Bonds

A Poetry Workshop For South Bristol

Join us at Bonds, a poetry workshop for South Bristol where we’ll explore the power of words about home, work, love, family and local tales

Date and time

Sat, 16 Mar 2024 10:00 – 13:00 GMT

Location

Zion Bristol, Bishopsworth Rd, Bristol BS13 7JW, UK

About this event

Join us for an exciting poetry workshop in South Bristol! Whether you’re a seasoned poet or just starting out, this event is perfect for you. We’ll be gathering at Zion Bristol, located at Bishopsworth Rd, Bristol BS13 7JW, UK.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to bond with like-minded individuals and discover the magic of poetry. Mark your calendars and join us at Zion Bristol for an unforgettable poetic exploration!

Open to all- No writing experience necessary.

This welcoming workshop is designed to be friendly and supportive and will develop your writing and storytelling skills to create and weave lines into poems with local South Bristol Poets, Agata and Lisa. Even if you have never written poetry or would like to be inspired, this will be a great workshop for you.

Please come and write with us.

  • We can explore memories, stories and family histories of South Bristol. We will explore all our “bonds” to      this place of home, work, sport, neighbourhood and local tales.
  • There will be writing prompts and exercises with warm advice from workshop facilitators Lisa and Agata.
  • There will be an opportunity if you are interested to share some of your work, in a poetry exhibition at ‘Bristol Beacon’.

Join us for this lovely event on March 16th, provided as part of Bristol ‘Bonds’ project for Lyra Poetry Festival. We would love to meet you at our writing workshop of words and poetry

Please email birdsongpoetry@aol.com or text/phone Lisa on 07853167720 if you have any questions.

You will be able to purchase drinks and snacks from Zion Counter.

AGATA PALMER is a bilingual Polish-British poet based in Bristol. Her pamphlet From the Land of Marmite with Love was published by Exiled Writers Ink in 2021. Her poems have been published online and internationally in magazines and anthologies, eg: Ravena Press, Tangent Books, Beyond Words magazine, Eris & Eros Review, Harana, London Grip, Bristol Books. She is a regular at local open mics, have been featured at a few events, is a creative with Bristol Poetry Stanza, Diverse Artists Network and Lyra Poetry Festival.

LISA LOPRESTI (she/her) is a local South Bristol poet from the ship-shape City of Bristol. She is a member of poetry groups Bristol Stanza and Satellite of Love events at the Lightship in the floating harbour. Lisa’s poems have been published in anthologies and magazines such as Ink, Sweat and Tears, Crowstep and Acumen who reviewed Lisa’s slim-line pamphlet ‘Birdsong and Nectar in the Silences’ as ‘slightly uproarious.’ Lisa is a featured poet at spoken word events and she is thrilled to be regularly broadcast on local BBC Radio.

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