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Forest Poets Takeover

Monday 16 September 2019, 7:30 pm

A FREE showcase event for poets from the Forest Poets poetry collective, all the way from sunny Waltham Forest, 2019 London Borough of Culture.

Readers confirmed so far are Paul McGrane, Maggie Freeman, Becky Kingsnorth, Michelle Calvert, Sonia Jarema, Derrick Porter, Harriet Proudfoot, Nick Catlin, Roger Huddle, Eithne Cullen, Angelena Demaria, Jack Houston, Andy Williams, Amaury Wonderling, Sophia Brandner… with more names to come.

Forest Poets are part of The Poetry Society’s Stanza initiative – poetry groups run on a voluntary basis by Poetry Society Members. Find out more. Find Forest Poets on Facebook and Twitter: @ForestPoets. We meet monthly in the Ye Olde Rose and Crown pub, Walthamstow to work on poems-in-progress and we also run events focussing on local poets and artists. 

Enter the Waltham Forest Poetry Competition! Open to all, national and international, and there’s local and young poet prizes too. £900 cash prizes to be won. Closing date 7 October.