On 2 April poetrywivenhoe was royally entertained by The Hosepipe Band and their music especially composed to accompany Martin Newell reading from his evocative rhyming ballad The Song of the Waterlily. In the second half of the evening we heard poems from Out of the Hat (Bryan managed two), we heard Martin busking at the joanna, […]

Just picked this one up on Facebook: Alex Toms Yesterday at 1:10pm · Twitter · “Retweeted Rosie Sandler (@RosieSandler): Great night at PoetryWivenhoe last night. Fantastic readings by @MWBewick and @GreeningPoet. Thanks to all involved!” – indeed thanks to both Rosie and Alex for this, we say.   Kim Moore, friend and past guest reader […]

MW Bewick will be a guest reader at poetrywivenhoe next Thursday 26 February – and furthermore he is co­-founder of Wivenhoe-based Dunlin Press, which is publishing a first volume of poetry and prose in March. Dunlin Press is a new independent publishing house; it was founded by Martin Bewick and Ella Johnston in 2014. Its […]

This is going to be a special evening, with guest and local readers! See the post on our News page for full details.

We have invited Kit Wright to make a return visit to poetrywivenhoe, after his very popular reading here just two years ago, in May 2012, when he was supported by Mike Harwood. This time, on Thursday 25 June the supporting readings will be from our ‘Landscapes’ group. Kit modestly writes “Kit Wright is a poet […]

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