Poetry for Pleasure

This group meets to read poetry together, to discuss what we read, discover poets old in time but new to some of us and also find out about new voices of the 21st century. Above all, our aim is to enjoy poetry and sometimes compose our own poems!

Leader Anne Hill 01252 687423

Day & Time Fortnightly on Mondays at 10.30 ’til noon’.
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Poetry Programme for Autumn Term 2019

16th  September                     Simon Armitage                                                

                                               Welcome to the new Poet Laureate                            

30th   September                    Alice Oswald                                                      

                                                Welcome to the new Oxford Professor of Poetry    

14th   October                        New Voices   

                                                  Poems from the younger generation                      

28th October                           Music, Lyrics and Poetry                                            

                                                With help from Leonard Cohen & Mick Hills  

11th November                      Remembering Various War Poets                                                  

25th November                      Edward Thomas                                                

                                                The Group Leader’s Indulgence!!

9th   December                       A Christmas Carol                          


If you are interested in finding out more about us, please contact our Membership Secretary, Gay Buckingham, on 01252 656210,  or use our Contact Form , who will provide you with membership details. Click here to download a copy of the Membership Application Form.