Sign up for a slot at Wirral festival's Poetry Proms
The Poetry Proms, offering many opportunities for poets to read or perform their poetry, return to New Brighton this summer on Sunday 6 July, during Wirral Festival of Firsts. Now is the time to sign up, to be sure of a slot. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Other poetic highlights at the festival include Ian McMillan, and a poetry trail and competition. More details.
Meanwhile tickets for the Stanza poetry festival at St Andrews from 4-9 March are now on sale. Carol Ann Duffy, Paul Muldoon and John Burnside are among a host of poets on the bill.
Southwark libraries poetry festival, 1-15 February
Bishop’s Castle arts festival, Shropshire, 20-23 February
Stanza poetry festival, St Andrews, 4-9 March
York literature festival, 20-31 March
Cheltenham poetry festival, 28 March - 4 April
Cheltenham poetry festival, until 4 April
Strokestown poetry festival, Co Roscommon, 2-4 May
Wirral Festival of Firsts, 5-13 July