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Poetry Aloud

The meeting of 28th July 2015 saw the first real changing of the guard at Poetry Aloud since the group began in 2008. There had been some adjustments to the running of the group since then such as when Paul Jenkins left to live in Wales, leaving Rob Lock to largely run the evenings himself.

Everyone understands that Rob's presence and character has set the tone of the group, but he had declared that he wished to stand down at the 2015 AGM, and so he did.

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PA Meeting September 2015

This Tuesday fifteen of us were present to hear Mervynn Linford share some of his poems from his younger days, in richly textured language as always with vivid natural imagery.  After being celebrated in poetry Rob Lock accepted a gift of PBS membership in recognition of his seven years as Chair.  Of the poems that were read during the evening two were chosen to be heard again.  They were “Talking to the Bees” by Mervynn and “War Bride” by Rob Lock.  Next month our poet of the month will be Jenny Chantler

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Poem for Suffolk

A date for your diary: Dean Parkin is bringing his show Poem for Suffolk to the Hyndman Centre in Bury St Edmunds on Wednesday 23rd September.  A worthwhile, entertaining evening is guaranteed!

Other dates and venues, including the John Peel Centre in Stowmarket, also available...

For more information see!tourdates/c22j5

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Bury St Edmunds Events

Poetry Aloud Posters

This post contains the current Poetry Aloud posters for you to download and print.

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Selected Poem

  • Beryl Dyson

    Pakenham Windmill © 08 Beryl Dyson

    So still the morn, no gusting gale,
    No bouffant cloud or misty trail,