In addition to the listed staged events the 2022 festival will offer a wide range of workshops, live readings and other poetry share opportunities. We will be posting details of these events throughout April and May under the categories below, so remember to check back regularly. Better yet, why not join our mailing list and get all the latest news straight into your inbox?
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).
For a flavour of what will be on offer check our 2021 Archive