Welcome to the website and blog of

Trevor Locke

A writer of novels, poetry and articles.

Here’s the latest stuff for 2019…

National Poetry Day 2019

Thursday 30th October.

To celebrate the UK’s National Poetry Day, I have revised my latest poem – The Guitarist – and published it on this blog. This replaces the earlier version that previously appeared on that page.

Later today, I plan to publish some of my pieces from 1964. I have spent recent days transcribing and editing Volume One of my collected anthologies.

15th September 2019

For the rest of this year, I need to finish what I have started. I am beginning to plan my work for 2020. Most of next year’s work will be completing major projects, such as my book about The History of Music in Leicester. I have two novels that are still to be completed and two more that are still at the envisioning stage. I also want to finish my anthology of poems from the earliest time to the present day. It will be a busy year. But then, all years are busy, these days.

Today marked the launch of the book An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Leicester, edited by Jon Wilks. This contains a piece written by me about the history of live music in Leicester.

Cover of An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Leicester, Edited by John Wilks, 2019.

23rd August

Does writing have a future?

I look at the future of written language.

24th July

Work in progress. Today I am writing about climate change. Being a writer, that is the one thing I can do to respond to what the future looks like. Earlier this year, I made a commitment to write about global warming and now I am doing just that.

8th July

Musicians performing at a jazz concert
Regent Jazz. Carol Leeming singing with a band in 2019

I write the first-ever history of Regent Jazz in Leicester.

8th June

Audio blog launched

Today I launch my audio page. As yet experimental, the test tracks are to assess the viability of the idea.

Trevor’s audio-blog.

Rethinking Approaches to Housing.

See what has recently been published on this site, use our latest page.


I have created a new section for my Poetry.

View this section by going to the Poetry home page.


Read Twelve Trees and Poetry.


If you want to read what I have written about music, start here

Previously, on Housing policy

Housing Approaches to Policy March 2016 complete work reset online version 2018 click to download a copy in PDF format.

See the contents of this book


22nd October 2018

Shipwreck drama off the coast of Scotland

Today I publish an article about my father’s involvement in saving lives of men wrecked at sea, off the coast of Scotland.

The wreck of the Imperial Prince.

All the rest

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About this blog

About Trevor Locke


Oh!   Where has all the rest gone?

I have shortened this, the front page, of my website.

To see the sections that were removed, go to Archived Pages.

Other websites by Trevor Locke

I used to edit an online magazine called Arts in Leicestershire. There is an archive site where articles from it are now stored online.

I also publish a magazine called Music in Leicester.

Go to the Arts in Leicester archive.

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