Category: FRP Events

Guest Poets: November 1, 2018

We welcome Julie Sampson and Chrissy Banks for this evening’s event. Both poets have current or past affiliations with Fire River Poets. Their biographies are given below:

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Guest Poet: June 7th, 2018

We are delighted to say that Melanie Branton, who was forced to cancel her visit due to the extreme snowy conditions in February, will be reading for us on Thursday June7th at the Creative Innovation Centre. It’s sure to be a great evening as Melanie is making a terrific reputation for herself with readings all over the country. Do have a look at Matt Bryden’s interview with her to learn more about her and her poetry.

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Guest Poet: 3rd May, 2018

Stephen Payne will be reading his work at this event.
Read interview with Stephen by FRP member Graeme Ryan.
Also, see full post to read short biography.

(As always, we meet at Creative Innovation Centre (CIC) starting at 8 pm.
Doors open from 7:30. Entrance Fee £5

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Guest Poet: 1st March 2018

This event with Melanie Branton had to be cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. We hope to be able to arrange an alternative date for later in the year.

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FRP Open Mic Evening – 4th January 2018

Our Programme for 2018 begins on Thursday 4th January with an Open Mic Evening.

We have already invited guest Poets for February and March and will be adding others over the next few weeks. Please check our website to see updates.

We hope to see you on Thursday 4 January to help give a great start to our 2018 programme!

Guest Poet – 5th October 2017

We shall be welcoming Pamela Zinnermann-Hope on 5th October at the CIC venue.

She will be reading from her highly acclaimed collection “On Cigarette Papers’.