Beehive Poets Calendar

 


Guest Readers and Programme 

poetry readings start at 8.00 for 8.30 p.m.

2019 Guest Readers  September 9th.

Lorna Faye Dunsire

Lorna Faye Dunsire is YAFFLE’S creative manager and book cover designer. Her poetry features political protest, nature, relationships and The Brontës. She has appeared at NHS marches, as guest poet at Birdfair Festival at the request of Chris Packham, and Poetry at the Parsonage; where she has a tendency to turn up in full Brontë attire. Lorna is one of four poets who run Rhubarb, Shipley’s own monthly spoken word night.
Her work has been featured on local BBC radio and BBC national news. Her poems are published in Beautiful Dragons anthologies (A Bees Breakfast, Watch the birdie) and Indigo Dreams ‘For the Silent’ anthology. Lorna’s most recent work is part of the brand new  YAFFLE 5 collection ‘Reel Bradford’ which explores Bradford’s connection with film
and TV.

Natalie Rees

Natalie has an MA in Creative Writing from University of Manchester and has had her work published in UK magazines and anthologies. She was a competition prize winner in Penfro 2018 and the Flambard Poetry Prize 2017. She works as a Creative Arts Therapist in Bradford and as a teacher at a democratic school in Hebden Bridge.

 

Monday 19th. August

Read Around

Bring poems to read and share good conversation in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

Monday 26th. August

Bank Holiday. No meeting, but if you wish to ‘turn up” please do, there may be others there.

Monday 2nd. September

Read Around

Bring poems to read and share good conversation in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

Monday 9th. September

Guest readers 

Lorna Faye Dunsire

Natalie Rees

 

Monday 16th. September

Read Around

Bring poems to read and share good conversation in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

Monday 23rd. September

Poetry Workshop.

Bring at least six copies of a poem that you are working on or editing or something that you wish to improve and receive generous and constructive criticism. Followed by a read around.