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!”

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”

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…”