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Priest Poets Tickets £8 children (under 16) free

Join three young female priests as they share their poetry and discuss life, literature and faith. Featuring a former opera singer, a former actress and our own local curate!

Laura Darrall

Laura Darrall is a performance poet and Anglican priest, she is a regular presenter on Radio 4’s the Daily Service, featured poet on Radio 2’s at the Foot of the Cross and a ’60 second sermoner’ for BBC Radio Sussex. Her work includes poems about women in the church and the Bible, and reflections on inclusivity. Laura explores the messy brilliance that makes us human, with a dash of hope thrown in for good measure.


Sorrel Shamel-Wood

Sorrel Shamel-Wood is a final year curate in the Diocese of Oxford, serving in the Dorchester Team. Prior to training for ordination, Sorrel was an English and Drama teacher. She enjoys creative writing and has had poems published recently in Ekstasis magazine, the Journal of Scottish Theology and Young Anglican Theology. Sorrel’s poetry explores the intersecting vocations of mother and priest.


3rd poet tbc!



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