Canterbury's Liveliest Writing Group


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Poetry reading at the Jolly Sailor


Readings by local and international award winning poets and prose writers have been led since 2007 by Luigi Marchini and Gary Studley.

Operating every 2nd Sunday from 6.30pm to 8pm, events take place in the upstairs room at The Jolly Sailor pub, 75 Northgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1BA.

Entrance is free, and after the main performance / reading, all are welcome to take part in a friendly and supportive Open Mic session in the second half of the evening.

Next meetings

To be announced




Upstairs at the Jolly Sailor pub, 75 Northgate, Canterbury.

Free entrance

"A workshop is a way of renting an audience, and making sure you're communicating what you think you're communicating. It's so easy as a writer to think you're been very clear when in fact you haven't" ~ Octavia Butler