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

Click here to go to the programme and booking information.

And now the online anthology ‘Ten’ is out with the shortlist of the writing competition announced last night by Jo Durrant of Radio Gloucestershire – a lovely evening of readings.  Check it out, and the authors, here.

The winners will be announced on Sat 7 July 7 pm at the Coleford Baptist Hall by Jan Royall, immediately before the John Hegley show – come along and hear them…

Links

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

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