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Friday   1st September 2017

10 am - 12 noon

Read Around - Optional theme 'Letter'.

Friday   6th October 2017

10 am - 12 noon

Jonas Hurst - Teacher, musician and TV presenter. 'Presenting yourself - and your work.'

Friday   3rd November 2017

10 am - 1pm

Anthology Revealed - Private view and launch for members and friends. Readings from THE WORDS followed by nibbles.

Writing Competition

Friday   1st December 2017

10 am - 12 noon

Anna Avebury - Poetry workshop - 'Create a poemcard' materials provided. We will look at 10 line poems on different subjects as a starting point.
 
 
Prose and Poetry Competition 2018
 
The theme for this year's competition is 'Pictures' - this year we are not allocating a meeting for the setting of the competition.
 
Poetry 30 lines maximum, Prose 2000 words maximum. Entries to show membership number only, and include £3 fee for each entry to the Treasurer, Joyce Bunting, by Friday 2nd March 2018.
 
 

Friday  5th January 2018
10 am - 1 pm
Tim Halstead - Local author presents his new book 'A School in Arms'. Followed by Read Around and New Year's party.
 

Friday   2nd February 2018

10 am - 12 noon

Read Around - Optional theme 'Builders'.
 

Friday   2nd March 2018

10 am - 12 noon

Janet Berenson - Writer, poet and tutor. 'Poems don't have to rhyme do they?
 
Deadline for competition entries.

Friday   6th April 2018

10 am - 12 noon

Read Around - Optional theme 'The secret'.

Friday   4th May 2018
10am  - 12 noon
Ruth Nason  - Announces the winners of the prose and poetry competition.

Friday   1st June 2018

10am  - 12 noon

Read Around - Optional Japanese style poems - Haiku, Tanka, Hokku, Reku etc.

Friday   6th July 2018

10 am - 1 pm

AGM followed by Read Around and Party.

Print

Summer break until Friday 7th September 2018
 
Meeting attendance fees:    Members - £2      Non-members - £4 (Readaround)     £5 (Guest Speaker)