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
3rd Friday each month
Our monthly Cheltenham poetry event is held at The Sober Parrot and is hosted by Josephine Lay and Ann-Marie Kurylak.
This event is held on the third Friday of each month at 8-10.30pm
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.
Squawkers Poetry Workshops
Come along to our regular Cheltenham Poetry Workshop held at The Sober Parrot on the ground floor in the cafe area.
The workshop runs for an hour 7-8pm and is followed by open mic on the first floor till 10.30pm.