There will be a play reading of “A Woman of no Importance” by Oscar Wilde on Wednesday 25th of April, beginning at 3.30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
POEMS OUT LOUD is a monthly gathering at The British Club, its purpose to promote a love of poetry. Each person shares a poem they like with the rest of the group by reading it aloud. We normally follow a different theme each month to give us a focus and it’s amazing how the same [...]
As usual we offer: Optional lunch at 1.30 p.m. (let me know in advance if you can join us) Poetry at 4.0 p.m. Theme Ballads or Poems that tell a Story.
The last Poems out Loud was held on the 15th of March. We had a smaller group than usual - eight people. The winter folk had gone back to their own countries and others were working or on holiday. Nevertheless we had an interesting intimate session. We began by talking about our own thoughts about [...]
The February POEMS OUT LOUD was held, for a change, in Maspalomas, in the garden of Jeannie and Tony van Rompaey’s house. We met at 1.0 p.m. After greeting everyone and making sure everyone had a drink, we sat on the back patio in a circle and read poems while Tony prepared a snack - [...]
Once more we had a very successful session of the monthly POEMS OUT LOUD, held at the British Club, Las Palmas on 25th January 2017. The theme was DREAMS, appropriate for the reassessment of our lives that often accompanies the beginning of a new year. Twenty-two people attended the poetry session and poems were read [...]
We held another successful poetry session on 12th December. it's called POEMS OUT LOUD because we read our favourite poems to each other. Some of us had lunch at the club first, which was a lively social occasion. Good food and good company. About 10 lunchers and 10 more poetry readers joined us at 4.0 [...]
Organized as always by Ms. Jeannie Van Rupuey. The theme on this occasion was Youth and Age. There was a record number of participants, in total 24 people. Interesting discussion and business as usual. Another enthusiastic and varied afternoon was spent in November. It was good to see so many people there. Great to see [...]
After an excellent lunch we gathered in the Green Room to talk about, and read poetry.The subject for today was solitude and companionship which gave rise to an animated discussion which concluded that solitude that was sought after was good and even necessary but forced solitude caused isolation and introspection... and we all need interaction [...]