1
Oct

City Voices

Date: 8th October 2019

Time: 7.30-9pm

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

Join us for a splendid evening of poetry and stories at 'City Voices' featuring Steve Corton, Pauline Llewellyn and David Bingham plus the launch of an exciting new anthology of Japanese style poetry, Ripening Cherries, from Offa's Press. Tickets £3 on the door.
27
Aug

Poetry Walk

Date: 28th September 2019

Time: 11am-1pm

Location: Madeley Library, 21-22 Russell Rd, Madeley, Telford TF7 5BB

Simon will be leading a 'Poetry Walk' (supported by Poetry on Loan) from Madeley library down to the Iron Bridge with poetry readings along the way. Enjoy some local poems and the fresh air of a gentle walk down into the Gorge. There will be a brief stop for refeshment at one of the pubs […]
27
Aug

Punjabi Women’s Writing Group

Date: 22nd September 2019

Time: 2.30-4pm

Location: The Marquee, Dale End Park, Ironbridge, Telford, TF8 7EG.

Simon will be MC for the Punjabi Women's Writing Group who will be reading their poems and stories at the Ironbridge Festival. The leader of the group is the widely published and travelled Kuli Kohli and it should be a sparkling afternoon of moving poetry and stories. Free event.
27
Aug

Country Voices

Date: 21st September 2019

Time: 2.30-4pm

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

This month's event will feature the workshop poets from the morning's walk plus Mollie Walton who will be reading from her novel The Daughters of Ironbridge. Tickets are £4 on the door.
27
Aug

Writing the River

Date: 21st September 2019

Time: 10am-1pm

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

As part of the Ironbridge 'Festival of the Imagination' Simon will be running an imaginative creative writing workshop with David Bingham. This will involve a walk up the River Severn from the Meadow Inn, Ironbridge, to Buildwas Abbey and focus on the power of the river: industrial, ecological and spiritual. Those taking part will be […]
27
Aug

City Voices

Date: 10th September 2019

Time: 7.30-9pm

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

Join Simon for an evening of poetry and stories at the Light House, Wolverhampton. On the bill this month we have Saqib Nadeem, Kerry Hadley, Bo Crowder and a tribute to the late Offa's poet Iris Rhodes. Tickets £3 on the door.
29
Jul

Seasonal Emotions

Date: 7th September 2019

Time: 10am-4pm

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

This exciting poetry workshop at Pant, near Oswestry, will be run by Cherry Doyle and Simon Fletcher and focus on how we interpret the seasons and how we project on them. Refreshments will be provided but bring your own lunch and suitable clothing. We shall have our picnics on Llanymynech Hill, a colourful spot at […]
29
Jul

Country Voices

Date: 17th August 2019

Time: 2.30-4pm

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

This month sees poetry from Hermione Sandall, Black Country family stories from Jill Tromans and the ever-entertaining former poet laureate of Staffordshire, Bert Flitcroft, who will share some of his recent work. Join us for a pleasant afternoon by the river Severn. Tickets £4 on the door.
29
Jul

City Voices

Date: 13th August 2019

Time: 7.30-9pm

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

Join us for a splended evening of poetry and stories at 'City Voices'. This month we have Mike Alma, John 'Mogs' Morris, Santosh Kumari, Kenton Samuels and Jane Seabourne. Tickets £3 on the door.
27
Jun

Wild Harvest

Date: 3rd August 2019

Time: 11am-2pm

Location: The Stiperstones, Minsterley, Shropshire, SY5 0NG.

Poetry writing workshop with Simon Fletcher leading a walk on the theme of 'wild harvest', up to the Cranberry Rocks on the Stiperstones. The walk will end at the Bog Visitor Centre cafe. Expect to see ravens, red grouse, heather, bilberries and cranberries, although this is a metaphorical 'harvest'. Meet at the car park above […]