Live Literature

Open mic slots every month

Some of the best writing

from around the world

New writing

and professional polish

Louis Marchesi, 2nd Monday of each month

Café Writers presents to you….monthly readings of poetry and prose of extremely high quality in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.   There are also open mic slots every month so do come along and share something of your own.

Meetings are currently held online through Zoom. Please look at the programme for details. A link enabling you to book tickets and open mic slots via Eventbrite will appear here about ten days before each event. We hope to re-introduce some ‘In Person’ events, alongside continuing Zoom events at some point in 2022 and will provide details on this website and via our email newsletter and social media as soon as they are confirmed.

To join our email list for news of upcoming events, please email:


To register for our event on Zoom on the 9th May with Martin Figura and Pey Oh,  please use this link:

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This will be a free event, but if you would like to send us a donation, you can do so here through the Paypal link:


When you walk into a room with a living, responsive poetry culture in it, you feel it in the air. Like last night @CafeWriters – Zoom-space feeling house-warmed and human

Philip Gross


Forthcoming events

9th May 2022 Martin Figura and Pey Oh

Events begin at 7.30pm on Zoom. Please book tickets through the Eventbrite link on our Home Page 10 days before the date. Martin Figura was once described in a hospital referral letter (bad back) as ‘a pleasant 58 year old gentleman’.  His collection and show Whistle...

13th June 2022 Julia Webb and Sue Burge

Events begin at 7.30pm on Zoom. Please book tickets trough the Eventbrite link on our Home Page when it appears about ten days before the date. Julia Webb is a writer and collage artist based in Norwich, UK. She is a freelance poetry tutor/mentor and a poetry editor...