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Sunday July 8 : Walking & Poetry workshop

Walking & Poetry workshop (11am-2pm) at the Stiperstones, Minsterley, Shropshire, SY5 0NG.

Simon Fletcher will be leading a walk and writing session, on the theme of landscape, around the Cranberry Rocks on the stunning Long Mynd, ending at the Bog Visitor Centre café. www.bogcentre.co.uk. The café has good disabled access, a great range of snacks & drinks but bring suitable clothing.

Meet at the car park up the bank from the visitor centre. Tickets £12/ £10. For more info ring Simon on 01691 831463.

Tuesday July 10 ‘City Voices’

‘City Voices’ with Jood Gough, Grace Bennett & Iris Rhodes plus a tribute by fellow poets and friends to the late Win Saha.

Tuesday July 10th, 7.30-9pm at The Light House, Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT.

Tickets £3 on the door.

Saturday July 14 : ‘Black Country Day’

‘Black Country Day’ poetry reading from the Poetry of the Black Country with Emma Purshouse, Marion Cockin & Simon Fletcher (plus anthology poets) at Bilston library, Mount Pleasant, Bilston, WV14 7LU.

Saturday July 14th, 11.30am -12.30pm.

Free event.

Saturday July 21 : ‘Country Voices’

‘Country Voices’ with John Woodall, Carol Howarth & Keith Chandler at the Meadow Inn, Buildwas Road, Ironbridge, Telford, TF8 7BJ.

Saturday July 21st, 2.30-4pm.

Tickets £4 on the door.

Saturday July 28 : Parkinson’s Disease benefit gig

Parkinson’s Disease benefit gig at the Light House, Wolverhampton.

Saturday July 28th, 11am-5pm.

Contact Brendan Hawthorne.

Offa’s poets Marion Cockin, Jane Seabourne, Kuli Kohli & Ros Woolner will be taking part.

Times tbc. All donations welcome.

Saturday August 4 : ‘From the Garden of Eden to Gardeners’ World’

‘From the Garden of Eden to Gardeners’ World’. A poetry workshop with Ros Woolner and Simon Fletcher on ‘gardens & gardening’.

Saturday August 4th, 10am-4pm.

This workshop will focus on the many aspects of gardens & gardening and the place this holds in many lives. Refreshments will be provided but bring your own lunch and suitable clothing. The day includes a gentle walk around the village.

Meet at Pant Memorial Hall, Pant, near Oswestry, SY10 9QG.

Tickets £20/£15. For further info or to book a place email: info@offaspress.co.uk.