Guest poets

We regularly welcome guest poets to The Leopard. They read their own work and get involved with the lively discussions and critiques.

Roger Elkin was with us on 24th February, reading from his latest collection, Chance Meetings published by Poetry Space. See details.

We have recently welcomed:

Image of Jo Bell

Jo Bell

Canal Poet Laureate Jo Bell.

Poet, non-fiction writer and tutor Caroline Hawkridge.

Image of Caroline Hawkridge

Caroline Hawkridge






James Sheard

James Sheard Guest Poet

Poet and Keele University lecturer, James Sheard.



Helen Ivory and Martin Figura, John Ashbrook, and Paul Fox.

Martin Figura

Martin Figura






Helen Ivory

Helen Ivory






Michael Hulse, celebrated poet and translator, one of the editors of the ground-breaking anthology, The New Poetry of 1993, has visited and taken part in the workshop and readings.

David Harmer, too, a noted children’s author and poet from Barnsley has also joined us for a session. David is a performer, poet and part-time lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University.  His work has appeared in 130 books of children’s poetry and he’s also published short-stories and poetry for adults.


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