2018 Poetry Competition Winners

We announced our winners way back in June but held off posting them on here to allow one of the authors to submit their work to another publication. We can now present to you the top three poems on the subject of 'flight' as decided by our lovely judge, Leanne Moden.   In Third Place,…


Poetry Competition Results: Interview with Leanne Moden

Leanne Moden is a poet, performer, writer, workshop leader, compère and event organiser, currently living in Nottingham, and we asked her to judge our Poetry Competition. Thankfully, she said yes and also agreed to a little interview about her background, her tastes in poetry and her thoughts on the competition and winners.

Formal Meeting on 7 June Cancelled

Hi all!  Just a quick note to let you know that we've had to cancel our June formal meeting with poet and competition judge Leanne Moden due to virtually everyone having to be elsewhere (I'm stuck in Slough, for example). However, I will be conducting an interview with Leanne over Skype and will post the…

Poetry Competition 2018

We are pleased to announce the launch of our annual poetry competition on the theme of 'FLIGHT'. The competition is open to all-comers with cash prizes for the top three, plus an extra prize for the top local poet. We're delighted to have Leanne Moden as our judge and she will be announcing the winners…

Winning Poems, 2017

We recently announced the results of our poetry competition and the three winners have agreed to have their poems published on our blog. So here, in reverse order, are three wonderful poems on the subject of 'hope': Sky Skaters; Catching The Train To Work From The Suburbs; and Hoping For Inspiration.