Poetry Upstairs


"Poets are outsiders; activists, outlaws, revolutionaries unimpressed by a sanitized world" A local institution, Poetry Upstairs has been a staple of the Abergavenny Poetry Scene since 1992.  Thirty years on and the readings continue, open to all who wish to pass through or remain with one of the longest regularly running poetry reading series in Wales.  If you’ve never been…  do come along and be part of the The Abergavenny Poetry Scene

Poetry Upstairs2023-01-23T14:27:12+00:00

POETRY UPSTAIRS- 27th September


Poetry Upstairs for: TUESDAY 27th September Don't miss this opportunity to join us - another three amazing poets to listen to and chat to... bar and doors open 6:30, performance begins 7pm.   Nicholas Murray is a freelance author and journalist based in Wales and London.  Born in Liverpool; the author of several literary biographies including lives of Franz Kafka, Aldous Huxley, Bruce Chatwin, Andrew Marvell and Matthew Arnold, five collections of poems, and two novels.  His biography of Matthew Arnold was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 1997 and his biography of Aldous Huxley was shortlisted [...]

POETRY UPSTAIRS- 27th September2022-09-08T12:27:47+01:00

Poetry Evening May 31st


Welcome to the second Poetry Upstairs at The Melville Centre! Tuesday  31st May 7pm            £5 Entry   Norman Jope (Plymouth)            Melisande Fitzsimmons  (Plymouth)                Mike Jenkins (Merthyr)   Please contact us to register your place (you must book in advance), then pay on the door as usual. To register, email info@melvillecentre.org.uk and send your full name/s and telephone contact numbers, or call Emma on 01873 853167. We regret we cannot admit anyone who has not registered beforehand, as we need to know numbers ahead of the evening.   Norman Jope was born in 1960 in Plymouth, where [...]

Poetry Evening May 31st2022-05-20T16:44:50+01:00
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