FSP Special General Meeting & February Open Mic

Friendly Street Poets regular City Open Mic Meetings return on

Tuesday 7th February, 2017

at the South Australian Writers’ Centre, 187 Rundle Street, Adelaide

This meeting will be preceded by a 

Special General Meeting of FSP members

as per the following notice:

In accordance with the Constitution 8.3.1 notice is given that a Special General Meeting of Friendly Street Poets Incorporated will be held on Tuesday 7th February 2017 at 6.30. PM at the SAWC (South Australian Writers Centre) Second Floor, 187 Rundle St, Adelaide SA 5000

The purpose of the meeting is a ballot of members to decide the future venue from March 2017 for the regular open mic meeting held in the city. The ballot is open to all 2016 financial members of Friendly Street.

As permitted by the Constitution 8.8.1, Members unable to attend may wish to appoint in writing a natural person who is also a member of the association to be their proxy . Such proxy arrangements should be emailed to the Secretary, Sue Reece { Suzm33[at]gmail[dot]com } or Ian Gibbins { iang[at]inagibbins[dot]com[dot]au } by Monday 6th February 2017.

Following the SGM, we will hold our usual Open Mic. 3 minutes per reader. All poems read are eligible for inclusion in the next FSP Anthology. Bring two copies of your poem complete with your contact details.

Doors open at 6:00pm for sign in.

Click here for more details.

FSP at St Peters Library: Saturday 4th February, 2017

Friendly Street Poets Community Reading

2pm – 4pm, Saturday, 4th February, 2017
St Peters Library
101 Payneham Road, St Peters

The afternoon features poet Mike Hopkins.  Mike’s poetry has been published in journals and magazines in Australia and Europe and has featured on both local and national radio. His chapbook, Selfish Bastards, was published by Garron Press in 2016.

Other guest readers include Jill Gower, Darrell Coggins, Louise McKenna and Ian Gibbins (MC).

You are invited to read your own poetry at the open mic section part of the program following afternoon tea, or just relax and listen.

Any poem read at the reading is eligible for selection by our editors for the annual Friendly Street anthology. You can renew your membership to Friendly Street Poets or join for the first time.

Supported by FSP and the City of Norwood Payneham and St Peters.

Bookings: 8334 0200 or online www.npsp.sa.gov.au/events. Click here for more info.

Poetry on the Fleurieu: Sunday 12th February, 2017.

Get your monthly fix of poetry down at Goolwa!

Signal Point Art Gallery Theatrette

Laurie Lane, Goolwa (between the Goolwa RSL & the old Goolwa Courthouse / Police Station).

Sunday, 12th February, 2017

1:00 – 3:00 pm.

featuring  Martin Christmas, who will be launching his new poetry book.

$5 to read your own poetry or FREE to kick back & enjoy the words of others. Raffles for book prizes.

This poetry event is brought to you by Alexandrina Council, Friendly Street Poets & Nigel Ford Life Poet.

For more info, including a map, click here.