Programme of events

 Please browse our current programme of events below.

Friday January 18th, 2019, 8.00pm
Event: I Robert Graves
Location: St Michael’s Parish Centre, St Michael’s Street,  St Albans, AL3 4SL
Description: The author is best known for ‘I Claudius’ and ‘Goodbye To All That’. Time to reappraise his poetry? There will be a group discussion and you are invited to bring along a Robert Graves poem to read.

Friday February 15th, 2019, 8.00pm
Event: Ten-Liners Results Evening
Location: St Michael’s Parish Centre, St Michael’s Street,  St Albans, AL3 4SL
Description: Anthony Fisher will give his report and award prizes. Readings of winning and selected poems.

Friday March 15th, 2019, 8.00pm
Event: Poetry Writing Workshop
Location: St Michael’s Parish Centre, St Michael’s Street,  St Albans, AL3 4SL
Description: There will be an exercise or activity designed to get you writing new poetry. Bring pen and paper.

April 2019, date TBA, 7.30pm
Event: Poetry Reading
Location: St Albans Central Library,  The Maltings, St Albans, AL1 3JQ
Description: Three or four distinguished poets will read their poems. There will be an open mic for short poems and a chance to ask questions at the end.
Note earlier start time at library.

Friday May 17th, 2019, 8.00pm
Event: Members’ Evening
Location: St Michael’s Parish Centre, St Michael’s Street,  St Albans, AL3 4SL
Description: Members who have recently published collections will be invited to read from their work. Members who have had a poem published during the year are also invited to read.

July 2019, date TBA
Event: Open Competition Prize-giving
Location: TBA
Description: Readings of the winning and selected poems from the Ver Poets Open Competition 2018, followed by a reading by this year’s judge Kathryn Maris.