THANK YOU to everyone at Perth Poetry Club for 2020.
It certainly was an unforgettable year with poetry, COVID-19 and Zoom. Thank you to our 1,800+ audience, 840 open-mikers, 60 features during the year, who helped deliver over 2,100 poems
The 60 features do not include the following multiple features and ad hoc events we had:
Robert Burns' Afternoon (9No.) Thank you Ann Gilchrist
Launch of Letters to our Home (6No.) Thank you Vivienne Glance, Allan Boyd, Allan Padgett, Ann Gilchrist, Coral Carter, Jackson, SPM
Launch of Backyard Listening Thank you Coral Carter
Anzacs Go To War Thank you Elio Novello
Recoil 11 Launch (9No.) Thank you Coral Carter
Young Poets Festival Gig (3No.) in September (Thanks to Veronica Lake and WA Poets Inc)
Perth Poetry Festival Gig (3No.) in September (Thanks to WA Poets Inc)
John Clarke Satirical Verse Thank you Elio Novello
Overall we had 6 book Launches, those already mentioned +
Winter Gold (Barbara Stapleton via Liana Joy Christensen)
Seeing Trees (Glen Phillips and John Ryan)
Day Moon Haiku (Jan Napier)
Our 3 Mega Open-mike events in July, September & December, where everyone is a feature.
We are taking a 5-week break.
We will be back in 2021 at the Moon Café, 323 William St, Northbridge and on ZOOM. A great place to be on a Saturday afternoon 2pm-4pm WST.
2021 start back with:
Sunday Lunch 12noon – no poetry, at Red Chilli Sichuan Restaurant, 191 James St, Northbridge RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org or Elio on 0417 345 863, so we can confirm numbers with restaurant
16-Jan-21 First gig of the year – back at the Moon
Mardi May and launch of Precis + open-mike
23-Jan-21 Samuel L Field + open-mike
30-Jan-21 Mega Open-mike event, where everone is a feature (5minutes max.)
6-Feb-21 Gabrielle (Gabby) Everall + open-mike …
All with open-mike, not to be missed …