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January 2018
John Glenday

Feedback on your poems via Skype – with John Glenday SOLD OUT

Monday 15 January 2018, 12:00 pmWednesday 31 January 2018, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT – FIND OUT MORE ABOUT JOHN GLENDAY & POETRY SURGERY This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on…

Mark Huband: The Siege of Monrovia

Monday 22 January 2018, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

The poet Mark Huband will read, in full, his booklength poem ‘The Siege of Monrovia’, introduced by Live Canon director, Helen Eastman. About the poem:…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 23 January 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up on the night between 6.45pm and 7.15pm to read. Average slots run from 4 to 5 minutes. Hosted…

Exiled Writers Ink poetry workshop

Wednesday 24 January 2018, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Exiled Writers Ink poetry workshop – A new monthly series  Offered by Catherine Temma Davidson max 10 people Poetry Discussion, Writing Exercises, Feedback and Development…

Write Young Things Read Some Things

Thursday 25 January 2018, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Established in January 2016, Write Young Things is a creative writing group for young women living in the UK. Brought together by a shared love…

Fourth Friday

Friday 26 January 2018, 8:00 pm11:00 pm

Fourth Friday hosted by Hylda Sims – details at fourthfriday.wordpress.com  

The New Year Shuffle

Saturday 27 January 2018, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Gale Burns and Chris Beckett present a stunning array of poets to inspire your year: Tim Dooley, Astrid Alben, and Saradha Soibrayen. Supported by Nicola Stringer, James Trevelyan, Dorothy Yamamoto, and…

Oud Night

Monday 29 January 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Join us for an evening filled of Oud Music open mic with poetry.  Come and sign up between 6:30 and 7:00pm to be in the…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 30 January 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up on the night between 6.45pm and 7.15pm to read. Average slots run from 4 to 5 minutes. Hosted…

Causley square

Charles Causley: the Sounding Heart

Wednesday 31 January 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: £5 - £7

Join us for Cahal Dallat’s Centenary Lecture on the much-loved poet Charles Causley, presented by The Poetry Society & Charles Causley Trust. Cahal Dallat, Charles…

February 2018
John Glenday

Feedback on your poems via Skype – with John Glenday SOLD OUT

Thursday 1 February 2018, 12:00 pmWednesday 28 February 2018, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

*THIS SESSION IS SOLD OUT* FIND OUT MORE ABOUT JOHN GLENDAY & POETRY SURGERY This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a…

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 1 February 2018, 3:00 pm5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Poetry @ 3 is first Thursday of each month – an open mic for poets who like to come out and play during the day.…

Lipped Ink

Friday 2 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Lipped Ink is a monthly event at the Poetry Cafe. (every first Friday of the month) With poetry open mic slots, a featured poet and…

Judy Brown

Feedback on your poems with Judy Brown, Derby

Saturday 3 February 2018, 10:15 am12:30 pm Cost: £55

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Judy Brown, a relaxed but in-depth analysis of…

Stand By Your Nan

Saturday 3 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

 ‘Stand By Your Nan’ is an Arts Council funded show and storytelling participatory experience about Rachel Sambrooks’ grandmother and yours. Often unsung stories, grandmothers give…

Exiled Writers Ink: Words for the Silenced

Monday 5 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Monthly Exiled Lit Cafe. First Monday of the month throughout the year at 7.30 pm Exiled Lit Cafe:  Agit Lit Night – Words for the…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 6 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up on the night between 6.45pm and 7.15pm to read. Average slots run from 4 to 5 minutes. Hosted…

PV exhibition MDX

Wednesday 7 February 2018, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

More info to follow.

Survivors Poetry

Thursday 8 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

features writer,musician & artist JUDE COWAN MONTAGUE. She broadcasts The News Agents on Saturdays 2.30-3:30pm on Resonance FM & worked for ten years for Reuters…

Farrago

Friday 9 February 2018, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

More information to follow.

Farrago Poetry

Friday 9 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

OPEN TO ANY POET SLAM ! Any subject or style, read or perform. Emcee: John Paul O’Neill.

