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Virginia Astley has a new poetry collection called The English River (Bloodaxe) 

This is a poetic tribute to the river Thames - its places and its people. More information about her book here:



POETRY GROUP WINS VILLAGE QUIZ and 2nd place in the Yeovil Community Arts Quiz!

Diana Turton led a Poetry Group team to victory in the East Coker village quiz on Saturday 10th March.   Despite formidable opposition from the other nineteen teams, the Poetry Group was the clear winner in what was a very enjoyable evening for all those who took part.

....and runner up in the YCAA 2018 Quiz at the Johnson Suite in the Octagon, Yeovil.


Jeremy Langworthy wins the 2017 East Coker Poetry competition 

See the competitions page for the winning poem


The Parish of East Coker is still threatened by a huge urban development of about 800 houses.

South Somerset District Council is pushing ahead with plans to expand the town of Yeovil.