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Tuesday April 2 : Poetry Readers at the Bolthole Cafe

Poetry Readers at the Bolthole Cafe, the Wharfage, Ironbridge, TF8 7AW 2-4pm.

The theme is ‘Metamorphosis’.

Thursday April 4 : Reading at Script Haven Bookshop

Michael W Thomas will be reading with Tina Cole at Script Haven Bookshop, 104 High St, Worcester WR1 2HW at 7pm.

Free event.


Saturday April 6 : A ‘Poetry Walk’

A ‘Poetry Walk’ focussed on ‘celebrating spring flowers’ with Simon Fletcher on Llynclys Common, near Oswestry, 10.30am-1pm. Meet at Turner’s Lane car park, Dolgoch (on the A495). The walk will involve stopping points along the ‘Violet Trail’ for prompts and writing time. Bring your own refreshments and suitable clothing.

Tickets £12/ £10. For more info email:

Tuesday April 9 : Poetry-on-Loan

Jeff Phelps will be reading with poet-on-loan Iris Briscoe at Bridgnorth Library, 67 Listley Street, Bridgnorth WV16 4AW at 2pm.

Free entrance.

The reading is a Poetry-on-Loan initiative.

Tuesday April 9 : ‘City Voices’

‘City Voices’ with Keith Rogers, Fraser Scott, Karen Evans, Carol Howarth and Rick Sanders. The MCs will be Marion Cockin and Jane Seabourne. 7.30-9pm at the Lych Gate Tavern, 44 Queen Square, Wolverhampton WV1 1TX.

Tickets £5 on the door.

There will be a Spring Sale of selected Offa’s Press publications.

Saturday April 20 : ‘Country Voices’

Saturday April 20 : ‘Country Voices’ with Barbara Chapman, Kenton Samuels & Nick Pearson at the ‘All Nations’, 20 Coalport Rd, Telford, TF7 5DP, 2.30-4pm. MC Simon Fletcher.

Tickets £5 on the door.

Please note the change of venue for this month.

Monday April 22 : ‘Away with the Birds’

‘Away with the Birds’ a celebration of birds and nature for Earth Day, Oswestry Library, Arthur St, Oswestry SY11 1JN, 2-3pm.

Simon Fletcher and Kuli Kohli, the anthology editors, will be reading plus local contributors Roger Paul & Jan Westwood. Come along and enjoy an hour of delightful and thoughtful poetry.

For ticket information contact the library.

Saturday April 27 : ‘Virtual Voices’

‘Virtual Voices’, an ‘environmental special’ featuring Simon Fletcher, Chris Kinsey and contributors to the Apni Prithvi Sadda Kal anthology. 5-6.30pm. Pay-as-you-feel event on Zoom.