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About theleopard66

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

‘Turns us back to zero with a click.’

The next Stoke Stanza at The Leopard Hotel, Market Place, Burslem, Stoke on Trent, is at 7.30pm on Tuesday May 15th. All welcome, admission free. We meet upstairs to read and discuss our work, whether poetry or prose. Please bring … Continue reading

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Loping on

As 2018 lopes on and gets into its stride, here’s some more poetry from The Potteries. The next Stoke Stanza session at The Leopard Hotel, Burslem, is on Tuesday March 20th at 7.30pm. All welcome. Join us upstairs for the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from The Leopard

As the Stoke Stanza group at The Leopard Hotel, Burslem ambles into its 9th year, we kick off with a poem about The Immortals. THE IMMORTALS | John Williams Glad to have a nose and genitals back the old gods … Continue reading

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Stanza Dates for 2018

Here are the dates you’ve all been waiting for! The Stoke Stanza sessions upstairs at The Leopard Hotel, Burslem. All on Tuesdays at 7.30pm. January 16th February 20th 20th March 10th April 15th May 19th June 17th July 21st August … Continue reading

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Season of mists …

… and more Stanza dates. The next Stoke Stanza takes place on Tuesday 26th September at 7.30pm upstairs in the historic Leopard Hotel, Burslem. All welcome. Admission free. You don’t have to be a member of the Poetry Society, nor … Continue reading

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Spot the opportunity …

Next STOKE STANZA at The Leopard Hotel, Burslem: Tuesday 22nd August at 7.30pm. It’s upstairs in this historic Potteries pub. All welcome. Please bring 15 copies of a poem to share and discuss or feel free to listen and enjoy … Continue reading

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News, views and a cure for the summertime blues

‘The heat in Harlem is the heat of the soul,’ sang Graham Parker and The Rumour. Things are pretty hot for poetry, arts and culture here in The Potteries, and it’s not just the temperature inside the bottle kilns (oh, … Continue reading

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