Poetry in Aldeburgh:

Friday 8 November 2019                   13.00–14.00

Charlotte Gann reading with Alexandra Davis, Oliver Comins and Kathy Pimlott: ‘Outer Places/Inner Landscapes’. Peter Pears Gallery, Poetry in Aldeburgh.

                                                           14.00–15.00

Sally Festing, Jenny Pagdin and Peter Wallis read poems around mental health and Helen Calcutt showcases the CALM anthology. Peter Pears Gallery, Poetry in Aldeburgh.

                                                          10.00–11.00

Niall Campbell, Helen Calcutt, John Greening and Will Stone, introduced by editor Robert Selby, read as part of a Wild Court Magazine Showcase.  Peter Pears Gallery, Poetry in Aldeburgh.

Saturday 9 November 2019              10.00–11.00

D.A. Prince, David Clarke, Lisa Kelly, Hagar Peeters: ‘The Europeans — British, Danish & Dutch Poets’.  Jubilee Hall, Poetry in Aldeburgh.

                                                          10.00–11.00

Niall Campbell, Helen Calcutt, Patricia Debney and Alison Winch.  Peter Pears Gallery, Poetry in Aldeburgh.

                                                          14.30–15.30

Peter Daniels, Kaddy Benyon, David Briggs, Andrew McDonnell: ‘Celebrating Salt Publishing’ Jubilee Hall, Poetry in Aldeburgh.

Sunday 10 November 2019             08.30–09.30

Will Harris‘Breakfast talk: On Narrative in Poetry’ Peter Pears Gallery, Poetry in Aldeburgh.

                                                         11.30–12.30

Will Harris talks to Richard Osmond, Carmen Bugan, Sean Hewitt about alternative ways of writing on difficult subjects.  Jubilee Hall, Poetry in Aldeburgh.

                                                         13.00–14.00

Alison Brackenbury and Peter Sansom, plus Julia Blackburn, Mina Gorji, John Greening, Lisa Kelly and Jamie Osborn: ‘Poetry of Witness: Dictatorship, Ecology, Terrorism’  Jubilee Hall, Poetry in Aldeburgh.

                                                         14.30–15.30

Clare Best & Maria Jastrzebska, and performance by Grace Nichols, RSL Fellow & Cholmondely Award Poet ‘South Coast Poets Venture East’  Peter Pears Gallery, Poetry in Aldeburgh.

                                                         16.00–17.00

Lewis Buxton moderates on poetry and masculinity with Sean Hewitt, Richard Osmond, Gregory Pardlo and Anna Selby. Peter Pears Gallery, Poetry in Aldeburgh.

Sunday 10 November 2019            17.00–19.00

Helen EvansGreta Stoddart, Elaine Beckett and Gill Barr will be reading their poems and discussing ‘Whose voice is it anyway? at the Custom House, 46, The Quay, Exeter EX2 4AN. Entry £8. Part of Exeter Literary Festival, www.exelitfest.com 


Tuesday 12 November                   20.00–22.00

Sally Festing shares the floor with readings from My Darling Derry at Norwich’s National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall, King Street, Norwich NR1 1QE. Also slots for open mic. Free Entry.

Thursday 28 November                 19.30–22.00

Matthew Stewart with Ramona Herdman, Katy Evans-Bush, Rory Waterman, Rishi Dastidar and Mat Riches: Rogue Strands, An Evening of Poetry. Upstairs @The King & Queen, 1 Foley Street, London W1W 6DL

Thursday 28 November                 19.00–20.30

Gerry Cambridge launches The Light Acknowledgers & Other Poems at the Scottish Poetry Library. Guests, music and wine. 
Free but ticketed — follow SPL link: https://www.scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk/event/gerry-cambridge-launch-the-light-acknowledgers/ 

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