The South West Poetry Tour

The South West Poetry Tour runs through Cornwall, Devon and Somerset from 1st-7th August 2016, curated by Camilla Nelson and SJ Fowler. Over the course of 5 evenings 70 established and emerging poets from across the southwest perform 50 new language works in 50 collaborative pairs. Beyond producing some wonderful, energised and innovative nights of collaborative poetry, the aim of the tour is to forge creative links between poets, artists, arts organisations and audiences locally and regionally. The 6 core touring poets are JR Carpenter, John Hall, Matti Spence, Annabel Banks, Camilla Nelson and SJ Fowler.

The first event is Mon 1st August7pm : Tate St Ives
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. Barnoon Hill, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1AD : Free with entry to the museum £6/£5 – limited places
Booking: or +44 (0)1736 796 226

For full details and more information about the rest of the tour, visit


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