Mark Waldron Readings

Mark Waldron Readings

Mark Waldron has been reading from his third collection Meanwhile, Trees, published by Bloodaxe in 2016, at many venues around the country, including the Ledbury Poetry Festival in July 2016. He went down a storm at the Newcastle Poetry Festival in May 2016, performing his entire set from memory.  Video clips of this reading are on the title page for Meanwhile, Trees.

Friday 22 June 2018,  7pm- 9:30 pm,  Yorkshire Arboretum, Castle Howard, York  YO60 7BY

Midsummer Poetry Reading

Join award-winning poets Mark Waldron, Catherine Ayers and others for a midsummer's evening of poetry reading in the beautiful surroundings of the Yorkshire Arboretum.

The arboretum will be open from 6pm for those wishing to take a stroll, with the option of joining Bernie Cullen, recent Poet in Residence, for a brief poetry walk to visit some of the sites that have inspired her writing.

£10 per adult, includes glass wine/soft drink & nibbles

Click here to book.


Click here to read an interview with Mark Waldron on Poetry Spotlight.

Meanwhile, Trees was The Observer's Poetry Book of the Month on 26 June 2016.  Click here to read.

The book was well reviewed in The Guardian by Sean O'Brien: 'Enough wit to sink a battleship':  Click here to read.

Mark Waldron read at the Port Eliot Festival in 2015.  He was interviewed live from the festival together with Jack Underwood.  He read two of his poems, including one that is now included in his Bloodaxe collection Meanwhile, Trees, which is 'All My Poems Are Advertisements for Me'. Click here to listen

[04 June 2018]

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