Read Poets Society – April 2024

This month's theme is – Found in Translation – Gems from abroad from Ancient Greece to 21st century. Join us at the Eagle Bookshop for an evening of poetry and prose.

Read Poets Society – March 2024

Join us for our second poetry evening of the year, hosted at Eagle Bookshop. This months theme is  – Hello, Good Evening and Welcome! Greetings all round in poetry, music and drama. …

Read Poets Society – Spring 2024

Join us for an evening of poetry and prose. The theme for February is: From Memory and On Memory. Poems and prose about memory – plus poems, prose and drama …

Swan Poetry Evenings – Autumn Season

Our new season of poetry and spoken word takes place on the first Sunday of every month at The Eagle Bookshop. Join us for a relaxed evening of poetry – …

Door-to-Door Poetry: Nationwide

Rowan McCabe is the world’s first Door-to-Door Poet. Knocking on strangers’ doors, he writes poems for them, for free, on any subject of their choosing. It’s a bit like the …

Read Poets Society – Spring 2023

PLEASE NOTE: Read Poets Society occurs at the Eagle Bookshop, on St. Peter’s Street.   Sunday Feb 5th – My Pets and Other Animals Sunday March 5th – If Music be …

Read Poets Society – Autumn Season

PLEASE NOTE: Read Poets Society occurs at the Eagle Bookshop, on St. Peter's Street. Sunday 4th Sept – ALL THROUGH THE YEAR – the seasons in all their glory, raising …

The Big Booktastic Poetry Picnic

Come together. Write Now! A brand new event, THE POETRY PICNIC! A snack heavy celebration of music and poetry, with poet Simon Mole and musician Gecko. We’ll play fun (and …

All Through the Year

An evening of poetry, based on the seasons. The Bedford Poetry Company, known at The Place, will revive a pre-pandemic idea, with the added spur of fund-raising for Ukraine refugees. …

Read Poets Society – Looking To The Future

Looking to the Future; the platinum weekend over, we consider life 2022-2092 and also what writers have expected of their own future, from Thomas More through both Shelleys to Orwell …