Category Archives: Surrey

All the bells and a hobby horse

  As part of the London 2012 Festival Martin Creed led a three minute bell ringing event across the UK on the opening day of the Olympics and Woking joined in…as I have since discovered did many people at home … Continue reading

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Coffee and chat with Helen Turner of Team GB

  “I’m hoping that I may have time to tour the Olympic Park in my downtime,” says Helen.This may seem an odd thing for an Olympic athlete to say, but Helen’s event, Wheelchair Basketball, will be held in the O2 … Continue reading

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A Summer of Poetry

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Take some cardboard, a dab of glue…

Take some card and glue, tissue paper and gold, paint sprinkle with a little imagination and primary school teacher magic and you have an Olympic Torch. Add an enthusiastic attitude and a desire to encourage everyone to feel part of … Continue reading

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Coming up Fast

We are working so hard to prepare for this event and to get the Anthology published in time to be available for sale on the night, that it is easy to forget how fast the time is passing. My main … Continue reading

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Stanza – Camberley

The new Stanza group is up and running – the first meeting will be on Wed 7th October at 7.30pm. Anyone interested should contact me via this blog for further details. There are seven members rom the previous Woking group … Continue reading

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There is a new movement afoot and it is Paragram!

As far as I know there are no regular ‘reading ‘ events for poetry and prose in our area – Guildford, Woking, Camberley – so a group of us have decided to test the market. We have formed a group … Continue reading

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Poetry in the Garden – Monday afternoons

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