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 or from the poet at  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