been bringing high quality poetry events to Wivenhoe for almost ten years
now. We invite a wide range of nationally known poets to read, as well as
There are a lot of established writers who are keen to come and perform in
Wivenhoe, but we also support local writers with a space to try out their
work. We have an
"Out of the Hat" open mic slot for new talent.
held the inaugural
Wivenhoe Poetry Prize
Competition, and published, in
association with the Wivenhoe Bookshop, a collection of new poetry:
Our second collection was
Other publications have followed, including
"KJV: Old Text New PoetryÓ,
too have the doves goneÓ,
All are available at the Wivenhoe
Bookshop or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Poetrywivenhoe is a
regular feature in the annual
Essex Poetry Festival.
standup poetry evenings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the
Royal British Legion, The Quay, Wivenhoe.
There is an interval bar.
For more information and contact details see: