Prior to lockdown our friendly group – which has up to 16/17 members – met on the third Wednesday of the month in the church hall on Towers Avenue.

During the lockdown members have held Zoom meetings. Our next one is on Wednesday 21 October on the theme of ‘Survival’. If you wish to take part, choose a previous published poem on the theme and contact Fr Campion.

When social gathering can resume, all will be welcome, with or without a previously published poem, to join our informal and merry group. A glass of wine or fruit juice will be on hand to help promote conviviality.

Please note that the following ground rules apply to our meetings:

  • Everyone is welcome, with or without a poem.
  • As the meeting only lasts 90 minutes and with numbers often as high as 16 or 17, out of courtesy and respect, no-one should speak for longer than 5 minutes. This time is to include any introduction to the poem and the discussion that follows afterwards.
  • One of the best aspects of this group is the wide range of published poetry included at each meeting. This is to be welcomed and applauded.
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