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.
For the third year 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.
|January 29||Poetry Café|
|Optional theme: Childhood|
|February 26||Poetry Café|
|Optional theme: "illegal, immoral or fattening"|
|March 26||Poetry Café|
|Optional theme: Sonnets|
|April 30||Poetry Café|
|Optional theme: Sonnets (continued)|
|May 28||Poetry Café|
|Optional theme: Trees and wood|
|June 25||Poetry Café|
|Optional theme: Elizabethan Poetry|
|July 30||Poetry Café|
|Optional theme: Irish poets|
|October 29||Annual General Meeting|
|November 26||Poetry Café|
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 now a Stanza of the Poetry Society.