Aisholt Poetry Evening 2018

That Green, Romantic Chasm...”

Benjamin Houghton Painting of Quantock Combe

Voice, flute, accordion, harp and guitar delivering poetry, prose, music and song with an emphasis on Aisholt, the Quantocks and the theme of CHANGE including

  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Stevie Smith
  • William Wordsworth
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • Edmund Spenser
  • John Donne
  • Max Taylor
  • Sir Henry Newbolt
  • Laurence Whistler
  • Jill Furse
  • John Keats
  • Edward Thomas
  • John Betjeman
  • Janet White
  • e e cummings
  • Anne Ridler
  • Charles Williams
  • Bonny Sartin
  • Humphrey Woods
  • Janet White
  • Billy Collins
  • Hilly Cansdale
  • John Hartoch
  • John Osbourne

7.00pm, Thursday, 4th October in Aisholt Church
Entry free

Performed by

Poets, famous and otherwise who have lived, worked and walked
in the ‘green, romantic chasm’ -

‘thoughts green as spring and humour as earthy as the rich, red loam of the hills.’


Queries and Enquiries to John Hartoch in Aisholt,
01278 671068