Welcome to Ver Poets. We are a St Albans based poetry society with a national and international membership. Please explore our website to find out about our programme of poetry events, poetry competitions and benefits of membership. Also visit our Facebook Page. Venue for monthly meetings, see below.
See the competitions page for the results of the year’s Ver Poets Open Competition.
We are planning the 2014/15 programme currently. Remember the AGM on Friday 19th September 8pm at our usual St Michael’s venue.
Venue for monthly meetings: St Michael’s Church Parish Centre, St Albans unless we indicate otherwise (opposite the Verulamium Museum – plenty of free parking available). Usually on the 3rd Friday of the month at 8 pm.
Please contact us to find out how to obtain our anthology published in memory of our founder, May Ivimy Badman and featuring poems by Ver poets and friends of the society. New Bargain Price £5.00
Includes poems by John Mole, Carole Satyamurti, Alan Brownjohn, Katherine Gallagher, Roger Garfitt, Lotte Kramer and many more published and unpublished poets.
Clare Pollard 2014 Ver Open Competition Judge
“Ver Poets strike me as one of those Very Good Things- the kind of society that quietly keeps poetry alive in the UK” (Clare Pollard’s blog)