Archive of Past Events

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Thursday, 25 May 2006 - 7:30pm Rachael Clyne

Poet Rachael Clyne from Glastonbury hosted the evening.

Wednesday, 26 April 2006 - 7:30pm Japanese Poetry

The mysteries of poetic forms such as Haiku, explored by Catherine Simmonds.

Tuesday, 21 March 2006 - 7:30pm A Quartet

Dawn Lawrence, Diana Turton, Roger Burt and Joyce Best presented their personal selection of poetry.

Tuesday, 21 February 2006 - 7:30pm Humour is a funny thing

John Darling and John Burgess presented "Humour is a funny thing".

Tuesday, 24 January 2006 - 7:30pm Pictures at an Exhibition

Gaie Vickers presented "Pictures at an Exhibition"

Wednesday, 21 December 2005 - 7:30pm Seasonal and winter poems

Seasonal and winter poems presented by Catherine Simmonds and Amelia Bennett. Mulled wine and mince pies and a chance to hear an original recording of Dylan Thomas reading his "A Child's Christmas in Wales".

Monday, 14 November 2005 - 7:30pm Relationships

Eve Simmonds from Sherborne presented an evening of poetry on the theme of relationships.

Thursday, 6 October 2005 - 7:30pm 2005 Poetry Competition

Reception to announce the winners of the East Coker poetry writing competition.

Monday, 18 July 2005 - 7:30pm Poetry, Parodies and Puzzles

Anne Bingley’s clever and entertaining collection of Poetry, Parodies and Puzzles.

Sunday, 12 June 2005 - 7:30pm Sebastian Hayes and Keith Walton

Shaftesbury poets Sebastian Hayes and Keith Walton.