Poetry Readings






Monday 12.02.24  19:30  (£3 donation suggested)

Cafe Writers at The Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich.


I will be reading from my collection Half Other.


Elizabeth Sennitt Clough will also be reading from her collection

My Name is Abilene.

Open mic slots will also be available.




Friday 09/02/24  19.30  £6

Bright Scarf Poetry at The Belfry Centre, Overstrand.


I will be reading from my recent poetry collection Half Other 

(Hippocrates Press, 2023)




Monday 06/11/23 7 – 9 p.m. £5


Saltmarsh Poets

Half Other U.K. Book launch




Wednesday 04/10/23  21:00 (U.K. time) Free


Half Other International Book launch

Part of the “Poems to Live For” series of readings

Hippocrates Initiative, Zoom








Thursday 10/11/22  7 – 8 p.m.   Free

After Sylvia, Nine Arches Press, Book launch

‘After Sylvia’ online launch




07/05/22 @ 15.30  Open Mic Session  £5 per person

Chaired by Sally Festing and Peter Wallis

Part of Sea Fever Festival at The Maltings (Kiln Room),

Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 1AN





31/03/22 @ 19.20 for 19.30   FREE on Zoom


A reading with Jenny Pagdin.

Poetry about health, wellbeing and gardening.

Please email for the Zoom link.




 06/12/21 19.00 – 21.00

Saltmarsh Poetry

I will be reading new poems about people and gardening

from my Poet in Residence project at local allotments.

Also readings from the floor on an allotment/gardening theme.



17/08/21 @ 20:00 Zoom

Poetry at Jurnets

I will be reading new poems about people and gardening

from my Poet in Residence project at local allotments.

Open Mic slots are available at



14/07/21 @19:30 Blakeney Harbour Rooms and Home Stage Livestream

Head Lines reading with Sally Festing

Free but ticketed live event or accessed online via Home Stage website.

(Donations to the Mental Health Foundation are welcomed and encouraged)



18/11/20  @ 19:30  Zoom

I will be reading at the launch of

Judy, Out of the Box  

by Lynn Woollacott

Free Entry

Contact me by the CONTACT page for Zoom details



26/02/20  @19:30 The Funky Mackerel, Sheringham

Leap Before You Look

Peter Wallis and Tess Adams

Free Entry.  Donations welcome.



08/11/19 Poetry in Aldeburgh (HEAD LINES)

The Mental Health Foundation at 70

FRIDAY     2:00 – 3:00pm            FREE 




08/10/19 @ 19:30 Greenwich (HEAD LINES) FREE

West Greenwich Library

146 Greenwich High Road

SE10 8NN



21/05/19 Poetry at Jurnets, Norwich (HEAD LINES)




10/05/19 Sea Fever, Wells Literary Festival




03/09/18 Saltmarsh Poets (Head Lines)




28/06/18 Discover York, York Library (Head Lines)




03/11/17 Poetry in Aldeburgh  (4×4)




10/10/17 Mary Evans Picture Library Reading, Greenwich Library




15/07/17 South Downs Literary Festival, Petersfield




11/07/17 Greenwich Library (4×4)




14/11/16 Cafe Writers, Norwich




12/10/16 Word Play, Square Chapel, Halifax





03/10/16 Saltmarsh Poets, Norfolk





8/07/16 Waterstones, Piccadilly (Articles of Twinship launch)




15/03/16 Poetry at Jurnets, Wensum Lodge, Norwich





Writers’ Forum, Sheringham, Norfolk





26/08/15  Stanza Bonanza, Poetry Cafe, Betterton Street, London





24/09/14  Stanza Bonanza, Poetry Cafe, Betterton Street, London