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Claire's Reading Calendar


September 16th, 14:00 - Sunday Sessions: Poetry with Claire Williamson

In the past year Claire has been awarded 2nd prize in the Sentinel Literary Quarterly (2018), has been highly commended in the Bridport Prize (2017) and was runner up in the NeilGunn poetry competition (2017). She’s currently studying for a doctorate in Creative Writing at Cardiff University exploring ‘Writing the 21st Century Bereavement novel’. Claire writes libretti and has been commissioned to commemorate the SS Great Britain, the outbreak and culmination of WW1 and most recently St George’s Hall, Bristol. She is Programme Leader for the UK’s only MSc in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes.

Claire Williamson’s latest poetry collection Visiting the Minotaur is published by Seren.

Sunday Sessions are free to attend.

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November 14th, 2018 -Open Mic Spoken Word Extravaganza The Old Murenger House

The Old Murenger House, 52-53 High Street, Newport, NP20 1GA. 7.30pm. £5/£3.


May 31st, 19:30 -Words and Ears, The Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon

Come and join us at Bradford on Avon's popular reading series, Words & Ears. Bring a poem, story or song to share, or just bring yourself. All performers and listeners welcome: open mic slots always available. £4 on the door.

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