2017

January 14th, 10.30-4pm Barrow Poetry Workshop, Hawcoat and Ormsgill Memorial Hall, 17 Dalton Lane, LA14 4HT, £15 including tea, coffee and biscuits.  Please email to book

February 3rd, 7.30pm Cumbria Cultural Awards, Short performance at the awards, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

February 11th, 10.30-4pm Barrow Poetry Workshop, Hawcoat and Ormsgill Memorial Hall, 17 Dalton Lane, LA14 4HT, £15 including tea, coffee and biscuits.  Please email to book

February 11th, 7.30pm
 A Poem and a Pint, The Supper Room, The Coronation Hall, Ulverston.  Performing short open mic spot.  Guest Poet Rita Ann Higgins.

February 15th, 7.30pm Natterjacks Open Mic, Natterjacks Cafe, 34 Queen Street, Ulverston.  Free Entry, sign up on the door.

February 17th, 7.00pm  Verve A Birmingham Festival of Poetry and Spoken Word, Waterstones, 24-26 High Street, Birmingham, B4 7SL, Poetry Reading with Mona Arshi and Katrina Naomi.  Also running a Poetry Workshop on Saturday 18th February at the festival from 1-3. *WORKSHOP SOLD OUT*

February 20th-25th, St Ives Poetry Residential, Treloyhan Manor Hotel, St Ives.  Co-tutor David Tait.  Guest Poet Penelope Shuttle £420 to include accommodation, food, readings and workshops *SOLD OUT*

March 2nd Poetry School Course starts. 7-9pm “Brief Encounters” 5 weekly sessions at the Friends Meeting House, Manchester. Get in touch with the Poetry School to book and for more info.

March 7th, Words By The Water Festival, Theatre By The Lake, Keswick.  5 minute reading with other Cumbrian Poets

March 12th, Poetry Workshop, Swindon, 10-4pm The Richard Jeffries Museum

March 13th, Loose Muse Poetry Reading, 7.30pm Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, £5 entry S0238SB

March 18th 11th, 10.30-4pm Barrow Poetry Workshop, Hawcoat and Ormsgill Memorial Hall, 17 Dalton Lane, LA14 4HT, £15 including tea, coffee and biscuits.  Please email to book.

March 24th, 7.30pm, Reading with David Tait, Sheffield (more info to follow)

March 25th, Reading at Lancaster LitFest with Hannah Lowe, 4.00pm, The Storey Auditorium, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster LA1 1TH

April 8th 11th, 10.30-4pm Barrow Poetry Workshop, Hawcoat and Ormsgill Memorial Hall, 17 Dalton Lane, LA14 4HT, £15 including tea, coffee and biscuits.  Please email to book.

April 10th-14th, Kents Bank Poetry Residential, Abbot Hall Hotel, Kents Bank, Grange Over Sands.  Co-tutor Jennifer Copley.  Guest Poet Sarah Hymas £396 to include accommodation, food, readings and workshops

April 28th-30th, South Downs Poetry Residential, Co-tutor Hugh Dunkerley, £280 (single room) £230 (sharing)

May 10th, Poetry Reading, 7.30pm, The Square Chapel, Halifax

May 13th, 10.30-4pm Barrow Poetry Workshop, Hawcoat and Ormsgill Memorial Hall, 17 Dalton Lane, LA14 4HT, £15 including tea, coffee and biscuits.  Please email to book.

June 10th, 10.30-4pm Barrow Poetry Workshop, Hawcoat and Ormsgill Memorial Hall, 17 Dalton Lane, LA14 4HT, £15 including tea, coffee and biscuits. Please email to book.

June 16th-18th, KENDAL POETRY FESTIVAL

June 21st, 7pm Visiting Poet at Garsdale Retreat.  Tutor Jane Draycott

July 5th English Shared Futures Conference.  Taking part in a Round Table discussion

July 12th, Visiting Poet at Lumb Bank Residential Poetry Course.  Tutors Ann and Peter Sansom

July 15th, 10.30-4pm Barrow Poetry Workshop, Hawcoat and Ormsgill Memorial Hall, 17 Dalton Lane, LA14 4HT, £15 including tea, coffee and biscuits. Please email to book.

