Poetry open mic at the Capel meet on the first Monday of each month at Capel Hotel, Bargoed, CF81 8LW

6 February – South Wales performance poet  Pete Akinwunmi​.

 

6 March – Bob Walton​, Claire Williamson​, Paul Deaton​, and Lizzie Parker​ (The Spoke Bristol).

 

3 April – Costa prize winner poet Jonathan Edwards​.

 

1 May – Animal conservationist Rhymney born Ann Harris​ sharing the mic with memory lane poet Verena Harris.

 

5 June – American poet and fiction writer David Lloyd.

 

3 July – Merseyside poet David Costello​ and Scottish poet Sheila Templeton​.

 

7 August – Published poet Julie Ann Pritchard.

 

4 September – Children’s author Deborah Price​ and Bargoed born poet Ceri Creffield​.

 

2 October – Radical Red poet Ralph McPhlugg​ aka Leighton.

 

6 November – Cardiff born poet Bob Walton.

 

A raffle is held at each event to cover artist fees and expenses.