Poetry Happening Near You


Our libraries

There are 13 libraries in Solihull Borough.


Regular poetry groups

Olton Library Poetry Group meets on the second Tuesday of the month from 10.30am-12.00 noon. They read poetry on a chosen topic each month. There is also a Writing Group that meets at Olton Library on Mondays from 10am-12.00 noon. The group writes prose and poetry.

Olton Library
169A Warwick Road,
B92 7AR
Telephone: 0121 706 3038

Two poetry groups meet in Shirley Library:

Shirley Library Poetry Group meets on the first Thursday of the month from 10.30am–12.00 noon.

The U3A poetry group hold their meetings on the first Tuesday of each month 10am – 12 noon.

Shirley Library
Church Road
B90 2AX
Telephone: 0121 744 1076

Poetry on Loan representative

Nickie Thomas                        nithomas@solihull.gov.uk

Poets I like include Jane Hirshfield, Billy Collins, Owen Sheers, Simon Armitage and Jacob Polley.