Here are the events I'm involved with in August.



August 6 Poetry Writing Workshop at Pant on the theme of ‘water’ with Cherry Doyle. We’ll be sharing ways to write poetry about water (symbolic, metaphorical and ecological) and the workshop will include a short walk along the beautiful Montgomery Canal at Llanymynech.


Meet at Pant village hall, Pant, near Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 9QG, 10am-4pm. Bring your own lunch and sensible clothing. Refreshments will be provided. Tickets £25/£20. There is ample parking at the hall. For more info please email:


August 9 ‘City Voices’ at the Lighthouse, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT, 7.30-9pm in its regular format. A sparkling evening of West Midland poetry & stories with Rosina Trotman, Peter Hill, Gracey Bee, Brian Dakin & Kuli Kohli. Tickets £5 on the door. All welcome.

August 20 ‘Country Voices’ with Santosh K. Dary, David Bingham & Ros Woolner, 2.30-4pm. A great afternoon of poetry and entertainment at the Water Rat, Buildwas Road, Ironbridge, TF8 7BJ. Tickets £5 on the door.

August 27 ‘Virtual Voices’ in its new slot on the 4th Saturday of the month and new time. This month we have Tom Allsopp, Marion Cockin, Bob Hale (from Xian, China) and Jenna Plewes. 5.00-6.30pm on Zoom. Go to the Offa’s Press ‘events’ page for the link: Contributions welcome via our















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