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New for 2020! 42Worcester is on the final Tuesday of each month.

2020 Programme

42Worcester is on the last Tuesday of every month—doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start at Drummonds Bar, The Swan, 28 New Street, Worcester WR1 2DP
DatePrompt / Theme
28 JanuaryThe Shadow Waved Back—suggested by Roz Levens
25 FebruaryA revision to the planned theme – this night will be dedicated to Kieran Davis – tributes to Kieran welcome.
31 March via ZoomHangover—suggested by Tim Stavert

42Worcester’s 9th Birthday!

28 April via ZoomBubbles Rose from the Mud Below—suggested by Roz Levens
26 May via ZoomA Strange and Perverse Family
? JuneLitFest & 42Worcester Special

—Cancelled due to Covid-19

30 JuneThe Young Clerk at the Prison
28 JulyThe Dust is Everything, the Heart to Love and the Voice to Sing—suggested by Suz Winspear
25 August1950’s Actors (male, female and any other)
29 SeptemberFunny, What You Find in a Gloomy Castle
27 OctoberThe Romance of Blood—suggested by Tim Stavert
24 November20:20 in / by / for / of 2020—suggested by Angie Wytcherley
29 DecemberIt’s Christmas 42Worcester story time! You’re asked for a Disquieting Christmas Story, 1500-2000 words to read ‘in the round’. Just because it’s Christmas, you get a few minutes more! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all.
Book a 5-7 minute spot by contacting Polly at: www.facebook.com/42worcester or email: list@42worcester.com

2019

42Worcester is on the last Wednesday of every month—doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start at Drummonds Bar, The Swan, 28 New Street, Worcester WR1 2DP
DatePrompt / Theme
30 JanuaryCrenellations, Crypts & Cryptography—suggested by Myfanwy Fox
27 FebruaryHonesty Hat
27 MarchBronze Statue (42Worcester’s 8th Anniversary)
24 AprilSteampunk Stevie
29 MayWho Waits At The Window Where The Chandelier Is Lit?—suggested by Suz Winspear
13 JuneLitFest & 42Worcester Special at The Old Pheasant, 25 New St, Worcester WR1 2DP

—The Antipoet

Yes! The lads are back, courtesy of LitFest 👌

Prompt / Theme for second half (limited places, get your request to read in quickly): ‘Evil In The Crypt’

26 JuneWe’re back at Drummonds Bar, The Swan, for Subtlety Has Never Been My Strong Point—suggested by Roz Levens
31 JulyThrough The Arched Window—suggested by Myfanwy Fox
28 AugustPoison Perfumery
25 SeptemberMoths & Moonshine—suggested by Myfanwy Fox
30 OctoberAll Hallows’ Eve
27 NovemberVampires & Voodoo
DecemberIt’s Christmas 42Worcester story time! No get-together this month, as it would be on Christmas Day, but write and email a Disquieting Christmas Story, 1500-2000 words to list@42worcester.com and we’ll publish it on our website—copyright remains with the author. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all.
Book a 5-7 minute spot by contacting Polly at: www.facebook.com/42worcester or email: list@42worcester.com

2018

Apart from June and December, 42Worcester is on the last Wednesday of every month 7pm for 7.30pm at The Lunar Bar, The Swan With Two Nicks, 28 New Street, Worcester WR1 2DP

DayDate Event / Theme
31JanuaryRag and Bone—suggested by Tim Stavert
28FebruaryMabel—suggested by Liam Cortintias
28MarchFor tea? Two—suggested by Kieran Davis
42Worcester’s 7th birthday!
25AprilCrooks and Rogues—suggested by David Harvard
30MayThe Silence of the Hams—suggested by Kieran Davis
13JuneTBA

