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

The photos are now up on the Call of the Page!

As you can see it was a fully booked packed event!


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!

Emcee: Bertel Martin!

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