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Fire River Poets – Poetry Reading Nights – Thurs 7th Mar 2019

Join the Fire River Poets at the Creative Innovation Centre (CICCIC) for poetry reading and socialising with other poets. Evenings start at 8.00 pm and finish around 10.00 pm. Break around 9.00 pm. Normally on the first Thursday of the month. Check the Fire River poets web page below for details. Readings have open floor sessions alongside the two sets by an invited guest poet; the poetry cafe has an initial set by a featured poet then read round by all poets present with informal discussion and debate throughout the evening.

Thursday 7th March

After the subtle approach to the natural world of our second event of 2019, Fire River Poets are delighted to welcome our guests for March, James Turner and Tim King, who will read for us on Thursday 7 March 2019. James and Tim are both well known figures on the poetry circuit in the South West. Chairman of Fire River Poets, John Stuart, said “James and Tim show us different aspects of the poet’s approach to life. James: quiet, ironic, controlled; Tim: loud, emotional, full of feeling.” We are guaranteed an evening to savour – and remember.

Members of Fire River Poets will also be reading during the evening and, as John is always at pains to point out “We always provide a platform for poets of all ages and levels of experience, so there will as usual be an open mic session during the evening for any poet who would like to come along and read. Poets who would like to take advantage of this opportunity should apply through the Contact Us page on the Fire River Poets website
www.fireriverpoets.org.uk .”

Doors open at 7.30 pm. The reading begins at 8.00 pm and costs £5.00. Entry should be paid for at the door. Venue enquiries to 01823 337477.

Ideal for poets and poetry lovers. Guest poets and some performance poetry from time to time.

Access to the poetry community within Taunton and its surrounding towns and villages by attending.

To book a slot visit website www.fireriverpoets.org.uk or to just visit turn up on the night. £5pp.

  • fire river poetsMarch 7, 20198:00 pm - 10:00 pm



Creative Innovation Centre CIC, Memorial Hall, Paul Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 3PF, is conveniently located in Taunton Town Cente with a multi-storey car park just metres away and another single storey car park just 2 minutes away. Marks & Spencer’s car park is next door to us but can get busy. We have our own cafe bar and sell refreshments to help support fund raising for our Community Interest Company.

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