August 22-29th – Performing at Struga Poetry Evenings, Macedonia

September 9th, 10.30-4pm Barrow Poetry Workshop, Hawcoat and Ormsgill Memorial Hall, 17 Dalton Lane, LA14 4HT, £15 including tea, coffee and biscuits. Please email to book

September 29th, 7pm Settle Sessions, Poetry Reading in Settle and judging of Settle Poetry Competition

October 1st, 7pm Buzzwords Poetry Reading, Cheltenham

October 14th, 3.30pm-5.00pm, Durham Book Festival, ‘Rich Seams: A New Generation of Poets from the North’

October 21st, 10.30-4pm Barrow Poetry Workshop, Hawcoat and Ormsgill Memorial Hall, 17 Dalton Lane, LA14 4HT, £15 including tea, coffee and biscuits. Please email to book

November 2nd, 7pm Poetry Readingat Brantwood with Geraldine Green

November 4th, 7.30pm, Dalton Literature Festival, Compere at Open Mic

November 11th, 10.30-4pm Barrow Poetry Workshop, Hawcoat and Ormsgill Memorial Hall, 17 Dalton Lane, LA14 4HT, £15 including tea, coffee and biscuits. Please email to book

December 2nd, 10.30-4pm Barrow Poetry Workshop, Hawcoat and Ormsgill Memorial Hall, 17 Dalton Lane, LA14 4HT, £15 including tea, coffee and biscuits. Please email to book

December 8th-11th, Kents Bank Poetry Carousel, Abbot Hall Hotel, Kents Bank, Grange Over Sands.  Tutors Kim Moore, Steve Ely, David Morley and Hilda Sheehan

2016

4th January 2016, 7.30pm, Guest Poet for Puzzle Hall Poets, Puzzle Hall Inn, 7.30pm at Hollins Lane, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2QG, GB

7th January 2016, 7.30pm, Guest Poet for the Red Shed Readings, Wakefield Labour Club Red Shed, 18 Vicarage Street, Wakefield

9th January 2016, 10.30-4pm, Barrow Poetry Workshop, £15,
Beginners and Experienced poets welcome.  Please bring 10 copies of a poem to share and receive feedback on for the afternoon session.  Ormsgill CDC Centre, Ormsgill Primary School, Mill Bank, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 4AR
Please get in touch to reserve a place in advance

15th January 2016, Poetry Reading, Dale Lodge Hotel, Grasmere, 7.30pm
Reading with Deborah Hobbs, Josephine Dickinson, Geraldine Green, Richard Skinner and Mark Ward

28th January 2016 – Poetry School Online Course starts ‘What Work Is’ – There are still a few places left on this course.

13th February 2016, 10.30-4pm, Barrow Poetry Workshop, £15,
Beginners and Experienced poets welcome.  Please bring 10 copies of a poem to share and receive feedback on for the afternoon session.  Venue to be confirmed.  Please get in touch if you would like to book a place

15th-20th February, Residential Poetry Course at Treloyhan Manor Hotel, St Ives,  Tutors: Kim Moore and Steve Ely, £395 to include accommodation, breakfast and three course evening meals and all workshops and readings during the week

20th February 2016, 7.30pm, A Poem and a Pint, The Supper Room, Coronation Hall, Ulverston.  Guest Poet is Maurice Riordan

4th March 2016, 11.30AM, Read Regional Event, Central Library, South Shields

4th March 2016, 7pm, Picture the Poet Reading, Tullie House, Carlisle.  Dove Cottage Young Poets performing poetry on the theme of Identity and in response to the Picture the Poet exhibition

5th March 2016, 10.30-4pm, Barrow Poetry Workshop, £15,
Beginners and Experienced poets welcome.  Please bring 10 copies of a poem to share and receive feedback on for the afternoon session.  Ormsgill CDC Centre, Ormsgill Primary School, Mill Bank, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 4AR
Please get in touch to reserve a place in advance

