The Bristol Poetry Institute is a southwest hub for the live performance of poetry. We work with an array of practicing poets and regularly stage poetry readings by them, as well as guests poets from further afield.
Bristol: 21 Poems
Tuesday 30 January 2018
David Punter launches his most recent collection of poetry, Bristol: 21 Poems.
Ledbury Poetry Festival
30 June - 09 July 2017
BPI poet Jack Thacker, as well as Bristol creative writing students Ellie Daghlian, Mel Pettitt and Catherine Choate, take part in this years Ledbury Poetry Festival.
Cheltenham Poetry Festival
04-15 May 2017
BPI poets William Wootten and David Punter give readings as part of this year's Cheltenham Poetry Festival.
Readings for Charles Tomlinson
A host of elite poets read from the work of the celebrated poet and former Bristol literature professor.
Mark Ford reads a selection of new poems from his forthcoming collection: Enter, Fleeing (Faber, forthcoming 2018).
You Have A Visitor
The Bristol Poetry Institute host the launch of William Wootten's debut collection of poetry.