Beehive Poets Calendar


Guest Readers and Programme

Monday 10/09/2018 

Guest Readers

Josephine Haslam

Jo Haslam

A LOCAL poet has claimed another award.

Jo Haslam received the joint second prize from 12,000 entries at the National Poetry Society Competition in London

She has been working for 20 years at Kirklees Library Service as a bibiliotherapist and Customer Service Office in Slaithwaite library.

Jo is no newcomer to poetry as she took second prize in the same contest in 2005, has won other competitions and has seen her work printed in several publications as well as winning second prize in The Plough and winning prizes with Mslexia, Yorkshire Open and Templar Poetry competitions. Jo has also had her poetry published in various poetry magazines including The Rialto and The North. She was awarded second place in the National Poetry Society Competition in 2011. In 2014 she won 2nd prize in the Charles Causley competition.

On the Kiso Road was published by Templar in 2012 and received a Straid award.

Robert Maslen

A Beehive Member for many years, Rob has never ceased to delight us with his sensitive and beautiful poetry delivered in his inimitable soft harmonic voice which  creates a space in which his poetry breathes. After a considerable absence, Rob is bringing new poems written especially for this reading.

poetry readings start at 8.00 for 8.30 p.m.

Monday 20th. August.


Read Around

Bring some poems to read to the group, or just listen

to good poetry, conversation in an intimate and welcoming atmosphere.