Winners of the 2014 Charles Causley Poetry Competition

Prize Winning Poets!

The Charles Causley Trust was delighted to welcome our prize winning poets to Launceston last week for a super event in the company of Dr Alyson Hallett, Kathryn Simmonds and Jim Causley. You can see more photos from the event over on our gallery page. The Trust would like to thank everyone for helping to…

EVENT: Charles Causley Trust Poetry & Music 12th March

Launceston Town Hall on Thursday 12th March 2015 saw a very special event to celebrate the 2014 Charles Causley Poetry Competition. The event saw winners of the competition take the stage with our former poets in residence Dr Alyson Hallett and Kathryn Simmonds. The night closed with a short set from Jim Causley, featuring Causley poems set to music from…

The Charles Causley Symposium

Falmouth University‘s Charles Causley Symposium is part of a larger project to raise the profile of Causley as both a regional and national poet, and as a central figure in British twentieth-century poetry – a poet who faced outwards from Cornwall while locating himself very much in the landscape of his life. The symposium is…

EVENT: Christmas with Causley

Join The Charles Causley Society for a magical service of Christmas Carols and poems in the beautiful setting of St Thomas Church, on Tuesday December 2nd, at 7pm. The collection will be donated to the St Petroc Society for the homeless.

Alyson Hallett & Guests: A Reading from the Charles Causley Poet in Residence

Join the Charles Causley Trust for a reading in Launceston from current Charles Causley Poet in Residence, Dr. Alyson Hallett, on Wednesday 19th November. Dr Alyson Hallett is a prize-winning poet and Hawthornden Fellow whose latest book of poems is Suddenly Everything. Previous books include The Stone Library and Towards Intimacy. She won first prize…

Jim Causley at the Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival

Jim Causley is appearing at the Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival this weekend. Part of a fantastic line-up, Jim will be performing songs from his ‘Cyprus Well’ album, recorded in Charles Causley House. Jim will be accompanied by exciting young guitar player Lukas Drinkwater. Appearing on the festival programme alongside top names like Gillian Clarke and…

Kathryn Simmonds Workshop: Making a Good Poem Better

Join Charles Causley Poet in Residence Kathryn Simmonds for a poetry workshop in Liskeard in 2014! VENUE The Refreshment Room,Liskeard Public Hall, 3/5 West Street, Liskeard, PL14 6BW DATE Saturday 18th January 2014 10am to 3pm with lunch break CAPACITY Limited to 15 places The workshop is for 18s and over only PRICE £15 ABOUT THE WORKSHOP…