Our regular (second Wednesday of the month, 7.30 pm start) meetings are now being held via Zoom online. If you are interested in joining us, please ring the number on our contact page for details. Sadly, all of our usual extra events (spring lunch, Ledbury Poetry Festival, guest speakers, picnics, outings and parties etc) have… Continue reading ZOOM MEETINGS TILL FURTHER NOTICE
Peter Sutton is a translator, poet and playwright For some years Peter Sutton was Head of Publications at the UNESCO Institute for Education in Hamburg, where he edited the International Review of Education and published books and articles in six languages. Since 1994 he has worked freelance for international organisations, lawyers and arts centres, translating or editing some 50 books and… Continue reading Featured site: Peter Sutton
Happy New Year (or as happy as possible, considering the world as it is now). The circle is now settling into its Zoom groove though a few members are holding out for eventual face to face gatherings again. A few posts over the next few weeks showcasing some of our writers’ sites, starting with Steve… Continue reading Featured site: Steve Dowson
Time to update the programme, dust off the blog and catch up with what some of us have been doing. Long time circle member Richard Wall (Fat Man Blues) has been working with blues guitarist Andrew McLatchie. Click on the screen shot to go to Richard’s blog. On another blog post Richard talks about other… Continue reading Happy New writing Year
Peter Sutton, playwright, poet and translator, will be featured on Clare Balding’s Ramblings, on 21 March (and afterwards on iPlayer). Peter will be talking about William Langland and Piers Plowman, which begins on the Malvern Hills. The programme also features Ledbury Poetry festival‘s Troubadour of the Malvern Hills, Jean Aitkin, and David Armitage who works for… Continue reading News from Peter Sutton
Gren Gaskell’s fiercely moving poem After a Roof Fall recently featured on Spillwords HERE.
Richard Wall’s Fat Man Blues project recently featured on Spillwords with a song in collaboration with Tone Tanner. Click on the image to hear the song (and read its lyrics):
Malvern Writers’ Circle poets are looking forward to reading with participants of Just Write mentored by Pat Tromans for Ledbury Poetry Festival this summer, taking inspiration from the resident artists at Trumpet Corner gallery. The gallery tea room supplies excellent cakes to enjoy while you listen to new poetry and view the displayed art. To… Continue reading Ledbury Festival 2017
Jocelyn Bailey was Chair of Malvern Writers’ Circle For two years 2011 to 2013. She was a member of Mensa with a great love of words and languages and was a fiendish Scrabble player. She was a unique character with an extraordinary range of friends in several countries. Her quiet affection for these friends and… Continue reading i.m. Jocelyn Bailey
Last year’s Swindon Poetry Festival included “Man for a Day” and MWC’s Myfanwy Fox was one of the participants. Here’s a short film made of the day.