Upcoming Readings/Events 2020

Wednesday 20 January 2020, 7-8.15pm: Nottingham Creative Writing Hub event (Zoom)
I’ll be reading alongside my PhD colleague Tuesday Goacher, supporting poet Alan Jenkins. Full details and the sign-up link are here, if you’d like to join us: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JVZ0M0-pQ0KhNqyFdtScZQ

Programme for 2020: www.nottinghamcreativewritinghub.com

Friday 5th and Saturday 6th February: Nottingham Light Night  (17:00 – 22:00 nightly) tbc
Poem included in light show at Nottingham Castle.

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23 October 2020: Quebec City of Literature’s la grande traversée poétique
Excited to be included with 200 international poets in Quebec City of Literature’s la grande traversée poétique, representing UK with NUCoL. My poem is IN THE FOREST’S HEARTWOOD, commissioned by NUCoL for World Poetry Day/ International Day of Forests 2020, filmed by Matt Turpin.
Poets from Angleterre! https://www.quebecentouteslettres.qc.ca/la…/angleterre/

Wednesday 20 November, 4-6pm: Poetic Spurn Celebration Event and Exhibition Launch
Readings from the Poetic Spurn project with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
Spurn Discovery Centre, Spurn, Kilnsea

Tuesday 30 April, 6.30pm-8pm: Poetry and Place. Alan Baker, Sue Dymoke and Aly Stoneman read poems about near and far-flung places and talk about the place of place in their poetry. Nottingham Poetry Festival event at Five Leaves Bookshop, 14A Long Row, Nottingham NG1 2DH. £3.00 on the door includes refreshments. https://fiveleavesbookshop.co.uk/events/poetry-and-place-with-alan-baker-sue-dymoke-and-aly-stoneman/

Leicester Travel Talks
Satta Hashem Hall, Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street, LE1 6HL. 10:15am – 12 noon (Price per session £4:50).
Friday 12 April 2019: Hikers, Hippies and Horrible Histories – The Intriguing Island of La Gomera (Canary Islands)
Friday 20th Sept 2019: From Tito to Tourism: Komiža –
The Croatian town where people really burn their boats!

Thursday 21 March, 7-8pm: FB Livestream World Poetry Day Event, Nottingham Trent University (NTU) and Nottingham City of Literature.

Leicester Travel Talks 2018
Satta Hashem Hall, Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street, LE1 6HL. 10:15am – 12 noon (Price per session £4:50)
30 November 2018: ‘Exploring Orkney’s Cultural and Literary Heritage’  

Sat 18 November 2017 Wild Words Workshops & Discussions: Being Human Festival Attenborough Nature Reserve with Nottingham Wildlife Trust
The day will begin with a drop in family friendly creative writing activity between 10am and 12pm which will be followed at noon by a discussion chaired by Dr Lambert with Sorrel Lyall (conservationist and blogger), Adam Cormack (Communications Manager for The Wildlife Trusts), Aly Stoneman (writer) and Erin McDaid (NWT Head of Communications. The final session of the day will be a nature writing workshop for adults 16 and over from 1.30pm-3pm.

All events are free. ‘EventBrite’ booking pages for the two bookable sessions:
Discussion Panel – http://bit.ly/2gPp77y
Adult Writing Workshop – http://bit.ly/2gOVOSH

Further info: http://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/news/item/the-ability-of-wild-words-to-help-people-reconnect-with-nature

Hockey Hustle Sunday 8th October 16:00-17:00: LeftLion Poets, Broadway Cinema (downstairs cafe bar), Broad Street, Nottingham
Join poets Aly Stoneman, Bridie Squires and Liam Mills and help raise money for charity
Tickets (access all events): £15

Monday 24 April 2017, 7-9pm:
LeftLion Presents…WriteLion Poets at Nottingham Poetry Festival
Venue: Rough Trade, 5 Broad St, Nottingham NG1 3AJ  (Free)
A sparkling evening of words from Notts poets Panya Banjoko, Becky Cullen, Sue Dymoke, Di Slaney, Bridie Squires and Rory Waterman. Plus Open Mic. MC: Aly Stoneman.

Friday 28 April 2017, 11am-10pm:
Project Finale for SPUD’s touring installation The Observatory
Venue: Buckler’s Hard, Beaulieu, Hampshire (Free)
Talks and readings from resident artists and project organisers.