Poultry and Poetry in Poynton

11th September Poynton OpenMic –  Guest Poet is Helen Kay (Poultry Lovers Guide to Poetry)

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I don’t have any hen poems, although I do have one called ‘Game Bird in Autumn’ which I shall read, and my latest, on this National Poetry Month theme of Freedom.

Hosted by local writer, Margaret Holbrook, the events take place on the second Monday of every month at the charming UBAgenes in Poynton – the food and drink is as fresh and classy as the decor, by the way. Apart from the guest writers, everyone is invited to read from their own work or favourite authors and poets, or sit back and be entertained by the others. 7.30 p.m – 9.30 pm.

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Midsummer’s Literary Eve at Lymefield

Perfect venue – three very different authors will share and chat about their writing in this wonderful setting in Broadbottom, Cheshire.

Book /find out more at Lymefield Arts and Craft Centre

Literary Evening (1)

Meet the Authors in May

THREE LOCAL AUTHORS

will read from their work and tell traditional stories

at REMS Bar and Restaurant

Market Street, Chapel en le Frith

on Wednesday 10th May 2017, 7.30-9.30 p.m.

 Hosted by Chapel Arts

Admission £1.00

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Let Margaret Holbrook, Mark Henderson and Pam Turton entertain you in a friendly setting, with stories, poems and readings from their novels.

Copies of their books will be available for purchase, and questions and discussion will be welcome!

Inquiries:

Contact Mark: mark@markphenderson.com; 07397 164 551

Live Music and a Bit of Lit at The Globe

Chesterfield Pop Up Book Fair – July 27th

Wednesday 27thJuly 2016      10am-4pm

Come for a browse and chat.

Destination Chesterfield.

Meet me and other Derbyshire writers  in Chesterfield.

I’ll be there between 1 – 4pm in the Pavements Shopping Centre.

“Looking for something to read over the summer? Why not come along to our Pop-up Book Fair and browse a selection of books written by Derbyshire writers. The authors will be selling their books and chatting about their work.  There will also be a library stall with information about activities and opportunities for readers and writers.”

Learn more about the Pop Up Library event

Whaley Water Weekend June 10th-12th

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Whaley Water Weekend 2016

I’m delighted to be taking part in this next weekend for the first time. This wonderful music and arts festival has been going on for 15 years.

Fellow author Margaret Holbrook and I will be found in the historic Transhipment Warehouse 1.30 -2. 30 pm, Saturday and Sunday afternoons, with other writers and bookstalls.

We’ll be reading extracts from our novels and Margaret from her poetry collections. Looking forward to meeting and having a chat with you. Also we’ll have some books on sale.

Learn more about my novels:

Margaret’s website:

Find out more about the festival

 

READINGS AT REMS MAY 25th

Spoken Word Event at REMS Cafe Bar and Restaurant, Chapel en Le Frith – 7.30 pm

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I’m looking forward to returning to this lovely venue this week. I’ll be reading an extract or two from my novels and listening to writers joining us there.

Come and share your poetry or short piece of prose, or just to listen. It’s a free event, hosted by my friend and fellow author, Margaret Holbrook.

7.30-9.30 p.m.

Address: 29 Market St, Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak SK23 0HP

Look out for future Spoken Word events: 27th July, 28th September, 30th November