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The full programme and booking information is now live on the website, together with a downloadable version. Printed programmes will be available in your local library and other venues around the Forest. 

Click here to go to the programme and booking information.

 

Links

  • poetryfod.org – A new archive of Forest Poets and local stories

What's On


John Hegley ‘Comic genius’ SATURDAY 7TH JULY at Festival of Words 2018

It’s a times table remembering -2 fives, 3 threes plus one. The thinking falls into place as you make your way through this years programme for the Coleford Festival of Words …. Saturday 7th July 8pm Coleford Baptist Hall 8pm…

Tenth Coleford Festival of Words – programme now available

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Last Thursday 31st May SPOKEN WORD EVENT now includes POET performer DEANNA RODGER

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Thumbnail ‘Playing with Poetry’ – a workshop with PIPs

Saturday 7 July, The Main Place, Coleford, 10.30 am to 12 noon Come and see PIPs showcase the magic that happens when different people write poems on the same theme, then stay with for a fun and friendly workshop creating…