BUGS & BLOSSOMS POETRY COMPETITION
Nicholas Lingwood photo
This is now closed to submissions – see our Blog to read the winning poems and comments from our distinguished judge, poet and author Dr Jos Smith (UEA). Or go along to The Lowestoft Seagull’s New Words, Fresh Voices night on 17 November to hear them being read by the poets.
Thursday 26th September
WILD WORDS DEBATE – BUGS AND FLOWERS
Presentations and discussion about our native insects and wildflowers – both threats and solutions. With Matt Shardlow, chief exec of Buglife, scientists from UEA, local poets and writers.
Organised by Wild Anglia. www.wildanglia.org/wild-words
Guildhall, Norwich NR2 1JS 5.30 – 8pm.
Free/booking not necessary
Thursday 7th November
RICHARD MABEY IN CONVERSATION
W&BA’s Hon. President, Richard Mabey, is one of the foremost nature writers in the UK with an amazing knowledge and understanding of the natural world, and an ability to portray it with great insight, sensitivity, humour and humanity. In conversation with Norfolk based writer and naturalist Patrick Barkham he will look back over a lifetime’s work and reflect on his new collection of essays, Turning the Boat for Home which is published in October.
It will be preceded by W&BA’s Annual meeting for members at 6pm.
The Cut, New Cut, Halesworth IP19 8BY
Tickets: £10 (W&BA members £8) Book on 0300 303 3211 (Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 2pm), via www.newcut.org or email [email protected]