In addition to the listed staged events the festival will offer a wide range of workshops, live readings and other poetry share opportunities. To make navigation a little easier we have broken these down into categories below, so feel free to make a beeline for your specific interest or to browse at leisure!
A mix of online and face-to-face events covering a range of topics for all ages.
Readings & Meetups:
Opportunities to hear, share and explore poetry with other enthusiastic wordsmiths.
Food for thought as local poets reveal their own inspirations and explore those of others
Several of our events include open mic sections. Find them all in one place here
Independent poetry presses abound in and around Kent and Sussex, and the Tunbridge Wells Poetry Festival is delighted to offer a platform for sharing and promoting them (see individual event listings for details).