7.30pm for 8pm Hawkwood College, Stroud Join ecopoet Helen Moore in Stroud to celebrate the launch of her third poetry collection, The Mother Country. Helen will be supported with additional readings by local poet, Adam Horovitz, who has written extensively about his mother, and about humanity’s relationship with the landscape. Expect themes of mothers, environmentalism, postcolonialism & future generations. Free entry, drinks available to purchase The Mother Country by Helen
We’d like to draw your attention to a future event organised by poet Jay Ramsay – a day pilgrimage to Culbone with meditation, writing
& convivial company. 10am for 10.30am, 7th October 2017
Meet at Culbone Inn car park (on A39 past Minehead). A Gatekeeper Trust day with Jay Ramsay, poet, following in the footsteps of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. ‘But oh ! that deep romantic chasm which slanted
Down the green hill athwart a cedarn cover!
A savage place ! as holy and enchant
The next Frome Poetry Cafe on Monday 24th features two major names, both reading from their new publications: Whitbread-winning author Lindsay Clarke is joined by Bristol poet Matt Duggan, whose previous collection won the 2015 Erbacce prize for poetry, in an unusual collaboration which we think you will find fascinating and thought-provoking. Lindsay says of his latest book A Dance with Hermes “John Moat, co-creator of the Arvon Foundation, envisioned Hermes as guardian deit
On the 9th of March 2017, Lindsay Clarke read from his poetry collection A Dance With Hermes at the Chapel Arts Cafe in Bath. it was a Tapas soiree, and also featured writers Crysse Morrison and Peter Please, along with music from The Bookshop Band and Paul Darby. Lindsay Clarke reading Peter Please sports the blue and back shirt. Beth and Ben – The Bookshop Band Paul Darby Crysse Morrison Photographs c. Crysse Morrison #event #LindsayClarke #Poetry #reading