We had a fantastic afternoon yesterday at our 4th NPS Poetry Slam where we enjoyed listening to a wide range of poetry. Thank you to all 12 of our competitors – you are absolute stars! Our thanks also go to the lovely Leanne Moden for judging. Our very worthy winners for 2019 are (drumroll please!) in 3rd place, Hilary Cave, in 2nd place, Matt Miller, and in 1st place, Elizabeth Sanders. Congratulations one and all.
Nottingham Poetry Festival is returning from 26th April to 5th May 2019 for its 4th outing! It takes part in various venues across Nottinghamshire and will include national and local poets. Our very own Poetry Slam will be taking place as part of the festival on Saturday 27th April 2.30-5pm here at Nottingham Mechanics Institute.
Nottingham Poetry Society together with Nottinghamshire County Council Library Services and Five Leaves Press announce a new season of Beeston Poets. The launch event is on Saturday 20th October 2012, 7.30pm at Beeston Library, Foster Street, Beeston, Nottinghamshire when the poet Jackie Kay will be reading. Tickets are £10.00 (£8.00 concession) and are available from Beeston Library
Wirksworth Wordminers give a performance of their work at the Wirksworth Festival. Wirksworth Baptist Chapel 17th September 2012 7.30pm. Tickets £5.00 available on the door.
Poetry reading from this new collection featuring Ann Parker, Robert Cockcroft, Cynthia Howell and Peter Day.
Newark Library 12th September 2012 2 – 3.30pm
In November 2011, the Nottingham Evening Post published a feature article about the Society written by Mark Patterson. You can read this article online here.
Nottingham Poetry Society member David Duncombe’s latest poetry pamphlet Borders, Baggage, is available priced £5.00 from www.erbacce-press.com or from the poet at firstname.lastname@example.org ISBN: 978-1-907878-32-9
David is reading at the Leicester Poetry Society on 10th February 2012, 7.30pm at the Friends Meeting House, 16 Queens Road, Leicester