HappenStance Poet Events

Monday 13 February, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, Paul Stephenson reading with Carol Ann Duffy and friends.

Wednesday 22nd February: Charlotte Gann as guest poet at Chichester Poetry, with open mic, Jubilee Hall at New Park Centre, New Park Road, Chichester, PO19 7XY.  7:30pm. Tickets on the door £4, sign up on the night for open mic.

Wednesday 22nd February: Stephen Payne, Ouse Muse,  Auction Room bar, 1 Duke St, Bedford, MK40 3HD,  7:45pm. Hosted by Ian McEwen, with Open Mic.

StAnza Poetry Festival in St Andrews 1-5 March, 2017.

2 March, Thursday  – Ross Kightly reading at the launch of his new pamphlet Out of Bounds at Brighouse Library,Halifax Rd, Brighouse HD6 2AF 7:30 p.m.  Also reading are Siobhan Morrissey, Gaia Holmes, Winston Plowes & a Surprise Extra.

28 March, Tuesday – Cambridge, CB1 monthly reading series, Paul Stephenson. 

28 March, Tuesday – St Andrews, Toppings School of Nights reading, Andrew Sclater reading with Polly Clark.

Thursday 6th April, Needlewriters, John Harvey Tavern, Bear Yard, Cliffe High Street, Lewes BN7 2AN, Charlotte Gann reading with Alice Owens and John McCullough, 7:00pm for 7:45pm. Tickets on the door £5, £3 concessions.

Sunday 7 May, Paul Stephenson reading with Owen Lowry at Cheltenham Poetry Festival, 7:00 pm.

Thursday 29 June, Charlotte Gann and Marion Tracy reading alongside Judith Cair. Pighog, The Nightingale Room, 29-30 Surrey Street, Brighton BN1 3PA. 7:15pm for 8:00pm. Tickets on the door £5, £4 concessions, £3 for open mic participants.


 Photo shows a large crowd of people on comfy chairs in an arts centre intent on listening. That a poet is reading is implied, but it was actually Annie Fisher.