In addition to the larger staged events the 2021 festival also offered a wide range of workshops, live readings and other poetry share opportunities. An archive of these events is provided below. Details of the 2022 programme will be appearing soon on the main menu pages, so remember to check there for all the latest updates. Better yet, join our mailing list and get all the latest news direct to 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).