Goodbye 2021, Here’s to 2022

Following an amazingly successful series of events for 2021 the festival committee met on Friday evening to officially wind up this year and start planning for 2022. Early days, but with a packed two week programme now under our belts despite the uncertainties arising from Covid and its lockdowns we feel confident that we canContinue reading “Goodbye 2021, Here’s to 2022”

That Went Well…

The final event in our 2021 festival took place on Friday evening with festival committee chairman, Charlie Bell, hosting his “Lockdown Selfie” before a sell-out audience. As well as showcasing Charlie’s poetry and his personal reflections on the world events that have thrown all our lives into turmoil over the past eighteen months, the eveningContinue reading “That Went Well…”

The Clock is Ticking…

Yes, we’re really shifting up a gear as we finalise the event listings for what is now a very packed festival. In addition to the staged events detailed in the image above you’ll also find a host of workshops and reading events, meetups, panel discussions and open mics featuring poets local and international. With aContinue reading “The Clock is Ticking…”

Under Starter’s Orders…

And we are very happy to confirm our first official events of the 2021 Tunbridge Wells Poetry Festival as we take over the Tunbridge Wells Forum for the afternoon and evening of August 22nd. While full details of what will be on offer are still being confirmed we can safely say that the planned programmeContinue reading “Under Starter’s Orders…”