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2nd Festival of Suffolk Poetry
Michael Laskey and Angela Locke were the headline guest poets at the 2nd Festival of Suffolk Poetry on 30 May 2015.
Tea at The Priory 2014
Vivien Whelpton was the speaker at the 2014 Tea at The Priory. She was introduced by the Chair of SPS, Ian Griffiths. Tea at The Priory is an annual event exclusively for SPS members that has been hosted by the Engleheart family for many years. Each year, a speaker is chosen to make a presentation…
1st Festival of Suffolk Poetry
Luke Wright and Kate Foley headlined the 1st Festival of Suffolk Poetry on 31 May 2014.
Desert Island Poems 2014
Lord Phillips of Sudbury with Dr Ronald Blythe 14 March 2014 Desert Island Poems 2014 with Lord Phillips of Sudbury being interviewed by Dr Ronald Blythe was held in the Friends Meeting House, Sudbury. The poems were read by members of SPS, and Peter Durrent provided piano music to keep things fresh. Lord Phillips’ choice…
Songs of Suffolk Poets
10 November 2013 Here was a different experience of poetry – first the words, and then the words set to music and sung. The moods of the varied poems in this Songs of Suffolk Poets Sunday lunchtime performance ranged from wistful reflection and quiet observation of the natural world to upbeat humour. Colin Whyles’ compositions…
Crabbe Poetry Competition Awards 2013
James Knox Whittet was the Adjudicator in 2013. Pamela Job won First Prize with ‘A String of Shallots’.
“Poems that have been inspired by poetry, music or art of others, in our own time and language or from distant times and cultures’’
Desert Island Poems 2013
Dr Ronald Blythe with Dr Frances Ward 4 March 2013 Dr Ronald Blythe was the castaway for Desert Island Poems that was co-hosted by SPS and Mosaic Poets of Colchester. Dr Frances Ward, Dean of St Edmondsbury, was the interviewer. The venue was Christchurch, Ireton Road, Colchester, and was packed to overflowing. The readers of…
Crabbe Poetry Competition Awards 2012
Wentworth Hotel, Aldeburgh 14 October 2012 Kenneth Steven was the Adjudicator for the 2012 Crabbe Poetry Competition. The winners were Caroline Gilfillan, First Prize, with ‘Christina’s World’, Anne Boileau, 2nd Prize, with ‘Study to be Quiet’, and James Knox Whittet, 3rd Prize, with ‘Birds Viewed From A Cage’. There were two Highly Recommended prizes, which…
Crabbe Poetry Competition Awards 2011
Wentworth Hotel, Aldeburgh 9 October 2011 Elaine Feinstein was the Adjudicator for the 2011 Crabbe Poetry Competition. Unfortunately, she could not attend the awards ceremony, so Pauline Stainer, President of SPS, took her place. First Prize went to James Knox Whittet for ‘Languages of Babyle’. Second Prize went to David Healey for ‘The Canoeist’, and…