The Essex Poetry And Prose Society

The Essex Poetry and Prose Society was founded in spring 1959.
We meet at 3pm in Stebbing, Essex, usually on the last Sunday in each month. Membership costs £10 per year.
Since 2013 we have adopted a "Poetry Café" format for most meetings.
Turn up, and bring a poem or two to read—well known, obscure, or even your own!
There may be a theme to each meeting, decided the month before, but keeping to the theme is optional.

The programme for 2018 is as follows:

January 28Poetry Café
 Optional theme: Poets in translation
February 25Poetry Café
 Optional theme: Awakening
March 25Poetry Café
 Optional theme: Louis McNiece, WH Auden, C Day-Lewis,
Stephen Spender (and possibly Roy Campbell)
April 29Meeting cancelled
May 27Meeting cancelled
June 24Poetry Café
 Optional theme: Poems inspired by paintings
July 29Poetry Café
 Optional theme: Illustrated books of poetry
October 28Annual General Meeting
November 25David Gallifant
 The poems of Anne Hudson

There are no meetings in August, September or December

To give some indication of the range of our meetings, programmes for previous years are listed here.

New members are welome. If you would like to join us at one of our meetings, please leave a message with your contact details on 01206 395711 for more information about the venue.

The Essex Poetry and Prose Society is a Stanza of the Poetry Society.

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