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February 11, 2022
Stroud Short Stories

Stroud Short Stories is now open for submissions for its 23rd event to be held at the Cotswold Playhouse in Stroud on Sunday 8 May. It's an open theme this time, and, as always, it's free to submit. Ten stories will be chosen for their authors to read at the event. The co-judges are Ali […]

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February 7, 2022
Next Buzzwords Poetry meeting 13 February

Next Buzzwords will meet on Sunday February 13th upstairs at the Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham. Workshop lead by Clair Chilvers 7pm Open mic and readings 8pm Guest poets, two of our own Buzzwords people: Clair Chilvers and Belinda Rimmer Pay on the door, £5 waged, £3 unwaged. Regardless of what the government is saying, […]

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January 21, 2022
Photo Competition Winner

Thank you to everyone who entered our “Reflections” photo competition. We really enjoyed looking at all the submissions but the one that seemed to capture both the literal and more whimsical sense of the prompt the best was “Seascale in Cumbria” by Meg Davis-Berry. Congratulations Meg. It's a great depiction

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January 17, 2022
Evesham Festival of Words 2022

In a spirit of optimism that 2022 will be so much better than the last two years Evesham Festival of Words are pressing ahead with a great programme of events. Details of all confirmed events are now on their website here There are still a number of events in the pipeline which will be added […]

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January 10, 2022
GWN Reflections Photography Competition

We'd love to see your photos on the theme of 'Reflections'. Please send one photo only to publicity@gloswriters.org.uk. The competition is free to enter. The winner will be published on our website. Closing date 15.1.22.

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January 5, 2022
Wildfire Words poetry ezine

wildfire words is an international poetry ezine edited by Marilyn and Howard Timms which shares new poetry from all over the world, whether from fresh poetic voices or established poets. It offers publication opportunities through submissions to the ezine, and prizes of publication of debut poetry collections.  Find out more here

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December 10, 2021
Oh Crumbs stays safe

Its too close to call even closer to touch Oh crumbs has decided to draw things into the bottle till it feels right again so our planned live evening on Monday 13th December is postponed. We do however invite you to immerse your self in our winter special on line Zoom on Thursday 16th December […]

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November 29, 2021
'He went about doing good’: the life of Dr Edward Thomas Wilson of Cheltenham (1832-1918)

Wilson is a very familiar name in Cheltenham, because of Edward, father and son. The son, the Antarctic explorer who perished with Scott, is better known, but the father, after whom the modern art gallery is named, had a much greater effect on the Victorian town, as medical pioneer, cultural polymath and general philanthropist. His […]

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November 29, 2021
Gloucester Tales podcast and the Great Gloucester Novel

Series three of Jarek Adams' Gloucester Tales podcast is now live, featuring stories from the Arts Council funded Great Gloucester Novel project. In 2015, Gloucester writer Andrew Thorn worked with 16 groups of people across the city to create 16 short stories, which were then used as the inspiration for 'Pride of Gloucester', an illustrated […]

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November 24, 2021
NewBohemians@CharltonKings Christmas Party

We are delighted to announce that our Christmas Party on Friday 10 December at 7.30 pm is going ahead as planned. There will be a recital of Christmas music, poetry, songs with guitar accompaniment, and a Christmas Quiz (with prizes!) Members of the audience are invited to share a poem (maybe on a Christmas theme) […]

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November 6, 2021
Steel Jackdaw Edition 5

Indie arts magazine, Steel Jackdaw, started by Jason Conway, will open its submission window for Edition 5 from 1st December 2021 to 6th January 2022. Edition 5 will be published as a digital edition on 26th January. The magazine welcomes all forms of creative expression for consideration, including short stories, flash fiction, prose and poetry. […]

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November 6, 2021
The Light We Left Behind by Tessa Harris

Tessa's new novel 'The Light We Left Behind' she believes is the first to be set against the background of Trent Park, a POW camp for German generals during WW2, who were secretly being recorded. What they unknowingly revealed played a huge part in the Allied victory and exposed the full horror of the Holocaust […]

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