Forthcoming events

Recent past events

Saturday 14 July – Rock, Pebble, Quarry: Sculptural Lives of Stone, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds

Friday 18 May  — The Dial Up, London Improv Theatre, Swiss Cottage, london

Friday 23 March – William Smith birthday event, Oxford Museum of Natural History, Oxford

Saturday 23 February 2018 – The Scientists’ Shuffle, Poetry Cafe, London

Wednesday 13 September – Reading with Henry Lyman at Murenger House, Newport, Wales

Saturday 9 September – Winchester – Tree Line event with Stephen Boyce, Rachel Curzon and Maura Dooley

Thursday 13 July – The Tree Line event with Jonathan Davidson and Carol Rowntree Jones, plus archive talk and Woodland Trust speakers. Southwell Library, part of Inspire Poetry Festival

Saturday 17 June – The Tree Line event with Gillian Clarke, Stephen Boyce and Isobel Dixon, Treehouse Study Centre, Hartford wood, Beaulieu, Hampshire

Friday 9 June – reading with John Freeman and William Wootten, Poetry Arch, Bristol University

Thursday 1 June 2017 – Launch of The Tree Line: Poems for Trees, Woods & People, Somerset House, London

19 November 2015 – MAP event with Andy Brown, Stephen Boyce, Sally Flint, Isabel Galleymore, and Anthony Wilson, Exeter University

8 October 2015 – MAP event with Alison Brackenbury, John Freeman, Philip Gross and Alyson Hallett, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

4 July 2015 – MAP event with Alyson Hallett at Somerset Coal Canal festival, Timsbury

26 June 2015 – Scarborough – MAP event at Rotunda Museum, with John Wedgwood Clarke, Barbara Cumbers and Peter Robinson

30 May 2015 – London – Poetry in the Crypt with Katy Evans-Bush and Kate Foley

18 May 2015 – London – Birbeck University, Petrocultures Panel as part of Birkbeck Arts Week

1 May 2015 – Cheltenham Poetry Festival – Reading with Sean O’Brien at the Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

9 April 2015 – London – Launch of Map: Poems After William Smith’s Geological Map of 1815 (Worple Press, 2015), Geological Society of London

7 January 2015 – London – Special Edition at the Poetry Library with Clive Wilmer, Elizabeth Cook, Isabel Galleymore, Martyn Crucefix and Peter Robinson

1 November 2014 – London – Festival of Geology, UCL – celebration of geological poetry, with John Wedgwood Clarke, Barbara Cumbers and Alyson Hallett

16 October 2014 – Tonbridge-  Reading with Andy Brown, Tonbridge School

11 October 2014 –  Hull – Reading at symposium Regarding Dynamic Processes: Shifting relations between geology and the visual arts, Hull College of Art

15 June 2014 – Bridlington Poetry Festival – reading with John Wedgwood Clarke, Bridlington

11 June 2014 – Reading with Kayo Chingonyi, Vestry House Museum, Walthamstow, London

24 April 2014 – Reading with Jim Conwell, Martina Evans, Roisin Tierney and Deirdre Shanahan at London Irish Centre, Camden

5 April 2014 – Cheltenham Poetry Festival, with Stephen Boyce, Sally Flint, John Freeman and John Greening, Cheltenham

21 November 2013 – Poets in the Library series, with Peter Carpenter, Elizabeth Cook and John Greening, Senate House Library, London

28 October 2013 – O’Bheal, Cork, Ireland

30 October 2013 – Whitehouse Poets, Limerick, Ireland

18 October 2013 – Ask the Mountains Their Story. Event marking end of Written in the Rocks, with Barbara Cooke, Sarah Day and Bryan Lovell, Geological Society, London

May 2013 – John Hewitt Spring Festival, with Elaine Gaston, Heather Newcombe and Cherry Smyth, Carnlough, Northern Ireland