Wow!

The final leg of our Poets in Pubs pub crawl last night, and what a triumph these events have been. Taking in Southborough, Rusthall and the Top of the Town itself we’ve entertained and been entertained by old friends and new faces alike, introducing special guests like A. P. Staunton and Roger West to newContinue reading “Wow!”

Well here we are…

halfway through our festival with a wealth of wonderful poetry and workshops already under our belts, but there’s still much more to come in the second half, including tonight’s Poets in Pubs open mic at Rusthall Club with special guests Harry Barden and A P Staunton. Continuing with local poets and poetry groups on SaturdayContinue reading “Well here we are…”

We have lift off…

Two reading events at Tunbridge Wells Forum got the festival off to a cracking start over the jubilee weekend with a celebration of local poetry on Saturday and an Under 18’s open mic on Sunday. Our youngest reader, Ava, delighted us with a self-penned poem about volcanoes that really blew us away! Moving forward, weContinue reading “We have lift off…”

Almost there…

So time to buy your event tickets, book your workshops and sign up for our open mics. Yes, there are just a few days to go until our Festival begins with a taster and showcase of local talent at Tunbridge Wells Forum on Saturday 4th June. Lots of local names, including many who will beContinue reading “Almost there…”

Full Steam Ahead

Just a few more weeks to go now and Tunbridge Wells Poetry Festival will be underway. You’ll see leaflets, posters and other promotional material appearing around town and in local media soon, many offering variations on the headliner showcase theme above, but don’t let that fool you into thinking that is all we have toContinue reading “Full Steam Ahead”