Future Events

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 - 7:30pm Guest Poets Reading - Elizabeth Parker and Luke Palmer

Two Bristol poets, Elizabeth Parker and Luke Palmer, are coming to East Coker to read.  Both poets are recently published;  Luke Palmer was the winner of this year’s Prole Pamphlet Competition for Spring in the Hospital, and Elizabeth Parker has had her debut collection In her Shambles published in 2018.

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 - 7:30pm Sounding the Silence - R S Thomas

Sounding the Silence with R S Thomas.  A talk by John Summers

R S Thomas was a Welsh Poet and Priest.   John Summers will be exploring how he interpreted silence in his poetry, focusing particularly on the silence of place, the silence of self and the silence of God.

He will explore how R S Thomas found redemption in the menace and danger of quietness and absence.

A poet for difficult times like ours.                 

 

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 - 7:30pm Open Evening

Bring a couple of poems to read.  Read your own or any poem you feel will interest the group.

Or just come and listen.  These open evenings are always popular.