Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 19:30

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Virtual First Thursday | A National Poetry Day Special

Join us on Thursday 1 October for Virtual First Thursday: A National Poetry Day Special.

We will be joined by Rhian Edwards and Marvin Thompson whose collections The Estate Agent’s Daughter and Road Trip (Peepal Tree) are National Poetry Day Recommended Reads, and Sarah Wimbush whose pamphlet Bloodlines won the Mslexia/PBS Women’s Poetry Pamphlet Prize 2019 (which has just opened for entries for 2020).

Tickets £2 (plus admin fee), available from

We will host our usual open mic after the readings. Why not bring along a poem on the National Poetry Day theme of Vision (not compulsory)? Email if you would like to sign up.

National Poetry Day have lots of inspiration on their website if you would like to get involved:

The Books:

The Estate Agent’s Daughter, Rhian Edwards

Road Trip, Marvin Thompson (Peepal Tree)

Bloodlines, Sarah Wimbush