We will keep this page updated with writing, poetry and related events and workshops from across Gloucestershire and the surrounding areas. If you have an event you’d like us to show, please email admin@gloswriters.org.uk

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CPS Workshop 6:45 pm
CPS Workshop @ Moss Books
Oct 2 @ 6:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Dear Poets, The next Cheltenham Poetry Society workshop takes place on Tues 2nd October at Moss Books.  This month we[...]
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Creative Writing Course 10:15 am
Creative Writing Course @ The Roots Coffee & Community Centre
Oct 4 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Creative Writing C3529636 At: The Roots Coffee & Community Centre, Alvin Street, Gloucester. GL1 3EH 6 fortnightly sessions. Start: 4th October.  Finish: 13th December 2018 Time: 10.15[...]
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The Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival 10:00 am
The Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival @ Various Venues
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – Oct 14 @ 9:00 pm
The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival 5 – 14 October 2018. With the biggest names in literature, journalism,[...]
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GWN Prizewinners Event 6:30 pm
GWN Prizewinners Event @ Festival Site - Event location TBC
Oct 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
  Come along and join us for an evening of prize winning writing from our GWN competition winners. Also featured[...]
BUZZWORDS at The Exmouth Arms 7:00 pm
BUZZWORDS at The Exmouth Arms @ Exmouth Arms
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
BUZZWORDS at The Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham. Cheltenham’s regular and friendly Poetry Workshop, Readings and Open Mic. Each month[...]
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Creative Story Writing Course: drafting, feedback & redrafting skills. 10:15 am
Creative Story Writing Course: drafting, feedback & redrafting skills. @ The Roots Coffee & Community Centre
Oct 8 @ 10:15 am – 12:45 pm
Creative Story Writing: drafting, feedback & redrafting skills.  C3529635 At: The Roots Coffee & Community Centre, Alvin Street, Gloucester. GL1[...]
Cheltenham Creative Writers 6:00 pm
Cheltenham Creative Writers @ Frog and Fiddle Cheltenham
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
You are invited to come along and write with the CHELTENHAM CREATIVE WRITERS This is a fortnightly Creative Writing Group [...]
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Gloucester Poetry Festival 7:00 pm
Gloucester Poetry Festival @ Various Venues
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm
Gloucester Poetry Festival @ Various Venues
Poetry and Flash Fiction Workshops 10:30 am
Poetry and Flash Fiction Workshops @ The Suffolk Anthology Bookshop
Oct 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Sue Johnson & Joy Thomas are offering the following workshops in Cheltenham and Gloucester: POETRY & FLASH FICTION WORKSHOPS –[...]
Is it me or is it my age? 4:30 pm
Is it me or is it my age? @ L136 The Huddle Stage - Festival Tent
Oct 9 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Is it me or is it my age? @ L136 The Huddle Stage - Festival Tent
John Wood Philips will be talking about his new book of poems entitled “Is It Me Or Is It My[...]
An evening of new contemporary theatre. 7:00 pm
An evening of new contemporary theatre. @ Parmoor House Cheltenham
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Writers and Directors Workshop’s  By Invitation Only  Showcase – an evening of new contemporary theatre written and performed by professional writers and[...]
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Right to Write Workshops 10:30 am
Right to Write Workshops @ Tesco Community Room
Oct 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
RIGHT TO WRITE WORKSHOPS – GLOUCESTER WHEN:  Second Wednesday of the month – 10th October, 14th November, 12th December 2018.[...]
Writers at the Goods Shed 7:00 pm
Writers at the Goods Shed @ Tetbury Arts centre - The Goods Shed
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Writers at the Goods Shed @ Tetbury Arts centre - The Goods Shed
Join us for the first Writers at The Goods Shed ‘Carriage Session’ with guest author Eugene Lambert. Eugene Lambert is[...]
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Chapel Arts Poetry Event 6:00 pm
Chapel Arts Poetry Event @ Chapel Arts
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chapel Arts Poetry Event @ Chapel Arts
Chapel Arts event – In conversation with Lawrence Sail ”… a commemoration of a remarkable publishing venture… a rich and[...]
