Rutland

Poetry Appreciation

GROUP LEADER: For any further information, please contact: Charles Lawrence via the Ru3a message page

VACANCIES: 0

VENUE: Members’ homes

DATE AND FREQUENCY: The Poetry Appreciation group meets monthly on the third Wednesday of the month (apart from August) at 2pm

DESCRIPTION: The Poetry Group has been established for some years and meets monthly (apart from August) in members' homes to read, discuss and enjoy poetry in a friendly and informal atmosphere.

Our calendar of Events Past, Present and Future is detailed below:

Previous subjects covered

DateTopic Led By
18 January 2017Eat, drink and be Merry Joy Clough
15 February 2017C21st PoetryRowena Langtry
15 March 2017Larking & Kingsley AmisRichard Hayless
19 April 2017Poetry of the SensesMarlene Branagh
17 May 2017T S Eliot Prize Winners Unled
21 June 2017Excursion - Aynscoughfee Hall, Spalding
19 July 2017Poetry of the YouthAnneM/Keren Edwards
20 September 2017Seasons' Songs CPL
18 October 2017John ClareAnn Ward
15 November 2017Desert Island PoemsUnled
13 December 2017Xmas Poetry |Unled
16 January 2018| The Hull Poets Marlene Branagh
21 February 2018 Love Poetry Ann Ward
21 March 2018 Romantic Poetry Charles Lawrence
18 April 2018 Britain in Verse Anne Mayo
16 May 2018 Poems that Touch the Heart Richard Haylett
20 June 2018 Ecclesiastical Poetry Excursion to Launde Abbey
18 July 2018 Celestial Bodies Rowena Langtry
17 October 2018 Birds and Beasts Pauline Collett
21 November 2018 100 years on: Surviving WWI Poets Ruth Thomas-Twinn
12 December 2018 Christmas Poetry Unled
16 January 2019 T S Eliot Charles Lawrence
20 February 2019 Flower Poetry Marlene Poetry
20 March 2019 Heaney, Hughes, and Plath Richard Haylett
17 April 2019 To Be Announced
15 June 2019 Memory and Dreams Gill Penny
19 June 2019 Excursion
18 September 2019 Laureates Heaney and Hughes Richard Haylett
16 October 2019 Animal Poetry Charles Lawrence
20 November 2019 Pre-1500 Poetry Rowena Langtry
11 December 2019 Xmas PoetryUnled
15 January 2020Elizabeth BishopGill Penney
19 February 2020tba
18 March 2020 tba
15 April 2020 tba
20 May 2020 tba

Possible future topics

Early PoetryPre-Chaucer Pre-1340
Mediaeval 1340-1558
Elizabethan 1558-1603
Metaphysicals c17th
Augustan 1700-1720
Georgian 1720-1800
Romantic 1798-1824
Victorian 1840-1901
'Georgian Poetry' 1910-1930
Mid c20th 1930-1960's
Late c20th 1970-2000
Australian Poetry
Eastern Poetry
War Poetry 1914-18
Post WW2 Poets
then repeat topics from 2005 - present!
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Beginners Bridge Beginners Plus Bridge
Birdwatching Birdwatching (2)
Book Group Book Group - Evening
Book Group 2 Book Group 4
Bridge - Social Bus Pass Travels
Calligraphy Church Visits
Coffee Club Singles Computing - basic
Creative Writing Current Affairs
Current Affairs (2) Dog-walking
English Country Dancing Family History
Fire up your French French - Conversation
French Improvers Gardening Group
Golf Group Hand-made Gift Cards
History Indoor Bowls
Italian - Intermediate Italian For Fun
Jazz Living History
Mah Jong Group Music Appreciation (1)
Music Appreciation (2) Needlecrafts
Petanque Photography Group
Photoshop Elements Group 2 Play Reading
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Poetry Explorers Recorders Group 1 and 2
Rummikub Science and Technology
Scrabble 2 Scrabble Group 1
Sketching & Drawing Spanish - Hablemos español
Spanish Group 1 Spanish Group 2 Spanish Conversation
Sunday Lunch Group Table Tennis
Tai Chi The Striders
Ukulele Improvers Group (Shed Seven) Ukulele Players Group (The Cabin Crew)
Walk, Talk and Snack Walks (Half Day - Tues)
Walks (Half day Thursday - Ravens Group) Walks - Thursday group 2
Wind Band Music Group Wine and wine tasting