Cheltenham Poetry Festival

We are delighted to once again be taking part in the Cheltenham Poetry Festival!

Four Worple poets are taking part in the festival this year, which includes a special Worple showcase featuring Olivia Byard and Martyn Crucefix.





Martyn Crucefix and Olivia Byard

Olivia Byard reads from her hot-off-the-press collection The Wilding Eye: New and Selected Poems and Martyn Crucefix from his bold new sequence of poems A Hatfield Mass.

Date: Saturday 25 April

Venue: Oxfam Bookshop

Time: 1pm – 2pm

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Michael McKimm and Sean O’Brien

Worple’s Michael McKimm joins Sean O’Brien for a special reading of environmental poetry, sponsored by Campaign For The Protection of Rural England

Date: Friday 01 May

Venue: Everyman Studio Theatre

Time: 7pm – 8pm

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Stephen Boyce

Stephen Boyce reads from his collection The Sisyphus Dog at Buzzwords Cheltenham

Date: Sunday 03 May

Venue: Upstairs at The Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham

Tickets: £5 waged, £3 unwaged

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