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 Workshop

The last Thursday of every month 7pm - 8pm sees our regular generative poetry workshop, held at The Fountain Inn, Gloucester.

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.

Villanelles Poetry Evenings

The last Thursday of every month 8pm - 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.

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

GPS Waterstones Gloucester

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 co-hosted by Jake Saw (of Waterstones Gloucester) 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 our latest daytime events.