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In a Circle

I am very pleased to have two poems in this great anthology put together by poet Derek Parkes to honour the great influence Donny O’Rourke has had on contemporary Scottish poetry. Love the intro: ‘Throw a brick into the air in … Continue reading

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The Dark Museum – A Poetry Film

Originally posted on Suzannah Evans:
I’m really pleased to be sharing this poetry film of my poem ‘The Dark Museum’ from Near Future. The film was made by Helen from Elephant’s Footprint and the process of making it was really interesting too.…

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Romalyn Ante WINS 2018 Poetry London Clore Prize!

I am delighted to be able to reveal the Poetry London Clore Prize winners for 2018. FIRST PRIZE: ‘Names’ by Romalyn Ante SECOND PRIZE: ‘Children of the Revolution’ by S.K. Kim THIRD PRIZE: ‘Heaven’ by Selima Hill COMMENDED POEMS: ‘Under London’ … Continue reading

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Poetry London Summer 2018 Readings: 21 June at Kings Place

Join us to celebrate the publication of the 2018 summer issue of Poetry London – offering the opportunity to hear some of the magazine’s most distinguished contributors reading their poems. With one of America’s greatest living poets, Alice Notley, in … Continue reading

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Beccles Acoustic Music Day

Martello presents the first Acoustic Music Day at the Canopy Theatre in Beccles on Saturday 28th April.  Our headliners are contemporary folk/acoustic duo GILMORE & ROBERTS who combine award-winning songwriting with astounding musicianship and their trademark harmonies to create a powerful sound. Nominated twice … Continue reading

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Martello March News

Firstly, many thanks to all who came to see Fara at the Cut at Halesworth on 11 February. 84 people were treated to a truly memorable evening, having braved the strong winds and freezing temperature – the band said it … Continue reading

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Martello – February News

First of all, thanks to everyone who came to the Seagull Theatre to see the brilliant Megson –  a truly memorable evening which they thoroughly enjoyed as well. So much so that they have already asked for a return visit! Our February gig is … Continue reading

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