18th March 2016, 3pm, Read Regional Event, South Elmsall Library

31st March 2016, 7.30pm, Read Regional Event, Rivers Meet Cafe, 102 Leeds Road, Methley, Leeds, LS26, 9EP, Exploring Poetry Session at 6.30pm with Linda France, followed by a poetry reading with met at 7.30pm

1st April 2016, 7pm-8pm, Reading at the North West Literary Salon, Waterstones, King Street, Lancaster

2nd April 2016, 10.30-4pm, Barrow Poetry Workshop, £15,
Beginners and Experienced poets welcome.  Please bring 10 copies of a poem to share and receive feedback on for the afternoon session.  Ormsgill CDC Centre, Ormsgill Primary School, Mill Bank, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 4AR
Please get in touch to reserve a place in advance

9th April 2016, 7.30pm A Poem and a Pint, Guest Poet Liz Berry, The Laurel and Hardy Museum, Ulverston,

15th April 2016, Reading at Manky Poets in Chorlton Library, Chorlton

21st April 2016, 11am, Reading with Andrew Forster at Read Regional Event, City Library and Arts Centre, 28-30 Fawcett Street, Sunderland, SR1 1RE.  Exploring Poetry session with Linda France starts at 10am.

28th April 2016, 7pm, Read Regional Poetry Reading, York Explore Library and Archive Library Square, Museum Street, York, YO1 7DS.  (Exploring Poetry Session starts at 6pm with Anna Woodford)

7th May 2016, 3pm, Read Regional Event, Reading at Keighley Library, North Street, Keighley, BD21 3SX (Exploring Poetry Session with Carole Bromley at 2pm)

11th May 2016, 7.30pm, Hosting Open Mic at Natterjacks in Ulverston, Free Entry, Sign up on the door

14th May 2016, 10.30-4pm, Barrow Poetry Workshop, £15,
Beginners and Experienced poets welcome.  Please bring 10 copies of a poem to share and receive feedback on for the afternoon session.  Ormsgill CDC Centre, Ormsgill Primary School, Mill Bank, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 4AR
Please get in touch to reserve a place in advance

16th May 2016, 2.45pm, Read Regional Event, Reading at Gateshead Central Library, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4LN (Exploring Poetry Session with Anna Woodford at 1.30pm)

19th May 2016, 7.30pm Read Regional Event, Reading at Hull Central Library, Albion Street, Hull, HU1 3TF, (Exploring Poetry Session with Carole Bromley starting at 6.30pm)

20th May 2016, 7.30pm, Guest Poet at Lancaster Spotlight, The Storey, Lancaster

21st May 2016, 3pm-5pm, Reading at Bradford Literature Festival with Tom Cleary, Anthony Costello, Ian Duhig, John McAuliffe, Natalie Rees and Peter Riley

2nd June 2016, Poetry School Course ‘What Work Is’ starts in Manchester

9th June 2016, 3pm, Read Regional Event, Bridlington Library, King Street, Bridlington, YO15 2DF (Exploring Poetry Session led by Anna Woodford starts at 2pm)

11th June 2016, 10.30-4pm, Barrow Poetry Workshop, £15,
Beginners and Experienced poets welcome.  Please bring 10 copies of a poem to share and receive feedback on for the afternoon session.  Ormsgill CDC Centre, Ormsgill Primary School, Mill Bank, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 4AR
Please get in touch to reserve a place in advance

16th June 2016, 2.30pm, Read Regional Event, Stockport Central Library, Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3RS

23rd June 2016, 6.30pm,  Read Regional Event, Hartlepool Central Library, York Road, Hartlepool, TS26 9DE, (Exploring Poetry Session with Anna Woodford at 5pm)

24th-26th June – KENDAL POETRY FESTIVAL

3rd August 2016 – I’ll be the Guest Poet on a Residential Poetry Course at Ty Newydd, tutored by Patience Agbabi and Jonathan Edwards

16th August – 19th August 2016 – Poetry Carousel Residential Course, Abbot Hall Hotel, Grange Over Sands

