A Troubadour Day at Barton Court, Christmas 2019

On a bright, fierce, freezing day in December, an enthusiastic group of poets gathered for our latest Troubadour Day at Barton Court, under the Malverns. Barton Court is a Georgian gem of a country house tucked under the hills. It has a tithe barn, a medieval dovecot, a piggery, a ferretry – and a hound-wash, just to be going on with. It’s run by its … Continue reading A Troubadour Day at Barton Court, Christmas 2019

Exhibition Poet in Residence

I’m so pleased to be Poet in Residence for the #ScaffoldsofNature exhibition this October. It’s in Participate Contemporary Artspace, a community interest company which offers artists studio space alongside a contemporary art exhibition space in central Shrewsbury. I’ll be spending time in Participate doing some writing of my own – but I’ll also be leading a poetry workshop on Friday 11 October which will take its inspiration … Continue reading Exhibition Poet in Residence