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PAST EVENTS

2016

16 December Host at Poets' Café with Katherine Maris, 8 for 8.30pm at South Street Arts Centre, 21 South Street, Reading RG1 4QU
29 November Guest spot for Creative Writing Class at Bracknell & Wokingham College, 7.30pm at Woodley Hill House, Earley, Reading RG6 1HH
8 November Reading at Creative Arts Anthology Re-launch, 6pm, Room 106 HUMSS Building, Whiteknights Campus at Reading University
5 November "High Wire Act: Poetry of Flight" with Claire Dyer and Lesley Saunders, 10-11am in the Peter Pears Gallery, High Street, Aldeburgh, as part of the Poetry at Aldeburgh Festival 2016.
16 October Reading at Wells Festival of Literature, 3pm in the Conference Room, Bishop's Palace, Wells BA5 2PD
7 October Quiet Compere Poets at Swindon Poetry Festival, 7.30pm at the 'Tent Palace of the Delicious Air', Richard Jeffries Museum, Marlborough Road, Swindon SN3 6AA
1 October "From Where I'm Standing" Poetry Writing Workshop, 10.15am - 12.15pm at Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, Bath Road, Swindon, SN1 4BA, in association with the Gallery's current Art and Ceramics exhibition:
www.swindonmuseumandartgallery.org.uk/event/from-where-i'm-standing
13 August Poetry reading + Zap Comedy on The Tree Stage, 12 noon for 12.30 at "Here Comes the Sun" Festival 11am-11pm at the Rising Sun Arts Centre, 30 Silver Street, Reading RG1 2ST.
www.risingsunartscentre.org/events/here-comes-sun-2016
31 July The Poetry of Food at "Taste at the Top of the Town" Food Festival, 12 noon and 3.30pm with TV cook Brian Turner on the Main Stage, Market Place, Basingstoke RG21 7QD
29 June Reading with Reading Stanza team for "Stanza Bonanza". 7 - 9.30pm at The Poetry Café, The Poetry Society, 22 Betterton Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9BX
29 May Poetry reading with Three Two Rivers Poets - Susan Utting, Ian House, Kate Behrens, 7pm at the Albion Beatnik Bookstore, 34 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AA.
www.albionbeatnik.co.uk
8 May Caversham Arts Trail "Poetry in the Garden", 4pm at Venue 10, 14 Kidmore Road, Caversham, RG4 7LU
30 April An evening with Nacera Guerin & Artist Friends at Henley Arts Trail, 7-9pm, D:TWO, 55-57 Market Place, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2AA.
23 April Poems for "A Sense of Place" Exhibition of 20th Century Landscapes, 12.30 pm, Madejski Gallery at Reading Museum, Blagrave Street, Reading RG1 1QH.
19 April Reading for Kent & Sussex Poetry Society, 8pm The Camden Centre, Market Square, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 2SW.
1 March For Thames Valley Writers at Tilehurst, 7.30-9.30.

2015

25 Nov "Hands & Wings" Poems in aid of Freedom From Torture reading with Philip Pullman, 12 noon, The Norrington Room, Blackwell's Bookshop, Oxford OX1 3VQ
29 Oct Reading with "Local Voices" at Wantage (not just) Betjeman Literary Festival, 7.30 pm, The King Alfred's Head, 31 Market Place, Wantage OX12 8AH
22 Oct Poems for "A Sense of Place" Exhibition of 20th Century Landscapes, 6.30 pm, Madejski Gallery at Reading Museum, Blagrave Street, Reading RG1 1QH. Exhibition runs till April 2016.
25 July Guest Poet at "Poetry Swindon Summer BBQ Party" - from 2pm at the Richard Jefferies Museum, Marlborough Road, Swindon, SN3 6AA
27 May "Stanza Bonanza" - 7pm at The Poetry Café, The Poetry Society, 22 Betterton Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9BX
18 May Reading at launch of "Old Belongings" Creative Arts Anthology, 6pm, Henley Business School, Whiteknights Campus, University of Reading.
15 May "Shades of Meaning" reading for Grey Hen Press Chapbook launch, 7.30pm, The Queen's Larder, 1 Queen Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3AR
03 May Poetry Reading for Henley Arts Trail - 8pm at D:TWO Café, 55-57 Market Place, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2AA, (01491 577414).
26 Feb Guest Poet at "Words & Ears" 7.30 pm, The Swan Hotel, 1 Church Street, Bradford on Avon BA15 1LN

 
2014

19 Dec High Wire Act: Poems of Flight with Claire Dyer & Lesley Saunders, 8 for 8.30pm at Poets' Café, South Street Arts, Reading RG1 4QU.
31 Oct Launch of The Interpreter's House #57, 7.30pm at Albion Beatnik Bookshop, 34 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AU.
02 Oct Swindon Festival of Poetry, High Wire Act: Poems of Flight, 3.30pm, Lower Shaw Farm Swindon SN5 5PJ.
01 Aug Poems for Peace 7:30pm, Acton Court, Bristol BS37 9TL.
28 Jul 'The Arts of Peace': Poetry in the Garden 6:30pm, Museum of English Rural Life, Reading RG1 5EX.
28 Feb Bath Literature Festival, 2.00pm The Central Library, The Podium, Northgate Street, Bath BA1 5AL.
26 Feb Chichester Poetry, 7.30 pm at New Park Community Arts Centre, New Park Rd, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 7XY.