Helen May Williams

Advice on your poems-in-progress from Helen May Williams, Swansea SOLD OUT

Saturday 10 February 2018, 2:00 pm5:00 pm Cost: £30

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about Helen and Poetry Surgery A one-hour 1-1 session with poet and tutor Helen May Williams: a…

Platform 1

Saturday 10 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

Platform 1 is an opportunity for up and coming poets to perform alongside established acts. Performance spots available. (Arrive up to half an hour early…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 13 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up on the night between 6.45pm and 7.15pm to read. Average slots run from 4 to 5 minutes. Hosted…

Pen Ting

Thursday 15 February 2018, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

A new monthly hitting The Poetry Cafe every 3rd Thursday. The event is an open mic poetry event with a focus on socio-political discourse and…

South Bank Poetry Launches 28th Issue

Friday 16 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

          Start time 19 45 for 20 00 start   Confirmed readers include but are not limited to   Bethany W.…

Feedback on your poems from Heidi Williamson, via Skype

Saturday 17 February 2018, 10:00 am5:30 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Heidi Williamson, wherever you live. Heidi runs one-hour…

Thirty Poets Go to the Gym

Monday 19 February 2018, 7:00 pm8:30 pm

The London launch of Thirty Poets Go To The Gym (Candlestick Press). A book of parodies ranging from Dante, Donne, Herbert, Rochester through to Sitwell,…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 20 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up on the night between 6.45pm and 7.15pm to read. Average slots run from 4 to 5 minutes. Hosted…

Exiled Writers Ink poetry workshop

Wednesday 21 February 2018, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

  Exiled Writers Ink poetry workshop Offered by Catherine Temma Davidson In the Studio   Poetry Discussion, Writing Exercises, Feedback and Development   Read the…

Hannah Silva: credit: Hayley Madden for The Poetry Society

Feedback on your poems from Hannah Silva, London

Thursday 22 February 2018, 11:15 am6:00 pm Cost: £70

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Hannah Silva. Hannah will be running one-hour sessions…

Stablemates

Thursday 22 February 2018, 7:00 pm8:30 pm

The Stablemates reading series takes place on the last Thursday of the month (well, not December, July or August). Each features three poets from one publisher.…

Fourth Friday

Friday 23 February 2018, 8:00 pm11:00 pm

Poetry and acoustic music at the Poetry Cafe. Hosted by Hylda Sims.

The Shuffle

Saturday 24 February 2018, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Last of the month, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

We host The Shuffle on the last Saturday of each month at The Poetry Cafe in Covent Garden. We aim to bring you a dolly-mixture…

Oud Night

Monday 26 February 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Join us for an evening filled of Oud Music open mic with poetry.  Come and sign up between 6:30 and 7:00pm to be in the…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 27 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up on the night between 6.45pm and 7.15pm to read. Average slots run from 4 to 5 minutes. Hosted…

March 2018
John Glenday

Feedback on your poetry via Skype – with John Glenday

Thursday 1 March 2018, 12:00 pmSaturday 31 March 2018, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor John Glenday, wherever you live. John runs one-hour…

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 1 March 2018, 3:00 pm5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Poetry @ 3 is first Thursday of each month – an open mic for poets who like to come out and play during the day.…

Hannah Silva: credit: Hayley Madden for The Poetry Society

Feedback on your poems-in-progress with Hannah Silva, London

Friday 2 March 2018, 11:15 am6:00 pm Cost: £70

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Hannah Silva. Hannah will be running one-hour sessions…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 6 March 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up on the night between 6.45pm and 7.15pm to read. Average slots run from 4 to 5 minutes. Hosted…

Platform 1

Saturday 10 March 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

Platform 1 is an opportunity for up and coming poets to perform alongside established acts. Performance spots available. (Arrive up to half an hour early…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 13 March 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up on the night between 6.45pm and 7.15pm to read. Average slots run from 4 to 5 minutes. Hosted…

Feedback on your poems from Helen May Williams, Carmarthenshire

Wednesday 28 March 2018, 10:00 am5:00 pm Cost: £30

A one-hour 1-1 session with poet and tutor Helen May Williams: a relaxed but in-depth analysis of your poems. Identify strategies for further developing your…

April 2018
John Glenday

Feedback on your poems via Skype – with John Glenday

Sunday 1 April 2018, 12:00 pmMonday 30 April 2018, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor John Glenday, wherever you live. John runs one-hour…

May 2018
John Glenday

Feedback on your poems via Skype – with John Glenday

Tuesday 1 May 2018, 12:00 pmThursday 31 May 2018, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor John Glenday, wherever you live. John runs one-hour…

June 2018
John Glenday

Feedback on your poetry with John Glenday – via Skype

Friday 1 June 2018, 12:00 pmSaturday 30 June 2018, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor John Glenday, wherever you live. John runs one-hour…

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