31st January 2019

Ben Banyard
Carrie Etter

28th February 2019

David Cooke
Ian Royce-Chamberlain

28th March 2019

Philip Gross
Lesley Saunders

25th April 2019

Rachael Clyne
Janet Sutherland

30th May 2019

James Davey
Jinny Fisher

27th June 2019

Martina Evans
Aoife Mannix
Richard Douglas Pennant
Stuart Silver
Helen Moore

25th July 2019

Alison Brackenbury
Shirley Wright

29th August 2019

Michelle Diaz
Jonathan Edwards

26th September 2019

Sue Boyle
Maggie Harris

Sue Boyle

Guest Poet: Sue Boyle

Sue Boyle and Miranda Pender will be bringing a special production of Sue's Victorian love story The Letters from Mexico, which has already staged as a theatre production in Taunton and launched with artwork by Jude Wisdom at the Teignmouth Festival of Poetry. Slides based on the works of Frederick Lord Leighton and Henri 'Le Douanier Rousseau' and a new edition of The Letters created for this occasion will complete the show.

Maggie Harris

Guest Poet: Maggie Harris

Maggie Harris is a Guyana-born writer from Kent living in Wales. Her poetry is a blend of English lyricism and Caribbean Creole; she has twice won the Guyana Prize and the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2014. Her poem Lit by Fire was commissioned to represent Kent by BBC Radio for National Poetry Day 2016. Represented by Renaissance One Projects, she has performed alongside Jean Binta Breeze and John Agard. Her latest books are Sixty Years of Loving, (poetry) Cane Arrow Press, and Writing on Water, (stories) published by Seren.

26th September 2019, The Swan Hotel, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1LN

7:30pm - 10:00pm.

Come and join us at Bradford on Avon's popular reading series, Words & Ears. 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.