2013

25 Oct Torbay Festival, Livermead Cliff Hotel, Torbay TQ2 6RQ
04 Oct Swindon Festival of Poetry, M4 Corridor Poetry, The Platform, Farringdon Road, Swindon, SN1 5BJ
24 Sep Guest reader at Fred & Blossom: Michael Bartholomew Biggs' launch, Woodley Library, RG5 4JA
05 Jul Ware Poets Open Poetry Competition Prize Giving and Adjudication Ware Arts Centre, Kibes Lane, Ware, Herts SG12
10 Jun Bath Week of Good Poetry, including launch of The Listening Walk Anthology and performance of Eye Lines with Trois-L
09 Jun Reading Poetry Festival: Two Rivers Press Poets, MERL, Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road, Reading RG1 5EX
28 May Book Study Day, The Embrook School, Embrook Road, Wokingham RG41
22 May Stanza Bonanza, The Poetry Café, The Poetry Society, 22, Betterton Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9BX
17 May Second Light Network Spring Festival, The Art Workers' Guild, 6, Queen Square, London WC1.
14 May Write Angle Poetry Night, The Square Brewery, Market Square, Petersfield, GU32 3HJ.
24 Apr The Shuffle, The Poetry Café, The Poetry Society, 22, Betterton Street, Covent Garden, LondonWC2H 9BX
26 Mar Toddington Poetry Society, Stockwood Park Golf Centre, Luton.
01 Mar 'Voices in the City 2013' at Bath LitFest, The Central Librry, The Podium, Northgate Street, City Centre, Bath BA1 5AL.
18 Feb 'Poetry Today' talk and discussion for Newbury U3A Group, Newbury, Berkshire.

2012

30/10 Warfield Arts Week, Poetry Evening with Patrick Osada and friends, Brownlow Hall, Newell Green, Warfield RG42 6AB.
22/10 Coffee-House Poetry at the Troubadour, 263-267 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court London SW5 www.coffeehousepoetry.org
21/10 Poets at the Albion Beatnik, Albion Beatnik Bookshop, 34 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AA.
14/10 Wells Festival Day of Poetry, The Swan Hotel, Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2RX
09/10 Trois-La at Cheltenham Festival, The Strand Lounge, The Strand Hotel, High Street, Cheltenham.
04/10 A Mutual Friend - Two Rivers Press Poets at the Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, Camden Town, London WC1N.
04/10 First Swindon Festival of Poetry with Blue Gates Poets, Stars for National Poetry Day, Central Library, Regent Circus, Swindon SN1 1QG
27/09 Rhythm & Muse, The Grey Horse & Ram Jam Club, 46 Richmond Road, Kingston-upon-Thames.
13/09 Artswords at Swindon, Reading Room, Central Library, Regent Circus, Swindon SN1 1QG
12/09 Loose Muse at the Poetry Society, 22 Betterton Street, Covent Garden, London WC2.
07/09 Can Openers Poetry, Bristol Old Vic Stalls Bar, King Street,Bristol, BS1 4DZ
07/09 Times of our Lives: Two Rivers Poets at Waterston’s, 6.30pm, Waterston’s’ Bookshop, Broad Street, Reading
27/06 Reading Writers’ Poetry Competition Prize Giving, RISC Centre, London Street, Reading, RG1 4PS
17/06 Whiteknights Studio Trail, Cloud Camera and Fair’s Fair, Venue 10, 24 New Road, Reading RG1 5JD.
16/06 Acumen Poetry Prize Shortlisted Poets, Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Queen Square, Bath
31 05 Rhythm & Muse, Grey Horse & Ram Jam Club, 46 Richmond Road, Kingston on Thames.
19/05 Museums at Night: Two Rivers Press Poets at MERL, Museum of English Rural Life, Reading, RG1 5EX.
12/05 Caversham Arts Trail, Two Rivers Poets,Venue 2, 17 South View Avenue, Caversham Reading RG4 5AB.
08/05 Music and Poetry Night, Holywell Music Room, Oxford University Faculty of Music, Holywell Street, OX1 3BN.
06/05 Torriano Poetry Reading, Torriano Meeting House 99 Torriano Avenue, Kentish Town, London NW5 2RX.
05/05 Henley Arts Trail, Venue 21: Castle Studios, 2 Wisteria Cottage, Ruscombe Lane, Ruscombe, Twyford RG10 9JP.
30/03 Publisher's Launch of A Fair's Fair (Two Rivers Press), Conference Hall at RISC, Reading International Solidarity Centre, 35-39 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS.
28/03 Northern Launch of A Mutual Friend: Poems for Charles Dickens (Two Rivers Press), The Portico Library, 57 Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3HY
08/03 Artswords at Swindon, Reading Room, Central Library, Regent Circus, Swindon. SN1 1QG.
04/03 Torriano Poetry Competition Adjudication Event, Torriano Meeting House, 99 Torriano Avenue, Kentish Town, London NW5 2RX.
12/02 Two Rivers Press Poets and Meet the Artists, The Old Fire Station Gallery, 66 Market Place Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2AG
12/02 Launch of A Mutual Friend (Two Rivers Press), Great Expectations Hotel Library, 33 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS.

2011 - Highlights

11/11 Freehand Writers’ Guest Poet, Oxford University at Rewley House, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA
25/09 Poetry Café, 11am, Marlborough Literary Festival, The Town Hall, High Street, Marlborough SN8 1AA
13/07 Poetry in the Garden, Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road, Reading RG1 5EX
03/07 Launch of Kaleidoscope, Pages Bookshop, 70 Lower Clapton Road, London E5 0RN
13/06 Launch of The Captain's Tower (Seren), The Troubadour Café, Old Brompton Road, London SW5
30/05 Launch of Reading Poetry with Two Rivers Press, The Troubadour Café, Old Brompton Road, London SW5

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