Virginia Astley at Sea Change Festival

As part of the forthcoming Sea Change Festival, Virginia Astley will recite poems from her book The English River accompanied by Florence Astley on the harp. Her first book-length collection, The English River combines both photographs and poems to paint … Read More

New ‘English River’ Readings

Virginia has some new readings scheduled for 2019 in which she will recite poems from her book The English River. Her first book-length collection, The English River combines both photographs and poems to paint a vivid picture of the river … Read More

Poetry Writing Workshops

Virginia Astley will be hosting a series of special poetry workshops taking place this summer at Kestle Barton Art Gallery, Cornwall. Virgina was Artist-in-Residence at Kestle Barton in 2010. She is interested in putting the spoken word and music together … Read More

Port Eliot Festival

Virginia and Florence will be in performance at the forthcoming Port Eliot Festival which takes place 28th to 31st July 2016 at St. Germans, Cornwall. The Port Eliot Festival features a broad range of music and literary guests including Beth … Read More

Caught By The River Thames Update

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Virginia and Florenceā€™s planned performances at the Caught By The River Thames festival on 6th/7th August have had to be cancelled. There have been several changes to the schedule for the event which unfortunately affects several … Read More