Essex Poetry festival

Welcome to the 2016
Essex Poetry Festival


Poets in this year's festival include:

Christopher Reid,  Danielle Hope,  Victor Tapner, 
Clair Whitefield,  David Canning, 
Olmo Lazarus,  Alex Toms




Be part of the art of the spoken word!

Enjoy poetry and spoken word performances.

Take part in poetry events all over Essex.



View photos from 2015 Big Day of Poetry at the Cramphorn Theatre in Chelmsford Here



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"This is what a Poetry Festival should be -- lively and serious, with a variety of events to exchange and celebrate poetry." Maurice Riordan