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Winchester Poetry Festival 2023 will take place 13-15 October, at The ARC, Winchester. There will be a variety of fringe events in the city and online prior to that. Details of forthcoming events will be added to here when they open for booking.

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Other events

Writing Our Legacy's Poetry Room on tour!

The ARC, Winchester

Saturday 3rd June 2023 - 2pm

Join Writing Our Legacy to experience the UK’s finest poets, thinkers, and musicians. They will provide a diverse chilled ambience as we consider the big issues for the African, Caribbean, Asian and Global Majority.

With special guests, poets and artists Jasmine Qureshi, Alinah Azadeh, Susmita Bhattacharya and Kaycee Hill.

Plus our hosts for the night Akila Richards and DJ Fever2Ray from African Night Fever.


Produced by Writing Our Legacy in partnership with Winchester Poetry Festival and Hampshire Cultural Trust. Supported by Arts Council England’s National Lottery funded Project Grant.

Tiered ticketing options available. 


Whitchurch Children's Festival 2023 

Whitchurch, Hampshire

Sunday 30th July 2023 - 10-5pm

Whitchurch Children's Festival features arts/crafts activities, theatre, dance and live music over a jam-packed weekend aimed at families with pre-school and primary-school aged children. 

Winchester Poetry Festival presents 'We Can All Bee Poets' with Jonny Fluffypunk (our Poet On The High Street 2021) on the SUNDAY of the weekend.

Whitchurch Children's Festival is supported by Arts Council England

Weekend/day ticket and family tickets available. 

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Winchester Poetry Festival will use all reasonable efforts to deliver advertised programmes and other activities in accordance with the descriptions set out on the website and in print.

Winchester Poetry Festival reserves the right if necessary:

  • to alter the timetable, location, number of events or method of delivery provided such alterations are reasonable

  • to make reasonable variations to the content and speakers and tutors

  • to cancel events that for whatever reason are no longer possible to present (if for example too few tickets/places are sold to make the event viable).

  • to postpone events and activities if the stated poet/speaker/workshop leader is unwell

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