Monthly Archives: November 2019


Chag O!This week’s post comes from Performance Poet, Poetry Slam supremo and CWC member, Jackie Juno, who tells us about an event that happens this coming Wednesday, 4th December, and on the first Wednesday of each month. 

“I had to look it up in my diary – 3 Feb 2016. That was the date of the first Outspoken! Poetry Open Mic evening in Chagford. That’s nearly four years – and every single evening has been a gem, a jewel, a joy! Continue reading

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Jo’s Book Signing

FangThis week, we have news of an exciting event for one of the newer members of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle, Jo Elliott. Her children’s book, Fang the Unusual Rabbit, was recently published by Matador. And Jo will be signing copies of the book at the official launch at Waterstones in Newton Abbot this coming weekend. Continue reading

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Exeter Literary Festival Part 1

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Steve Male

The second Exeter Literary Festival took place from 7th to 10th November in a variety of venues across the city. Over the next couple of weeks, we will bring you reports on some of the events. Today, Steve Male talks about an intriguingly-titled session featuring members of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle. Continue reading


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Torbay Poetry and Plays

Brenda HutchingsThis week, Bea Hutchings brings us a report from this year’s Torbay Poetry Festival, the end of an era. Then, looking forward, she tells us about two upcoming plays she is involved in.




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Write Now Totnes

Write Now TotnesBack in September, several members of Chudleigh Writers’ Circle attended a one-day writing event in Totnes. It was a small, but perfectly-formed series of workshops, one of which was led by Jackie Juno; followed by an open mic session and finishing with a Poetry Slam, where Jean Grimsey was a contestant. Today, Lisa Baxter and Elizabeth Ducie give feedback on some of the sessions they attended. Continue reading

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