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A poem for Anna Dreda

I love reading this one – in fact – I have a couple of readings coming up – one at The Poetry Lounge, Ludlow 7th July 7:30pm start at The Blue Boar, Mill St, Ludlow; and one at Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws on 9th July…. I think I will give it an airing ! It […]

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This was a question I was recently asked to answer – on behalf of Wenlock Poetry Festival and their search for the second ever Shropshire Young Poet Laureate. It was one of several questions. The answers that I and other poetry lovers gave can be found on Unfortunately I got somewhat carried away –  there wasn’t […]

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David Calcutt talks about one of his poems

 Before Dawn by David Calcutt I was lying awake In a darkness so utter and complete I could feel it brushing against my skin A no-place, where end and beginning Had little meaning A labyrinth without minotaur or thread. Some sound had awoken me. Was it my wife’s slow breathing Or the far-off bark of […]

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Through the Woods at Ted Hughes Festival

Thank you Anna Turner, for booking Through the Woods – with David Calcutt   and Nadia Kingsley and Helen Calcutt – at this year’s Ted Hughes festival !!     What a wonderful experience ! The Poetry Cafe at Erringden Rooms in Mytholmroyd is perfect for poetry  – great light, great acoustics, a relaxed intimate […]

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The Blogging Tour

4.3.14 I have just been asked to be part of “the bloggers tour”. Wonderful ! And I have been meaning to have a blog too! I have also been meaning to improve the fair acre press website, so I have decided to create this makeshift blog page, until I have sorted the whole website out. Nadia 13.3.14         […]

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Performances 2013

        ROAD KILL PERFORMANCES IN 2013:   These are the confirmed dates- see below. I will add more in the future. I do hope we will meet at one of these venues! Entrance is free, unless indicated otherwise. REVIEWS OF ROAD KILL PERFORMANCES: BILSTON VOICES April 2013 The headliners, and second […]

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