Stop Press: Stoke Poets return home for reading

Don’t miss this special reading by Stoke-born poets:

Thursday 18th April, 7.30pm – FREE entry
The Leopard, Burslem

Michael HulseA good friend of the Stoke Stanza, Michael Hulse, is reading with Pauline Stainer and Jeffrey Wainwright.

It’s part of a poetry reading series, supported by The Prince’s Regeneration Trust, based around its Middleport Pottery project.

The aim is to promote poetry in the area, with an emphasis on local writers. An anthology, a poetry competition, schools work, and a reading series are all planned for next year.

Jeffrey Wainwright

Jeffrey Wainwright

Jeffrey Wainwright will return to The Leopard on Tuesday 11th June at 7.30pm for a reading with the Stoke Stanza. Regulars and guests all welcome.

The next Stoke Stanza meetings at The Leopard are at 7.30pm on Tuesday 23rd April and Tuesday 21st May. All welcome, admission FREE.

Meanwhile, check out Alsager’s Poetry Competition judged by Roger McGough, the Wirral’s exciting Festival of Firsts with its Poetry Prom and competition and Michael Shenton’s Prize Magic site with lots of competition details and sound advice.

Pauline Stainer


About theleopard66

I am a member of the Stoke Stanza of The Poetry Society and run a bi-monthly Poems & Pints event in Alsager.
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