Seren Events Archive

The latest news on Seren’s books, authors, events and prizes.

30/03/2018 - 20:00

Next reader at Porthcawl’s ‘Green Room’ is poet and musician, Paul Henry, launching his new collection, The Glass Aisle (Seren 2018). The book moves between rage and stillness, past and present, music and silence.  It is Paul’s tenth book and will delight with its assured lyricism. Copies of The Glass Aisle will be on sale on the night and Paul will be delighted to sign copies. There will also be an open mic. Entrance £4.00. Everybody welcome!  

29/03/2018 - 19:30
Bradford on Avon

Paul Deaton is Guest Poet at Bradford on Avon's popular reading series, Words & Ears.  Paul's debut collection debut collection, A Watchful Astronomy (Seren 2017), is a Poetry Book Society winter recommended read. The second Guest Poet is Ramona Herdman. There will be also an open mic so bring a poem, story or song to share, or just bring yourself. All performers and listeners welcome: open mic slots always available. £4 on the door.

24/03/2018 - 10:00 to 13:00

Martyn will lead a Workshop/Discussion on Robert Frost’s poetry. His most recent collection, The Lovely Disciplines was published by Seren in 2017. Tickets:  £25 (£20 concessions). Advance booking only. Contact Martyn for further details: Email: or Tel: 07943328666.

22/03/2018 - 19:30

Enjoy a celebration of words and music with distinguished poet Tamar Yoseloff reading from her collection A Formula for Night: New and Selected Poems, (Seren 2015) plus favourite poems from her back catalogue. Tamar has published five poetry collections, has been nominated for the Ted Hughes Award and is Chair of Poetry & Spoken Word for the Society of Authors. Live music from Linda Kelsall-Barnett on classical guitar and open mic poetry combine to offer a stimulating mix of words and music. Readers and listeners equally welcome. Tickets: £7.00 (to include glass of wine). Visit the...

Yvonne Reddick will read from her fourth pamphlet, Translating Mountains, published by Seren in 2017 whilst Shara  Lessley reads from her new book The Explosive Expert's Wife (Wisconsin Poetry Series, 2018). For more information and to book visit: or email

19/03/2018 - 19:30

Martyn will be reading new and old work at an evening of poetry and music. There will be live music from Alan Franks and an open mic after the interval. Martyn's most recent collection, The Lovely Disciplines, was published by Seren in 2017. Admission to the event is FREE. For further details visit the Locally Sourced facebook page HERE.