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…

Patrick Gale

Patrick Gale & the Reading Passport

Trustee of The Charles Causley Trust Patrick Gale is a featured writer in the 2014 South West Reading Passport. In a recently uploaded video he talks about libraries, the Reading Passport, his current projects and much more. Go Patrick! Supported by Arts Council England, the Reading Passport is a joint project between South West Regional…

Sir Andrew Motion in Plymouth

Patron of The Charles Causley Trust, Sir Andrew Motion, will be reading in Plymouth, a place closely associated with Charles Causley, on Friday 24 October. Concentrating on Sir Andrew’s most recent collection The Customs House, he will also read from The Cinder Path, shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry, and welcomes…

John Moat by Alyson Hallett

Earlier this week I learned that John Moat, co-founder of the Arvon Foundation with John Fairfax, had died. This blog is dedicated to his memory. What I was seeing as the car coasted down into the blue and purple wood – shade of the valley was what we might see every moment if we had…