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POETRY & MUSIC

VIRTUAL EVENING

Tuesday 23rd March, 19:30

(ONLINE ONLY)

Experience an exciting virtual evening of poetry and music celebrating the magic of the Forest of Dean, with four excellent Forest poets and the wonderful Bristol-based musician
Lady Nade!

Here local Forest poets Lizzie Parker, David Pownall, Stewart Carswell and Ben Ray will be performing poems inspired by the Forest of Dean, and award-winning musician Lady Nade will perform a set of her tender, soulful songs. This is an event not to miss!

Get your tickets HERE


Lady Nade is an Indie-Folk-Americana Bristolian Singer-Songstress with a tender, powerful, velveteen voice, and
a knack for creating memorable melodies, using authentic and
powerful narratives.
 

Lizzie Parker has won and been shortlisted for a number of prizes including the Bridport, Melita Hume, Troubadour International, and Gregory O’Donoghue awards. Her collection 'In Her Shambles' is published with Seren Books. 


David Pownall is an award-winning playwright and novelist, with three collections of verse published and many plays about poets and composers produced for theatre and radio. Music and poetry have always played a large part in David's writing. 

Stewart Carswell's poems have recently been published in Under the Radar, Envoi, Ink Sweat & Tears, and The Fenland Reed. His debut collection 'Earthworks' is forthcoming with Indigo Dreams Publishing in 2021.  

Ben Ray is a poet and reviewer,
a patron of the Cheltenham Poetry Festival and a winner of the 2019 New Poets Prize. His most recent collection is 'The Kindness of the Eel'
(The Poetry Business, 2020). 
 

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FOREST OF DEAN CHESS CLUB

Monday evenings at Mitcheldean Library  (except Public Holidays)
7.00pm-9.30 pm

If you intend to come to a meeting please contact the Secretary in advance (6 members maximum per session under current Coronavirus regulations)

 

2020: 7th Sep.—21st Dec.
2021: 4th Jan.—5th July
(Except Public Holidays)

NEW MEMBERS 
ALWAYS WELCOME
 
For further details, contact Secretary: Ray Francis   
Tel. 07815 597 714
or Chairman:  Clint Mann

(e-mail: clintmann@btinternet.com)
Search for Forest of Dean Chess Club Online: www.chess.com

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BABY HUB

Every Thursday at 1pm