PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED – we hope to reschedule it for a later date, to be confirmed

Our next event is on Thursday 2nd April 2020, upstairs at the John Harvey Tavern, Bear Yard, Cliffe High St, Lewes BN7 2AN.

Doors open 7pm, readings start 7.45pm.

Tickets £5 (£3 students, and the unwaged and claiming benefit) at the door on the night.

Readers: Peter Wallis & Sally Festing (poetry) and Emily Jane Bell (prose).

Sally Festing‘s five poetry collections have followed journalism, radio plays, academic studies, biographies of Barbara Hepworth & Gertrude Jekyll, and other non-fiction. She’s been published in masses of magazines & her collection My Darling Derry (Fair Acre Press) is on sale with proceeds to the Mental Health Foundation.

Peter Wallis won publication of a pamphlet, Articles of Twinship, in the Bare Fiction Debut Poetry Collection Competition. His poems tell of what it means to grow up as an identical twin, and go on to explore the process, and consequences, of becoming unidentical as a result of his brother’s ill health. Peter is Submissions Editor for the U.K. charity ‘Poems in the Waiting Room’. 

Emily Jane Bell is a writer of prose and poetry and a research student at the University of Brighton. She is currently working on her PhD, a ficto-critical thesis exploring creative processes in literature and visual art, centred on the works of Emily Brontë.


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