Online internet courses by Call of the Page

Are you interested in a Call of the Page course? We run courses on haiku; tanka; tanka stories/prose; haibun; shahai; and other genres.

Please email Karen or Alan at our joint email address:
We will let you know more about these courses.

Call of the Page (Alan & Karen)

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Haiku: The one breath poetry – Bristol Museum and Art Gallery evening event

Photos will go up onto the Call of the Page later this month about our fully booked packed event, as we prepare for our next newsletter update on this exciting event and its ongoing project!

Thursday 5 September 2019

Booking information

£5 adult
£4 concession
Doors open at 6.15pm.
A rare opportunity to discover the sensory nature of haiku in the beautiful surroundings of the museum. A haiku is a form of short Japanese poetry that evokes images and feelings.
Discover how to write your own haiku inspired by a visit to our Masters of Japanese Prints: Nature and Seasons exhibition which features the iconic Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai.
The event will be facilitated by poetry experts Bertel Martin, Alan Summers and Karen Hoy, and a selection of participants’ haiku will be read aloud on the night.
Booking information:


Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Queens Rd

Opportunity for those overseas or otherwise unable to physically attend!
You can also submit haiku, tanka, senryu online

The poets at the event!

Bertel Martin

Alan Summers
Lead Tutor, Call of the Page
Karen Hoy
Course Director/Tutor,
Call of the Page