GPS EVents

Find out what’s on

The Gloucestershire Poetry Society has a number of regular events for poets to learn and share their words in an all inclusive and supportive environment.

2019 will see more events, from critical workshops, performance workshops and one-off and regular poetry events, so watch this space!


Villanelles Poetry Evenings £4 on entry

Last Thursday of every month 7-10.30pm

Poetry Workshops 7-8pm

Open to poets of all levels and styles, these workshops help writers to try new techniques to boost their writing. Poets have the opportunity to stay for the Open Mice slot afterwards.

Poetry Evening with Guest Poets & Open Mic 8-10.30pm

Our Villanelles events are full of life and honest words, so join us for an inspirational night of poetry from and eclectic mix of poets and styles. We have Guest poets each month and we encourage first timers to have a go at reading and performing their works. Held at The Fountain Inn, Gloucester. Hosted by Ziggy Dicks and Jason Conway.

This event is held on the last Thursday of every month with a break in December.

The Villanelles are legendary, so head on over and be a part of the scene!

The entry fee pays for our guest poets and encourages poets to come to Gloucester to perform.

GPS Waterstones Gloucester

3rd Sunday each month

Our monthly daytime poetry event is held at Waterstones in Gloucester on the first floor. This is a family friendly event to encourage poets of all ages to share their words. Your welcome to be part of the audience or take part. This event is hosted by and Sarah (Saffy) Snell-Pym.

The event takes part next to the cafe, so treat yourself to a drink or food and enjoy inspirational poetry.

Watch out for our Poetry Roulette!!!

Check out our Facebook Page for a list of our latest and upcoming events.


Squawkers Poetry Evenings, with Guest Poets & Open Mic

3rd Friday each month, 7-10.30pm

Our monthly Cheltenham poetry event is held at The Sober Parrot and is hosted by Josephine Lay

This event is held on the third Friday of each month at 7-10.30pm

The Sober Parrot is an alcohol free zone serving fine food and drinks with a dedicated live entertainment area on the upper floor.

Check out our Facebook Page for dates of our forthcoming events.


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