Established Monthly Poetry Session in the Melville bar, hosted by Ric Hool. Bringing local and international poets to Abergavenny
A diverse and exciting day of writing events for Young people as part of Abergavenny Writing Festival
With the renowned and charismatic Ric Hool, The New Poets Poetry Cafe is a series of 4 sessions hosted in The Melville Cafe/Bar. For the writer, this series is for anyone interested in developing their poetry. This group is also open to those poetry enthusiasts that do not write but want to learn and share in their passion.
"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 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 [...]