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SPRINGBOARD ~ Creative Residential Weekends

The director and editor of Fair Acre Press, Nadia Kingsley, launches CREATIVE RESIDENTIAL WEEKENDS at her rural home, along with artist Paul Kielty and special guest. £290 includes accom and meals. They run through April and May 2019 ~ each weekend has ONLY SIX SPACES Write to Nadia on nadia.springboard@gmail.com for more details or have […]

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In the 70th year of the Mental Health Foundation

It has been a privilege to publish Sally Festing’s poetry pamphlet about her father Derek Richter who helped found this essential organisation. And what a heartfelt pleasure to read these thoughtful, well chosen words about My Darling Derry by both Caroline Phillips and Helena Nelson on Sphinx Poetry Pamphlet and Reviews page All the profits […]

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New poetry pamphlet marks 70th anniversary of MHF

Fair Acre Press is proud to present Sally Festing’s My Darling Derry Letter-poems about Derek Richter – Sally’s father, and founder of The Mental Health Foundation. Sally Festing is the elder daughter of Derek Richter. Twenty years after his death she inherited hundreds of family letters, diaries and medical notes that reveal his personal life […]

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#MeToo poetry anthology UPDATE

It is the one year anniversary of the conception of the #MeToo poetry anthology. If you have read and liked the book – we would very much appreciate an amazon review – to increase the book’s visibility – to reach a wider audience plus every penny made on book sales we are donating to the […]

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Here is the Painting by Pixels Exhibition

Here are some photos of the Painting by Pixels exhibition which was held at Qube Gallery, Oswestry during August 2018 You are seeing artwork by Giancarlo Facchinetti, Nadia Kingsley, Isaac, Paul Kielty, students from Derwen College and members of Designs in Mind We were very pleased by the comments left at Qube gallery, the comments […]

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Matt Hazard is not just for Xmas…

… but he will certainly make a great Xmas present 🙂 🙂 🙂 (see what I did there?) This is Fair Acre Press’ first foray into cartoons.. but I can reassure you it will certainly not be the last go on… Meet Matt Hazard… An ordinary guy trying not to be defined by his job. “Some […]

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Charles Bennett’s THAW is out!

Do you like Nature Poetry at its best?   Then you will love Charles Bennett’s new poetry pamphlet THAW … “It’s difficult to imagine poems that listen more closely than these to the ‘green music’ of the natural world.” Katharine Towers “Charles Bennett writes so beautifully: a poet who really seems to have his own kingdom, […]

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