27th August 2020

Veronica Aaronson
Jean Atkin

24th September 2020

Julia Deakin
Jackie Wills

29th October 2020

Martyn Crucefix
Phil Kirby

26th November 2020

Clare Best
Robert Hamberger

17th December 2020

Things We Should Have Said

Veronica Aaronson

Guest Poet: Veronica Aaronson

Veronica Aaronson is the co-founder and one of the organisers of the Teignmouth Poetry Festival. She has won and been placed in several competitions. Veronica's work has been published widely in literary journals, online and in anthologies. Her first collection, Nothing About The Birds Is Ordinary This Morning was published by Indigo Dreams in 2018 and has been put forward for the 2020 Laurel Prize.

Jean Atkin

Guest Poet: Jean Atkin

Jean Atkin's new collection How Time is in Fields (May 2019) is available from Indigo Dreams Publishing. Her previous publications include Not Lost Since Last Time (Oversteps Books), and six poetry pamphlets. Her poetry has been commissioned for BBC Radio 4, featured on Ramblings with Claire Balding, and added to Best Scottish Poems by the Scottish Poetry Library. She works as a poet in education, wellbeing and community. She is Troubadour of the Hills for Ledbury Poetry Festival, and BBC National Poetry Day Poet for Shropshire.

27th August 2020, The Swan Hotel, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1LN

7:30pm - 10:00pm.

EVENT POSTPONED. APOLOGIES. IT WILL BE RESCHEDULED AS SOON AS IT IS SAFE TO DO SO! Meanwhile, you can hear guest poets, and join the virtual open mic, on the West Wilts Radio programme The Poetry Place, which is aired on the final Sunday of every month. To hear previous programmes, go to: https://westwiltsradio.com/shows/the-poetry-place/

Come and join us at Bradford on Avon's popular reading series, Words & Ears. Bring a poem or two to share in the open mic, or just bring yourself. All performers and listeners welcome: open mic slots always available on the night. £5 on the door.