12
Dec

Beginnings Poetry Workshop

Date: 4th January 2020

Time: 10am-4pm

Location: Pant village hall, Pant near Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 9QG.

The first Pant workshop of the year will focus on 'beginnings' with poets Ros Woolner and Simon Fletcher (10am-4pm). We shall get the year under way writing poetry about all sorts of beginnings from life and nature to awareness and relationships.  What are you beginning in 2020? Refreshments will be provided but bring your own […]
19
Nov

Country Voices

Date: 21st December 2019

Time: 2.30-4pm

Location: The Meadow Inn, Buildwas Road, Ironbridge, TF8 7BJ.

Escape the Christmas mayhem for a thoughtful and warming afternoon of stories and poetry at the Meadow Inn. This month we have loving memories from Santosh K. Dary, short stories from Natalie White and poetical fireworks from John Sewell. A pre-Christmas treat! Tickets £4 on the door.
19
Nov

City Voices

Date: 10th December 2019

Time: 7.30-9pm

Location: The Light House, Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT.

This month features turns from Anne Hastings, Andrew Button, Carol Howarth and a tribute to the late Dave Reeves with Simon Fletcher, Brendan Hawthorne and Emma Purshouse. Tickets £3 on the door.
19
Nov

The Poetry of Worcestershire

Date: 30th November 2019

Time: 2-3pm

Location: The Worcester Arts Workshop, 21, Sansome Street, Worcester, WR1 1UH.

Join us for an hour of inspiring poetry about Worcestershire, the latest county anthology from Offa's Press. From the Wyre Forest to the Vale of Evesham, Edward Elgar to Basil D'Oliveira, carpet makers and porcelain painters, the county's rich working life and landscape is here. With readings from Michael W. Thomas, Sarah James, Raine Geoghegan, […]
19
Nov

Shrewsbury Literature Festival

Date: 24th November 2019

Time: 11am-1pm

Location: The Greenhouse Cafe, 1, Milk Street, Shrewsbury, SY1 1SZ.

Simon will be at the Shrewsbury Literature Festival 'brunch' this year featuring Offa's Press poets Nellie Cole, Kuli Kohli and Emma Purshouse. It should be a lot of fun so come along and hear three of the most talented poets in the region. Tickets are £10 available from the festival website link.
31
Oct

The Poetry of Worcestershire

Date: 19th November 2019

Time: 6-7pm

Location: Kidderminster library, Market St, Kidderminster, Worcestershire DY10 1AB

Join us for the launch of the new county anthology The Poetry of Worcestershire from Offa's Press. Among the readers from this exciting new collection will be Heather Wastie, Simon Fletcher, Jenna Plewes and Michael W. Thomas. Refeshments available. Ample parking nearby. All welcome.
31
Oct

Country Voices

Date: 16th November 2019

Time: 2.30-4pm

Location: The Meadow Inn, Buildwas Road, Ironbridge, TF8 7BJ.

The 'Meadow' afternoons continue with appearances from Shropshire poet Mollie Bolt, Wednesbury's 'poet laureate' Brendan Hawthorne and Stourport novelist and poet Michael W. Thomas. Tickets are £4 on the door. Everyone welcome.
31
Oct

City Voices

Date: 12th November 2019

Time: 7.30-9pm

Location: The Light House, Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT.

Join us at the Light House for a splendid evening of stories & poetry from Paul Harvey, Jane James and Michael W. Thomas plus the launch of a new county poetry collection from Offa's Press: The Poetry of Worcestershire. Tickets £3 on the door.
1
Oct

Preparing for Winter poetry workshop

Date: 2nd November 2019

Time: 10am-4pm

Location: Pant village hall, Pant near Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 9QG.

The latest Pant poetry workshop with 'poet on loan' Jeff Phelps and Simon Fletcher will focus on what we do to prepare for winter. This includes a gentle walk around Pant village. Refeshments will be provided but please bring your own lunch and suitable clothing. Work produced at the workshop may be published on the […]
1
Oct

Country Voices

Date: 19th October 2019

Time: 2.30-4pm

Location: The Meadow Inn, Buildwas Road, Ironbridge, TF8 7BJ.

Drop in at the Meadow Inn for an enjoyable afternoon of poetry with Kenton Samuels, Chris Kinsey and the launch of the latest Offa's Press anthology, Ripening Cherries, hosted by David Bingham and Simon Fletcher. Tickets £4 on the door.