Wednesday, 2 July 2014

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY Poetry Readings, Workshops & Talks Spring 2014 - Summer 2015

8th-12th "Body Parts" Residential Poetry Course at Swarthmoor Hall with Penelope Shuttle and Geraldine Green. £300. Places limited, please book early! Contact Swarthmoor Hall - fully booked
20th-22nd – "Summer Solstice Poetry Course" Residential Creative Writing Course Brantwood:  Geraldine Green and George Wallace. (non-residential option available). Pre-booking essential. Bookings through Brantwood: email: Brantwood

25th Swarthmoor Hall: 7pm-8.30pm refreshments: "Fox, Fell and Whitman" talk/reading with George Wallace and Geraldine Green Swarthmoor Hall

26th - George Wallace poetry workshop followed by poetry reading, m/c Scott Devon 
Workshop: 2pm-4pm Bolton Central Library, Le Mans Crescent, Bolton BL1 1SE
Reading: 7.30pm-9.30pm St. George's House, Bolton BL1 2EN

28th – ‘Write to Roam’ Creative Writing Workshop, Jane’s Farm, nr. Kirkby Lonsdale with Geraldine Green and George Wallace
28th – George Wallace reading at 'Verbalise' Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal m/c Ann Wilson, plus open mic Verbalise

29th Geraldine ‘Living Words’ 2-5pm Creative Writing Workshop Swarthmoor Hall, 2-5pm, Fire in the Tongue”

July: Poetry Reading Tour, New York, Itinerary:

Long Island:
Mon 14th 7pm reading Oceanside Gazebo
Fri 18th 8pm Huntington Poetry Barn

New York City:
Sun 20th 4pm reading Parkside Lounge NYC

Upstate New York:
Mon 21st 8pm reading Harmony CafĂ© Woodstock
Tues 22-Thurs 24th reading at the Bright Hill Centre, Bertha Rogers, Treadwell
Saturday 26th reading at Albany, Dan Wilcox, 'Poetry in the Park' by the Robert Burns' statue

August 13th 10am-4pm Summer School all day creative writing workshop, Adult Education, Dallam School, Milnthorpe/Heversham £35 Dallam School
Tel: 015395 65956

August 21st - Mungrisdale Writers workshop  10.30am - 1.30pm

August 27th - Walking in the Footsteps of Fox, a poetry pilgrimage., Swarthmoor Hall, Ulverston  7.30pm-8.30pm refreshments included. Writer in residence Geraldine Green will be reading from her own work, including 'Salt Road', 'The Other Side of the Bridge' and her pamphlet 'A Wing and a Prayer' (to be published Spring/Summer 2015) Swarthmoor Hall please email Swarthmoor Hall

September 11th Grange Library Grange over Sands Cumbria 'Write to Roam' poetry reading with Kerry Darbishire Jane Merritt Barbara Hickson Sara L. Dixon Maggie How, Margaret Simpson and Geraldine Green 2.30pm-4pm, all welcome, refreshments available

September 14th ‘Living Words’ 2-5pm Creative Writing Workshop Swarthmoor Hall, 2-5pm “Touch the Earth” Booking through Swarthmoor Hall

September 27th Write to Roam Monthly Creative Writing Workshop, Jane's farm near Kirkby Lonsdale 10.30am-4.30pm £30 incl. refreshments, please bring waterproof clothing and footwear

October Celebrating 400th birthday of Margaret Fell, 'Mother of Quakerism' date and time to be confirmed, Swarthmoor Hall  Ulverston, Cumbria

7th-9th Writing Retreat Brantwood Coniston Cumbria, Geraldine Green and a guest writer Pippa Little

16th ‘Living Words’ 2-5pm Creative Writing Workshop  Swarthmoor Hall 2-5pm  “Healing Well” Swarthmoor Hall

Geraldine’s latest collection ‘Salt Road’ was published September 2013 by Indigo Dreams Publishers Indigo Dreams Publishers, you can find details here:

Planning ahead, 2015:

16th 2.30pm-4pm Launch of Arachne Press Anthology 'The Other Side of Sleep, Grange Library, Grange-over-Sands Cumbria Arachne Press

12th: Midsummer Festival of Words, Swarthmoor Hall, Ulverston, Cumbria
 Swarthmoor Hall

19th-21st  Midsummer Poetry Course with Penelope Shuttle and Geraldine Green  Brantwood Coniston email: Brantwood - early booking advisable

Photos by Geraldine and Geoff Green - copyright
Brantwood Coniston Cumbria, Madison Square Gardens New York City, Swarthmoor Hall, Bardsea, Cumbria