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The Black Cab, a poetry reading John Challis was born in London and lives in Whitley Bay. His first pamphlet of poems, The Black Cab focuses on his father’s vocation as a London Taxi Driver and features poems about work, class and ancestry. His poems have appeared on BBC Radio 4 and widely in…(Read More)

Poetry Café


Poetry Café 2018 Poetry is taking over at The Granary on the Saturday of the Festival weekend. Anne Ryland will be running a poetry writing workshop from 9.45am-12.15pm and the poet John Challis will be performing at 4.00pm. See Events for more details and to book your tickets. Like the jam…(Read More)

Ann Ryland: Prose Poetry ~ Form or Non-Form? It has sparked discussion and controversy, not to mention resistance! To define prose poetry simply as a block of prose possessing poetic qualities is to understate its rich possibilities. Discover more at this writing workshop. We will read some contemporary prose poems and then, through a variety…(Read More)

Crime Writing Workshop Crime fiction is the best-selling genre – so it’s no mystery that many writers want to try it. But how do you create an original detective, a convincing villain and a pacy plot? Join five-times-published author Bea Davenport for a writing workshop that takes you through some of the…(Read More)