our meetings

The Society meets at 2.45pm on the fourth Saturday of most months )except where indicated) at the Nottingham Mechanics Institute, 3 North Sherwood Street, Nottingham NG1 4AX. We have a programme of readings, talks, workshops, and an open forum when members have the opportunity of presenting their own work.
Membership of the Society is £20.00 per annum. Cheque should be made payable to ‘Nottingham Poetry Society’ and sent to the Treasurer at 71 Saxton Avenue, Heanor, Derbyshire DE75 7PZ.

Visitors always welcome. (Visitors fee: £4.00 per session)
Contact us at: nottposoc@btinternet.com


NEXT MEETING: 22nd April 2017


Performance Poetry Competition

Open to all. Entry fee: £3.00 1st Round: Everyone has up to 3 minutes to impress the judge with their poetry and performance. 2nd Round: Those selected by the judge to go through to the 2nd Round have another 3 mins to perform. The judge will then choose a 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizewinner. Cash prizes. Sole judge: Jim Hall.  Come on down and let’s see you do it!



January 28th: Annual General Meeting + Poetry Reading by Members and Visitors

February 25th: PoetryWriting Workshop – led by Adrian Buckner

March 18th: Poetry Writing Workshop – led by Tony Challis.   (Please Note: this is the 3rd Saturday of March)

April 22nd: Performance Poetry Competition

May 20th:  Poetry reading with Liz Berry   (Please Note: this is the 3rd Saturday in May)

June 17th: Poetry Surgery (Please note: this is the 3rd Saturday in June)

July 22nd: Poetry Workshop – led by Orla Maria Godfrey-Carter

No Meeting in August

September 23rd: Poetry Reading by Marilyn Ricci and Maxine Linnell

October 28th: Social

November 25th:

December : No Meeting