LUTON POETRY SOCIETY - "Bringing Poetry To Life"

Founder - Mary Emeji (Luton Poet Laureate)

            Upcoming Events in 2017!!

 

 
Saturday 29th April 2017 - LUTON CENTRAL LIBRARY

 Happy Birthday, William Shakespeare!

Conference Room (Third Floor), 2.00pm to 4.00pm
 
 
Saturday 27th May 2017 - LUTON CENTRAL LIBRARY

 Theme - My Treat

What do you do for a treat?

Conference Room (Third Floor), 2.00pm to 4.00pm
 
 
 Saturday 24th June 2017 - LUTON CENTRAL LIBRARY

 Luton Poetry Society 6th birthday!

Theme - Holidays

Conference Room (Third Floor), 2.00pm to 4.00pm
 
 
Saturday 29th July 2017 - LUTON CENTRAL LIBRARY

 Theme - Summer

Conference Room (Third Floor), 2.00pm to 4.00pm
 
 
Saturday 26th August 2017 - LUTON CENTRAL LIBRARY

 "Be A Poet - History Comes Alive"

Choose a historical poet dating from the 18th Century back to the very beginning of time. Then come perform their poems, dressed as them!

(Those wishing to partake can contact us on this website.)

Conference Room (Third Floor), 2.00pm to 4.00pm
 
 
 Saturday 30th September 2017 - LUTON CENTRAL LIBRARY

 Luton Poetry Festival 2017

Theme - Paint A Poem

Write a poem based on a Painting you like, then bring the poem and a copy of the Painting.

"Painting is silent poetry. Poetry is painting with the gift of speech." (Simonides)

Conference Room (Third Floor), 2.00pm to 4.00pm
 
 
Saturday 28th October 2017 - LUTON CENTRAL LIBRARY

 National Poetry Day, theme to be chosen by the Nation!!

Conference Room (Third Floor), 2.00pm to 4.00pm
 
 
Saturday 25th November 2017 - LUTON CENTRAL LIBRARY

 Theme - Winter

Conference Room (Third Floor), 2.00pm to 4.00pm
 

Saturday 16th December 2017 - LUTON CENTRAL LIBRARY

Christmas Poetry Party 2017

Featuring Christmas poems, singing of carols, classical music, cake, and gifts for members.

First Floor, 2.00pm to 4.00pm

 

 

 

PAST EVENTS IN 2017

 

 

 

SATURDAY 28TH JANUARY 2017

Luton Central Library (Conference Room), Time: 2.00pm

  "New Year Resolution"

 

The first meeting of the year with happy poets reciting poems about chasing your dreams, fresh start, new year wishes and courage to never give up. This was such a beautiful note to kickstart a year full of good events to come!

Join us for upcoming Valentine poetry next month...

 

Attendance: 10
 
Performing Poets: 10
 
Photos coming soon.....
 

SATURDAY 25TH FEBRUARY 2017

Luton Central Library (Conference Room), Time: 2.00pm

  "Love is in the Air"

 

A poetic and dramatic celebration of Valentine, with poetry recitals and duets, piano music recital, and intriguing love games...(say no more!)

 

Attendance: 
 
Performing Poets:
 More details to follow.....
 
 

SATURDAY 25TH MARCH 2017

Luton Central Library (Conference Room), Time: 2.00pm

  "Springtime Poetry"

 Flowers in the field, Wind in your hair.

Wind in the field, Flowers in your hair.

Springtime is here...

We had a lovely, lively day reciting springtime poems with good cheer! 

Attendance: 13
 
Performing Poets: 11
 
Gillian Pestell, Francis McDonnell, Mary Emeji, Samantha Newbury, Sue Martin, Doreen Steinberg, Theresa Gazard, Brian McDonnell, Joan Mackinnon, Caroline, and Richard Sisson.