10th September 2016 – Barrow Poetry Workshop

17th September 2016, A Poem and a Pint, Guest Poet Hollie McNish

29th September 2016, Poetry Lecture at Kava

6th-10th October 2016 – Swindon Poetry Festival

7th October 2016Winchester Poetry Festival

15th October 2016 – Barrow Poetry Workshop

24th-28th October 2016, Poetry Residental, Abbot Hall, Grange Over Sands, Tutors Jennifer Copley and Kim Moore

5th November 2016 – Barrow Poetry Workshop

19th November 2016, A Poem and a Pint, Guest poet Andrew McMillan

3rd December 2016 – Barrow Poetry Workshop

15th December 2016 – Kava Poetry Lecture, Todmorden

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2015

12th January 2015, 7.30pm, House Poet, Carol Ann Duffy and Friends Series, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

16th Jan 2015, Poetry Workshop with Year 2, South Walney Infant School

5th March 2015, 2.15pm, STANZA Poetry Festival

30th March – 3 April 2015 – Poetry Residential, Grange Over Sands with tutor Jennifer Copley *SOLD OUT*

April 29th 2015, 7.30pm – Reading at Poetry by Heart, The Heart Cafe, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 3HN.  Admission is free.

6th May, Online Workshop with the Poetry School begins: The Art of Transformation.  See Poetry School website for details, http://www.poetryschool.com/courses-workshops/online/the-act-of-transformation.php

24th May 2015, 8pm – Reading with Andrew and Ian McMillan, South Yorkshire Poetry Festival,Creative Lounge, The Workstation, Sheffield, S1,

28th May 2015, 7.30pm, Launch of ‘The Art of Falling’, The Supper Room, The Coronation Hall, Ulverston, LA12 7LZ followed by music from The Soul Survivors

7th June, Workshop for Cross Border Poets, 10-4, Cymau Community Centre, Cymau Lane, Cymau, Flintshire, LL11 5ED, http://crossborderpoets.co.uk/

12th June 2015, Workshop with Malika’s Kitchen, London

13th June 2015 – London Launch for The Art of Falling, 7.30pm, The King and Queen, 1 Foley Street, W1W6DL, London.  Reading alongside Kathryn Maris and Jill Abram

2nd July 2015, Reading at First Thursday Event, ‘Media Point’ Chapter Arts Centre, Canton, Cardiff £2.50 entry, http://www.chapter.org/first-thursday

5th July, 6pm Reading with Zaffar Kunial at the Ted Hughes Festival, Mexborough Business Centre, Mexborough Grammar School

9th July, 7.30, Reading with Peter Sansom at The Square Chapel, Halifax, http://www.squarechapel.co.uk/en/event/1234

20th July, 7.30pm, Reading at Leicester Shindig, Bi-monthly open mic at The Western, 70 Western Road, Leicester LE3 0GAhttp://ninearchespress.com/events.html,

24th July, 7.30pm, Reading at Elbow Lane Inn, Fitzgerald Pl, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Ireland, +353 25 32751, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Elbow-Lane-Inn/501901443227307

July 28th, 7pm, Outburst Poetry Reading at The Workman’s Club, 10 Wellington Quay, Dublin with Jane Clarke and Arthur Broomfield,

July 30th, Workshop for Mungrisedale Writers http://www.mungrisdalewriters.org.uk/

August 16th, Poetry Reading, Vlieland Poetry Festival, Vlieland, Holland

August 27th, 7.30pm, Reading at Kava Cafe, Halifax Road, Todmorden

September 6th, 11-12.30pm, Poetry Workshop, ‘Encounters and Visitations in Poetry‘, Borderlines, Carlisle Book Festival

September 6th, 1.30pm, Poetry Reading with Jacob Polley, Borderlines, Carlisle Book Festival

September 11th, 7.30pm, Poetry Reading for Settle Sessions with Meg Peacocke, The Folly, Victoria Street, Settle

September 28th, 7.30pm, Reading my shortlisted poem at the Forward Prizes for Poetry, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank, London

October 1st-4th, Performing at Read My World Festival, Amsterdam

October 5th, All day workshop with Dent Primary, Tullie House Museum, Carlisle

October 12th, Reading at Cafe Writers, Take 5, 17 Tombland, Norwich, £2 entry fee, http://cafewriters.co.uk/

