Pottle Poetry

Pottle Poetry We caught up with Jen Pottle, to see how the micropub’s monthly poetry event is going… Waaaaay back in July 2018, in micropub The Pottle, ‘Pottle Poetry Open Mic’ was born. This gave Beeston its very own regular poetry event, taking place on the first Sunday of...

A (brief) history of Beeston Poetry, with DIY Poets and One Plum Poem

A (brief) history of Beeston Poetry, with DIY Poets and One Plum Poem A (brief) history… Earlier this year in April, Henry Normal came to Beeston Library for his ‘Poetry Hour’ as part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. One of the first things he spoke about was that Beeston has had a history of being a poetry hot-spot, and that it was...

Beeston Poetry: Ada’s Poetry Engine

Hello Beestonians! I have had the pleasure of talking to the inspiring Ellie Turpin, creator of the curious ‘Ada’s Poetry Engine.’ A fellow poetry lover, a recovering researcher and a full time mother, she had to spread the word of this intelligent piece of scientific...

Beeston Poetry

Spring has arrived, flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, there are more daylight hours to be had…and the poets are emerging. This issue, we’re paying attention to poetry in time for Nottingham Poetry Festival. We’ve got a few Buzzword poems for you from our...