Thank you for all your support for 2016!

Thank you for all your support during the year.  2016 saw Perth Poetry Club entertain with

86 feature poets

800+ open-mikers

1,800+ audience

2,500+ poems

50 songs


This does not include the following multiple features we had:


Recoil 7 Launch                  in February (thanks to Coral Carter)

Woman Scream in March (thanks to Teneke Van der Eecken and Christine Della Vedova)

Ethel Blundell Society Poetry Prize in July (thanks to Coral Carter)

Perth Poetry Festival Gig in August (thanks to WAPI)

Well Versed in August (thanks to the Well Versed group)

KSP Anthology Launch in October (thanks to KSP)

4 x Mega Open-mike events in March, June, October, December where ofcourse everyone is a feature


including ad hoc or planned special events:                                          

William Shakespeare 400th anniversary of his death                        

International Dylan Thomas day - Kate Arnautovic & Tim Parkin                  

our own It's Sylvia Plath day - Dean Meredith, Alexis Lateef, Amy Hilhorst


Thanks to the Underlords, especially

Kate Arnautovic for the weekly website

Larraine Duncan for the weekly emailout

Neil J BRiLO Pattinson for moral guidance counsel, programming and ad hoc functions

Helen Janice for Green Room, Payments and counsel

Coral Carter, our paparazza, Recoil editor, programming and counsel

Chris Arnold, our backup sound engineer

Elio Novello, MC and programming


Thank you to Ben Hoare on the sound desk.

Thank you to the Moon Café


We have a four week break, then join us in 2017

8-Jan-17                  Northbridge Yum Cha on Sunday (no poetry)

Sunday                                    Paddy Field Chinese Restaurant, 168 Newcastle St, Northbridge – 1045am for 11am


Poetry start-back on Saturday

14-Jan-17                  First gig - Craig Rogers + Splodge (tbc)

21-Jan-17                  Joanna Wakefield + Istenad Haddad