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  • 9th Festival of Suffolk Poetry Open Mic

    9th Festival of Suffolk Poetry Open Mic

    The many faces of the Saturday Open Mic:

  • 9th Festival of Suffolk Poetry Afternoon

    9th Festival of Suffolk Poetry Afternoon

    The afternoon of the live day of the 9th festival saw three of Suffolk’s Poetry Cafés present their wares, Waveney Poets, Felixstowe Café Poets and Poetry Aloud (Bury St Edmunds). Joining them was Dave Tonge, the Yarnsmith of Norwich, who performed twice during the afternoon to provide a break from the poetry. Joanna Ingham, Richard…

  • 9th Festival of Suffolk Poetry Workshops

    9th Festival of Suffolk Poetry Workshops

    Helen Ivory led a popular workshop of ‘Poetry and Magic: Incantations and Spells’. Martin Figura led the other ‘Punctum’, in which participants were asked to bring a couple of pictures/photos that had meaning to them in order to learn how to identify and write about their ‘punctum’.

  • Walpole Old Chapel Summer Outing 2022

    Walpole Old Chapel Summer Outing 2022

    The annual reading at Walpole Old Chapel was held on Sunday, 12 June, on the theme of ‘Midsummer’.

  • Journeying – Songs and Poems of Travel

    Journeying – Songs and Poems of Travel

    Suffolk Poetry Society with Alan Loader On 9 June 2022, members of Suffolk Poetry Society performed poems themed on journeying, with songs performed by Alan Loader based on Vaughan Williams’s Songs of Travel (words by Robert Louis Stevenson) and the settings of Thomas Hardy. The performance was held at Museum Street Methodist Church, Ipswich. Poets reading were:…

  • 8th Festival of Suffolk Poetry

    8th Festival of Suffolk Poetry

    Saturday, 14 May 2022 The 8th Festival of Suffolk Poetry was held over two days. Friday 13 May was online, and Saturday, 14 May was live at the John Peel Centre for Creative Arts in Stowmarket. The day began with workshops from Rebecca Goss and André Mangeot. Rebecca led a workshop ‘Exploring the Spectrum: The…

  • Witching Hour Walk

    Witching Hour Walk

    SPS at Poetry in Aldeburgh 2019 Saturday 9 November An intrepid band of poetry lovers went on a brisk walk round Aldeburgh listening to poems at the Baptist Church, in the Moot Hall where witches were imprisoned by the Witchfinder General and in the churchyard. Elizabeth Soule curated the poems, Sue Wallace-Shaddad and Sue Mobbs…

  • Flight Paths

    Flight Paths

    As one of the society’s contributions to Poetry in Aldeburgh 2019, Antony Johae, Anne Boileau and Kate Foley followed the flight paths of their imaginations as they read from their recent collections.

  • 6th Festival of Suffolk Poetry

    6th Festival of Suffolk Poetry

    Grevel Lindop and Kate Foley headlined the 6th Festival of Suffolk Poetry on 11 May 2019.

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