January 8th. at the Bradford Beehive

Guest Reader Night:-

All welcome for

Bashkanelle and Kevin Byrne

Barbara Howerska is a member of the Beehive Poets.
She’s had one poem published in Algebra of Owls and one long listed for something!
She has performed poetry for National Poetry Day in Bradford and written for National Refugee Week .
She appeared successfully, as her alter ego, Bashkanelle , at the Ilkley Literature Fringe Festival in 2017.
She is presently writing a quartet of poems based upon Martin Luther King’s, “I have a dream.”
Among her many talents she is a red wine connoisseur.

Kevin Byrne

The Beehive’s very own Quasi Santa, whose busy elves are even now searching out and mending all the broken and discarded words and phrases they can find to make new and fabulous poems which he will hand out to all the girls and boys who come to his reading at The New Beehive Inn, Westgate on Monday 8th. January at 8.00 pm. for an 8.30pm. start. There will be an adequate supply of comfortable benches and chairs so no, ‘sitting on knees’ will be kneeded.

plus a read-around.
This promises to be an excellent evening of poetry, good conversation, real fire, candles, mince pies, if they haven’t all been eaten!  Not to be missed, Bring a friend (or two)!!

for further info. visit  ‘What’s On’

Monday, January 15th. 

Read Around. Bring a poem or two and join the group.


Monday January 22nd. 

WORKSHOP NIGHT, plus read around, Bring at least six copies of a poem that you want to be workshopped. The workshop will be hosted by either Kevin Byrne, Bruce Barnes or Frank Brindle, ( whoever arrives first, or take your pick, or all three ). There will also be the usual read around.

Monday, January 29th. 

Read Around. Bring a poem or two and join the group.

All welcome
8.30 pm.New Beehive Inn, Westgate, Bradford BD1 3AA


Further events for the New Year will be posted shortly .

Best Wishes for the New Year from everyone at The New Beehive. 

Monday Guest Readers

On January 8th. 2018 there will Guest Poets Barbara Howerska and Kevin Byrne followed by a read-round. Come along. Friendly atmosphere candles, real fire and good beer!

Please note: all poetry readings, read-rounds and workshops start at 8.30pm.