Essex Poetry festival

2014 Essex Poetry Festival


25th September Gordon Meade at poetrywivenhoe
1st October Alan Price & Louise Warren at Southend Poetry Group
9th October Anne-Marie Fyfe, Mervyn Linford & Ray Morgan
at the Forum, Southend
11th October

Big Day of Poetry at the Cramphorn, Chelmsford
Blake Morrison, Caroline Gilfillan &Tim Cunningham
Hannah Lowe introduces the Open Poetry Competition winners

Essex poets:
Frank Dullaghan, Rikki Livermore and Rosie Sandler
“so too have the doves gone” anthology reading
Plus Open Mic


Poetry readings in conjuction with Essex Libraries
contact libraries for more details

Rosie Sandler
Witham Library, Tuesday 16 September, 10 - 11am
This is a closed event – by invitation from ‘Mum’s the Word’ book group.

Denis Ahern
Canvey Library, Tuesday 23 September, 2 - 4pm, 01268 683741

Mosaic poetry group - Dave Canning, Candyce Lange, Antony Johae, Caroline
Phillips, Alison Pendleton and Patricia Bloom

Colchester Library, Thursday 2 October, 6.30 - 8pm, 01206 245900

Tim Cunningham
Billericay Library, Thursday 2 October, 7.30pm, 01277 624624

John Steer
Shenfield Library, Monday 6 October, 11am, 01277 225540

Mosaic poetry group - Peter Sandberg, Sara Impey, Gwen Burrowes
Sible Hedingham Library, Monday 6 October, 7pm, 01787 460650

Dorothy Turner
Great Wakering Library, Tuesday 7 October, 11am - 12noon, 01702 291438

Derek Adams
Witham Library, Tuesday 7 October, 2.30pm, 01376 519625

Adrian Green
Galleywood Library, Wed 8 October, 7.30pm, 01245 259042

Peter Kennedy
Harwich Library, Friday 10 October, 2pm, 01255 503499

Mervyn Linford
West Mersea Library, Tuesday 21 October, 10am, 01206 383321


Be part of the art of the spoken word!
Enjoy poetry and spoken word performances. open mic events all over Essex in September and October.
Big Day of Poetry in Chelmsford


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