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Cheltenham Writes! with Anita Davie 4:30 pm
Cheltenham Writes! with Anita Davie @ The Huddle - Cheltenham Lit. Festival tent
Oct 12 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us in The Huddle on Friday for another presentation in the Cheltenham Writes! series 12 October 4.30-5.00 in The[...]
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Poetry Cafe Refreshed ! 7:00 pm
Poetry Cafe Refreshed ! @ Smokey Joe's Cafe
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wednesday 17 October – Sarah James (Leavesley) reading from her collection How to Grow Matches (Against the Grain Press) and Plenty Fish (Nine[...]
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Creative Writing Course 10:15 am
Creative Writing Course @ The Roots Coffee & Community Centre
Oct 18 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Creative Writing C3529636 At: The Roots Coffee & Community Centre, Alvin Street, Gloucester. GL1 3EH 6 fortnightly sessions. Start: 4th October.  Finish: 13th December 2018 Time: 10.15[...]
Thursday Evening Writers 7:00 pm
Thursday Evening Writers @ Cirencester
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Our group ‘Thursday Evening Writers’ is looking for new members. We meet in Cirencester from 7-9pm most Thursday evenings –[...]
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New Bohemian’s Halloween Workshop 7:30 pm
New Bohemian’s Halloween Workshop @ Deepspaceworks
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
New Bohemian's Halloween Workshop @ Deepspaceworks
Dear poetry friends Here is a gentle reminder about my Hallowe’en poetry workshop Casting Spells with Words. Thank you to[...]
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Poetry Workshops 10:30 am
Poetry Workshops @ The Suffolk Anthology Bookshop
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Poetry Workshops @ The Suffolk Anthology Bookshop
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Creative Story Writing Course: drafting, feedback & redrafting skills. 10:15 am
Creative Story Writing Course: drafting, feedback & redrafting skills. @ The Roots Coffee & Community Centre
Oct 22 @ 10:15 am – 12:45 pm
Creative Story Writing: drafting, feedback & redrafting skills.  C3529635 At: The Roots Coffee & Community Centre, Alvin Street, Gloucester. GL1[...]
Cheltenham Creative Writers 6:00 pm
Cheltenham Creative Writers @ Frog and Fiddle Cheltenham
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
You are invited to come along and write with the CHELTENHAM CREATIVE WRITERS This is a fortnightly Creative Writing Group [...]
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Somewhere Else Writers Group 2:15 pm
Somewhere Else Writers Group @ Somewhere Else Cafe
Oct 24 @ 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Somewhere Else Writers Group – for new and and more established writers, whether published or not. The Somewhere Else Writers Group in[...]
Poetry at Teatime with Jennie Farley 3:00 pm
Poetry at Teatime with Jennie Farley @ The Suffolk Anthology
Oct 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Poetry at Teatime with Jennie Farley @ The Suffolk Anthology
Come along and meet poet Jennie Farley reading from her new book HEX (Indigo Dreams Press 2018) ‘a place you[...]
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Thursday Evening Writers 7:00 pm
Thursday Evening Writers @ Cirencester
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Our group ‘Thursday Evening Writers’ is looking for new members. We meet in Cirencester from 7-9pm most Thursday evenings –[...]
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David Elder – Book Signing 6:45 pm
David Elder – Book Signing @ The Suffolk Anthology Bookshop
Oct 26 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Historic England: Cheltenham David Elder will be signing copies of his new book on Cheltenham (part of the Historic England[...]
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Book Launch – Jan Turk Petrie 10:00 am
Book Launch – Jan Turk Petrie @ Oxfam
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sheepscombe author Jan Turk Petrie is supporting Oxfam with the launch of her first novel this month. Jan will be[...]
Poetry Workshops 10:30 am
Poetry Workshops @ The Suffolk Anthology Bookshop
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Poetry Workshops @ The Suffolk Anthology Bookshop
Poetry Launch – Neil Richards 7:00 pm
Poetry Launch – Neil Richards @ The Stable
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Poetry Launch - Neil Richards @ The Stable
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Somewhere Else Writers Group 2:15 pm
Somewhere Else Writers Group @ Somewhere Else Cafe
Oct 31 @ 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Somewhere Else Writers Group – for new and and more established writers, whether published or not. The Somewhere Else Writers Group in[...]