Events & workshops

Helen has performed at Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival, the London Library LitFest, Durham Book Festival, Brainchild Festival, Gloucester Poetry Festival, Winchester Poetry Festival, WayWORD Festival, Poetics of Home Festival, Hackney Chinese Community Centre, the Hippodrome (Birmingham); and hosted Dead [Women] Poets Society events at The Forum (Norwich), the National Poetry Library (London) and The Poetry Café (London). She has run workshops for The Poetry Society, The Writing Squad and Poets for the Planet and can tailor workshops to a range of themes and age groups. You can find some of the resources she's created for young poets as The Poetry Society's Education Co-ordinator here.

In June and July 2021, she wrote on-the-spot portraits of visitors to RBG Kew Gardens as plants as part of their Secret World of Plants After Hours festival. Read some of the portraits here.

Helen has four years of experience editing poetry and prose as Young Poets Network editor at The Poetry Society and offers a paid written/Zoom feedback service on work. Get in touch for more information and find upcoming events and workshops below.


Upcoming events & workshops

​​Wednesday 13 October - Wednesday 17 November - Keeping It (Sur)real: a six-week poetry workshop series with Creative Future, in Deptford Lounge

27 November - Magma: Anthropocene launch

2022 - Figuring It Out: a poetry workshop as part of the series How To Be Held (more details soon!)

Early 2022 - launching The Barman