October 15th, All day reading and workshop at Queen Katherine School, Kendal

October 15th, 7.30pm, Reading at Lancaster Litfest, The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1TH, http://litfest.org/category/festival-events/ Litfest

October 18th, 11am, Reading and Prizegiving at Nantwich Words and Music Festival

October 19th, 1.45-3pm, Prizegiving for the Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition

October 24th, 1-3pm Poetry Workshop at Lakeland Arts, K Village followed by Open Mic, 4-5pm

November 13th, All Day Workshop, Dent Primary School

November 14th, All Day Workshop, 10am-4pm, Hawcoat Community Centre, Skelwith Road, Barrow in Furness, £15 please get in touch to book a place

November 15th, Prizegiving, Maryport Literature Festival

November 19th, 7.00pm, Reading at Poetry Nites, Hebden Bridge with Peter Riley https://www.facebook.com/poetrynites

November 28th, 7.30pm, Reading at Word Club, Leeds

December 11th-13th, Residential Poetry Course, ‘Poetry Carousel’ tutoring with Ian Duhig, Amanda Dalton and Andrew Forster at Abbot Hall Hotel, Grange over Sands, £230 all inclusive.  See ‘Residential Courses’ page for more information.

December 17th, Poetry Reading, Galway

2014

17th January 2014, Workshop, Kendal Young Writers

24th January 2014, Workshop, Kendal Young Writers

31st Jauary 2014, Workshop, Kendal Young Writers

8th February 2014, 10.30am – Poem set to music to be performed at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester https://tickets.bridgewater-hall.co.uk/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=23124

8th February 2014, 7.30pm, A Poem and A Pint with Moniza Alvi, Supper Room, Coronation Hall, http://www.apoemandapint.co.uk
I’ll be reading two poems on the open mic

2 March 2014, Poetry Reading at Grasmere with the Poetry Business Writing School

8th March 2014 – Reading at XX Women’s Writing Festival, Cardiff

http://xxwales.wordpress.com/2014-programme/

21 March 2014, Poetry Reading, Preston at the New Continental, 7.30pm, http://www.newcontinental.net/whats-on/event/evening-prize-winning-poetry

14th April – 18th April 2014 – Poetry Residential at Abbot Hall, Grange over Sands ‘Encounters and Collisions’.  Tutors Kim Moore and Jennifer Copley.  Please go to http://www.christianguild.co.uk/abbothall/interestbreaks.php for more information, or ring the hotel directly on 015395 32896

April 26th, Poetry Reading, 11am-1pm, Guest Poet at Open Mic in Marsden, Railway Inn, Station Road, HD76DH,

April 26th, Poetry Reading, The Brewery, Kendal, 7.30pm

May 16th, Poetry Reading, Carrying The Fire festival, http://www.carryingthefire.co.uk/

26th May 2014 – Poetry Reading as Guest Poet at O’Bheal, Cork, Ireland

http://www.obheal.ie/blog/

28th May 2014, Poetry Reading, Poetry by Heart, Heart Cafe, Leeds, 7.30pm

24th July 2014, Poetry Reading, Wordsworth Bookshop, Penrith, 2.30pm, Reading with Josephine Dickinson and David Tait, http://www.wordsworthbookshop.co.uk/

19th September 2014, Guest Poet, Lancaster Spotlight, The Storey Cafe, Lancaster, 8pm

3rd-19th October 2014, Poet in Residence at Ilkley Literature Festival

11th October 2014, Durham Book Festival, Reading with Andrew McMillan and Andrew Forster

17th October 2014, Reading at Ilkley Literature Festival with Matthew Sweeney and Michael Laskey

October 28th-31st 2014 Poetry Residential, Treloyhan Hotel, St Ives, Cornwall.
Tutors: Kim Moore and Clare Shaw

