Next poetry workshop at Winchester Discovery Centre

Learn the “Rules” of Poetry Writing Winchester Discovery Centre, Saturday 26th May 10am-4pm, £25 (£18.50 concessions) As a person and as a poet, I like to try things out: exploring new places, learning about new ideas, trying out a new approach in a poem. But sometimes it”s good to go back to the tried and(…)

Spring Term children’s classes at P&G Wells

It’s that time again: a new term, so I have a new Creative Writing course starting Thursday Jan 12th at Wells Bookshop, Winchester. Here’s a rundown of what it’s all about: It’s for children aged between 7 and 12, It’s a 10-week course (excluding half term) that runs from 5 to 6.30pm. The cost is £105. There’s a group(…)

December Poetry events – Winchester and Southampton

Tis the season to get out and share a love of poetry and spoken word – at least it is at the moment in Winchester and Southampton, where there are several high-quality events coming up before Christmas. Here they are, and I hope that you’ll come and share the seasonal spirit: Poetry Platform at the Railway(…)

Live poetry, stories, and more on Thursday 2nd June

Winchester’s literature performance scene is, somehow, managing to carry on expanding. (Do we have the highest density of writers per head of population outside Dublin? Discuss…). Next up are not just one but TWO high quality events on the same night: Live Poetry at the Bridge Patisserie, Bridge St, Winchester: 7pm This is the one(…)

Children’s Space Writing Day

Many thanks to all the wonderful kids who took part in the Space writing day on Tuesday 10th August. You certainly had plenty of ideas and enthusiasm. From joining in noisily from the initial ‘Blast Off’ activity, to making up fascinating aliens and planets, Helpers and Gifts, poems and stories, you filled the room with(…)