Programme

Friday 15th June 2018

Poem for a Pint

Venue: The Basement at The Sussex Arms

Time: 7:00pm

Cost: FREE

If you want to read your poetry to a willing audience, why not come to The Sussex for ‘Poem for a Pint’? Put your name in the hat when you arrive and we will draw the 10 poets that get to read their poems on the night. Each chosen poet gets a free pint as payment! Readings from Dan Culmer and Louisa Campbell.

Saturday 16th June 2018

‘Paint me a poem…’
Poetry Workshop for Emerging Poets

Venue: The Studio at The Trinity Theatre

Time: 10.00am-12.00pm

Cost: £15.00 (14 places available)

Worried about dipping your poetic ‘brush’ in the ink? Have a go at composing something colourful without being worried about the splashes or the stains … A workshop for emerging poets (don’t worry about having little or no experience).


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Getting Published Seminar

Venue: The Studio at The Trinity Theatre

Time: 1.00- 2.00pm

Cost: £5.00

Join our panel of poets and editors for advice on getting your poems published and the dos and don’ts of submitting.


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Advanced Poetry Workshop

Venue: The Studio at The Trinity Theatre

Time: 2.15 – 4.15pm

Cost: £15.00 (14 places available)

For poets who want to learn new techniques, push their writing and hone their skills. This workshop also includes an editing element. Run by Forward Prize shortlisted poet, Abegail Morley, who is also co-editor of Against the Grain Press and blogs at The Poetry Shed.


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Poetry Reading

Venue: The Bar at The Trinity Theatre

Time: 4.30pm

Cost: FREE

Join us for a cup of tea (or something stronger!) while listening to some of Kent’s best poets.

Featuring Louisa Campbell, Jane Lovell, Jess Mookherjee, Abegail Morley, Jill Munro , Siân Thomas and Lawrence Wilson.

ON SATURDAY EVENING, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO JOIN US IN THE FRONT ROOM OF THE GEORGE, MT EPHRAIM,  FOR AN EVENING OF POETRY CHIT-CHAT. THE GEORGE SERVES GREAT FOOD AND AWARD-WINNING ALES.