14th November 2014, Poetry Workshop, Maryport Literature Festival, Senhouse Museum, Maryport, 10am-1pm, £6, Booking essential, please contact the musuem 01900 816168

http://www.senhousemuseum.co.uk/whats_on/literary-festival1/

9th December 2014, Poetry Reading in The Bath, Sheffield

2013

19 January  – Workshop for Leeds Writers Circle

23 January – Reading at ‘Penning Perfumes’ event in Manchester

28 January – Poetry Workshop at Inglewood Primary School: ‘Swan Lake’ and ‘Clem of the Clough’

11-13th February – Residential Poetry Course at Abbot Hall, Grange over Sands.  Tutors Kim Moore and Jennifer Copley

18th February – Poetry Workshop at Thwaites Primary School: ‘Poetry in the Environment’

23 February – Guest Poet at Spotlight, Lancaster

4 March – Launch of ‘Fire Crane’, Keswick

9 March – Poetry Workshop with Adult Education groups in Broughton

15 March – Headingley LitFest, Guest Poet alongside  George Szirtes

18 March – Poetry Workshop at Greengates Primary School: ‘Rivers’

1 April – Guest Poet at Puzzle Poets, Halifax

2 April – Guest Poet at Word! in Leicester

17th April – Guest Poet at Zefferelli’s, Ambleside

3rd May – Guest Poet, Sheffield Lyric Festival with Michael Laskey, Mimi Khalvati and Ed Reiss

20th May – Guest Poet at the Troubadour, London alongside Claire Dyer, Janet Rogerson, Kathryn Maris, Joshua Weiner and Margot Farrington

8th June, The Wordsworth Trust, Launch of North West Poets anthology ‘Sculpted’, 2.30pm

21st June, Guest Poet at  Lancaster Spotlight, The Storey, Lancaster
Doors open at 8pm.  For more information see website http://www.spotlightlancaster.co.uk/page3.htm

1st-5th August 2013 – Fermoy Poetry Festival

17 August 2013 – 7.30pm Reading at Ulverston Breastfeeding Festival, Coronation Hall.  For more details please go to http://thebreastfeedingfestival.btck.co.uk/Festival2013/Somethingwedonttalkabout

7th September 2013 – 1.30pm and 3.30pm Theatre by the Lake, Keswick.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com/production/10963/Cartographers

I am one of two local writers working with the Alligator Club to write a play ‘Cartographers’.

12th September 2013- The Albert Poets, Huddersfield, Poetry Reading

22nd September 2013 – Reading at Wakefield Literature Festival

http://www.wakefieldlitfest.org.uk/

26th September 2013, 7.30pm -Castlegate Gallery, Cockermouth for Solway Arts, Poetry Reading

27th September 2013 7pm -St Oswald’s Church, Grasmere – Craft and Poetry Event

3rd October 2013, De Montfort University, Leicester
Reading with Ian Parks and Rory Waterman for National Poetry Day

http://www.library.dmu.ac.uk/Home/Calendar/

6th October 2013 – Swindon Poetry Festival

http://swindonfestivalofpoetry.co.uk/2013/06/19/swindon-festival-of-poetry-2013/

15th October 2013-  University of Bolton, Poetry Reading, Kim  Moore and Mike Garry, 7pm, Lecture Theatre Two, Bolton Museum and Art Gallery, Le Mans Crescent, Bolton.

https://www.bolton.ac.uk/MediaCentre/Articles/2013/Sept2013-06.aspx

25th October 2013, 5.00pm, Torbay Poetry Festival
Reading with Emily Hinshelwood

http://www.torbaypoetryfestival.co.uk/

31st October 2013, 7.30pm, The Bookcase, Carlisle
Poetry reading at The Bookcase alongside Geraldine Green and Josephine Dickinson

1st November 2013, Kendal Brewery, 7.30pm
Reading alongside Gill Nicholson and Mark Carson.

6-8th November 2013- Aldeburgh Poetry Festival

http://www.thepoetrytrust.org/festival/programme/

14th November2013 – Lauderdale House, Highgate, London Reading at ‘Poetry in the House’

http://www.lauderdalehouse.co.uk/page.asp?ID=13

21st November 2013- The Storey, Lancaster, 7.30pm  Poetry reading for ‘April Poets’

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