23rd to 25th
- 2pm Guerilla poetry from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Verse. The streets of Lewes
- 7.30pmPoetry Performance with Audi Maserati, Speechpainter and Rhymes with Orange
Saturday – Around the Town:
- 10.30am Poetry for children 8 to 12 at Bags of Books with Rhymes with Orange.
- 1pm Children’s Poetry Writing Workshop (ages 10 to 13) with Rhymes with Orange.
- 3pm Writing an Elephant. A young adult’s (ages 14-17) workshop with Rebecca Gethin.
Saturday – At the Linklater Pavilion:
- 10.00amFinish that old poem, a workshop from Tolu Agbelusi
- 10.00amThe Poetry of Plants and Gardens, a workshop from Penny Hope
- 12.15pmElephants in the Room with Rebecca Gethin, Jenny Hamlett, Sarah Wakinson and Graham Buchell
- 1.20pmLunchtime readings with Penny Hope, Paul Matthews and John Mills
- 2pmStop all the Clocks, a workshop from Ann-Marie Fyfe
- 2pmWriting the Future, a workshop from Naomi Foyle
- 2pmPoetry Café with compère Wendy Klein
- 4pmOpen Mic hosted by pighog and Michaela Ridgway
- 5.45pm Readings from the Workshops shared with all.
- 6.30pmPoetry Competition awards and readings with John McCullough.
- 7.30pmReadings with music – Tolu Agedelusi, Ann-Marie Fyfe, John McCullough and Grace Nichols.
- 9.30pm Late night Open Mic in the bar.
- 09.45am Welcome and Edward Thomas memorial reading
- 10am First and Last Lines, a workshop from – Claire Dyer
- 10.00am to 12.00pmPoetry Film, a workshop from Elephant’s Footprint
- 10.30amWalking with poetry. A poetry walk in the nature reserve led by Patrick Bond
- 12.10pm Edward Thomas memorial reading
- 12.15pmLunchtime readings.
- 2pmStories in Poems, a workshop from Rebecca Gethin
- 2pmShapeshifting and Mind Reading, a workshop from John Foggin
- 2pm Poetry Casualty Room with Wendy Klein
- 3.15pm Getting Published informal advice session Jeremy Page and Patrick Osada
- 4.10pm Edward Thomas memorial reading
- 4.20pmDesert Island Poems
- 4.20pm Grace Nichols TBC interviewed by Jeremy Page
- 4.55pm John Foggin interviewed by Mandy Pannett
- 5.30pm Tim Dawes interviewed by Wendy Klein
- 6.20pmEdward Thomas memorial reading
- 6.30pmReadings from Rebecca Gethin, John Foggin, Wendy Klein and Naomi Foyle.
Poetry and Jazz with Frieda Hughes. With Chichester Festivities. Chichester
Poetry in the Cathedral. Chichester
3 to 6 Poetry Picnic at Petersfield Community Garden, Petesfield
7.30 onwardsPoetry and Pints at The Harrow. Steep
10-11 Children’s workshop (ages 6 to 9), Petersfield Library
11.30-1 Children’s workshop (ages 10 to 12), Petersfield Library
2-4 Workshop: introduction to ekfrasis poetry. Petersfield
2-4 Workshop: writing from family rootstock. Petersfield
4.15 – 5 Getting Publish – A discussion hosted by Agenda Magazine, Petersfield
5.15 – 6.30 Poetry Walk FREE EVENT, Petersfield
6.45 – 10 Petersfield Poetry – THE MAIN EVENT, St Peter’s Parish Hall