Welcome Friends!

The Black Horse Poets (Incorporating Wakefield Word) is the leading poetry and fiction society in Wakefield.

We pride ourselves on cultivating creativity and nurturing writing talent through constructive workshops and performance opportunities. At our meetings, new and experienced writers alike can find something to help them flourish.

​Black Horse Poets meet on the last Tuesday of every month for our poetry workshop.

Our prose section Wakefield Word meet on the first Tuesday. All meetings run from 7PM to

Both our meetings are currently held at The Red Shed (marked below as Wakefield Labour Club), 18 Vicarage Street, Wakefield WF1 1QX.

Our subscription fee is £10 a year plus a £1 meeting levy, but first-timers are welcome for one free meeting. To learn more about what great benefits there are from becoming a member of the BHP, please click here!