Worcestershire Literary Festival Special

25JulyThe Pyramid—suggested by Tim Stavert
29AugustThe White Bridge
26SeptemberMasking The Obvious
31OctoberAll Hallows’ Eve
28NovemberWriting in the Moonlight
26December A Ghoulish Christmas Story…
It’s Christmas 42Worcester story time! No get-together this month, too close to Christmas, but write and email a Ghoulish Christmas Story, 1500-2000 words to list@42worcester.com and we’ll publish them on this website—copyright remains with the author. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all.
Doors open 7pm for a prompt 7:30pm start
Book a 5-7 minute spot by contacting us at: http://www.facebook.com/42worcester or email: list@42worcester.com

2017

Other than June, 42Worcester is on the last Wednesday of every month 7pm for 7.30pm at Drummonds, The Swan With Two Nicks, 28 New Street, Worcester WR1 2DP

Day

Date Event / Theme

25

January Burns Night

22

FebruaryBe My Valentine

29

MarchThe Anniversary

42Worcester’s 6th birthday!

26

AprilMother

31

MayA Spirit Conjures

14

JuneThe Antipoet (Wow!)

Worcestershire Literary Festival Special

26

JulyCuriosities

30

AugustThe Alchemist’s Fable

27

SeptemberA Most Dangerous Game

25

October Gothic Horror Halloween

29

NovemberThe Haunted Castle

27

December A Chilling Christmas Story

Different format–a chilling meet–two or three readers only

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all

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Doors open 7pm for a prompt 7:30pm start
Book a 5-7 minute spot by contacting us at: http://www.facebook.com/42worcester or email: list@42worcester.com

2016

Apart from June, 42Worcester is on the last Wednesday of every month 7pm for 7.30pm at Drummonds, The Swan With Two Nicks, 28 New Street, Worcester WR1 2DP

Day

Date

Event / Theme

27JanuaryAround The Myths In 80 Words
24FebruaryValentine’s Day Massacre
30March5th Anniversary
27AprilBedevilled
25MayBlacker Than The Night
15JuneLast Stop On The Worcester Night Train

Worcestershire Literary Festival Special

27JulyDon’t Open The Door
31AugustPandemonium
28SeptemberThe Werewolf Of Worcester
26OctoberGothic Horror Halloween
30NovemberArthur Rackham’s Brain
28DecemberA Christmas Ghost Story

Different format–a cosy meet–two or three readers only

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all

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Doors open 7pm for a prompt 7:30pm start
Book a 5-7 minute spot by contacting us at: www.facebook.com/42worcester or email: list@42worcester.com

2015

42 GHSFF

Last Wednesday of every month at Drummonds, The Swan With Two Nicks, 28 New Street, Worcester WR1 2DP

Day

Date

Event / Theme

28

January

Open theme – 42’s 42nd event!

25

February

Ghosts

25

March

Daemons – 42’s 4th Birthday!

29

April

Super Heroes

27

May

Elves, pixies, witches and warlocks

18

June

Worcestershire Literary Festival Special

29

July

Island Of Lost Souls

26

August

Altered States

30

September

Vampires

28

October

Gothic Horror Halloween

25

November

The Beaver Moon / The Frosty Moon

December

A month off 🙂

Doors open 7pm for a prompt 7:30pm start

Book 5-7 minute slots by contacting us at: www.facebook.com/42worcester or email: list@42worcester.com

2014

42 GHSFF

Last Wednesday of every month at Drummonds, The Swan With Two Nicks, 28 New Street, Worcester WR1 2DP

Day

Date

Event / Theme

29

January

Open theme

26

February

Open theme

26

March

Zombies

42Worcester’s 3rd birthday!

30

April

Open theme

28

May

Elves, pixies, witches and warlocks

25

June

Worcestershire Literary Festival Special with YA writer Lou Morgan

30

July

Dark fears and desires

27

August

Open Mic Night – no bookings – book your slot on entry

24

September

Robots, cyborgs and steampunk

29

October

Gothic Horror Halloween

26

November

Open theme

December

A month off 🙂

Doors open 7pm for a prompt 7:30pm start

Book 5-7 minute slots by contacting us at: www.facebook.com/42worcester or email: list@42worcester.com

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