Monthly Meetings


***Note: NEW VENUE: The Bedford Pub, Tunbridge Wells, 2 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1UX,  01892 578538 – opposite the station, on corner with High Street


Readings (open to all)

Main meetings on the third Tuesday of each month (except August)

Visitors welcome. Admission to non-members: £3 (students £2)


January  15             3 of our own members reading – Susan Wicks, Mara Bergman

                                  and David Hensley

February 19             Open mic, then reading by Jane Commane

March 19                The 2017 competition winner, Janet Sutherland, announces the winners of our Open Competition and reads her own work

April 16                     Results of our Folio competition with readings from the members selected for the Folio and  from our judge Fiona Moore

May 21                      Open mic, then reading by Raymond Antrobus –

June 18                     Open mic, then reading by Philip Gross

July 16                       Our annual outdoor meeting, with topical reading by members from their favourite poets

August                      (Summer break)

September 17       Open mic., then   reading by Alison Brackenbury

October 15              Open mic, then reading by Maura Dooley

November 19          Open mic. then reading by Sasha Dugdale 

December 17          Christmas prize readings and Quiz.


Writers’ ‘Workshop’ meetings (for Society members)
held on the first Tuesday of each month (except August) at various venues.
Further details from John Arnold (01892) 662781
Note NEW web site:

e mail:


UPDATED: JA 15.03.2019

3 responses to “Monthly Meetings

  1. We don’t review poems en masse, but you could come along to one of our workshops, held every first Tuesday in the month in different members’ houses. Bring one of your poems with you. See web pages for details and contact.

  2. What time do they start?

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