Forthcoming Events

Friday 9th June 2017 – Guest reader: Wayne Holloway-Smith

Wayne Holloway-Smith’s work has appeared in a number of magazines and anthologies nationally and internationally. He co-edits occasional journal, Poems in WhichAlarum, his debut collection, was published by Bloodaxe Books in 2017.






Your host for the evening: Kate Noakes

Kate’s sixth collection is Paris, Stage Left (Eyewear 2017). Her website ( is archived by the National Library of Wales and she was elected to the Welsh Academy in 2011. She lived in Reading for over 30 years





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Doors open at 8.00 pm. Entry costs £5 and £4 for concessions.

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Photographs of the event may be taken for use on social media.

As ever there will be plenty of one poem open mic slots.

Dates for 2017 are: 13th January, 10th February, 10th March, 14th April, 12th May, 9th June, 14th July, 11th August, 8th September, 13th October, 10th November, 8th December.