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December 2017

Dream catcher craft and journaling workshop

Thursday 14 December 2017, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

During this workshop you’ll learn the history of dreamcatchers and will make your very own to take home. Set and sew seeds of intention for…

Survivors Poetry

Thursday 14 December 2017, 8:00 pm10:30 pm

Survivors Poetry presents their monthly event around well-being with people willing to share their experiences about coming back from mental troubles. This month The legendary…

Book launch : ‘I fear my best work behind me’ by SJ Fowler from Stranger Press

Friday 15 December 2017, 7:30 pm9:00 pm

Part of the Poem Brut, this event will see the launch of SJ Fowler’s debut art poetry book, published by Stranger Press. The book features 80…

Heidi Williamson

Feedback on your poems from Heidi Williamson (Skype)

Saturday 16 December 2017, 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…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 19 December 2017, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday 19 December 2017

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…

Farrago Seasonal SLAM!

Wednesday 20 December 2017, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

End of season and year celebration. Open to ANY poet SLAM! Read or perform, any subject or style, every poet wins a special seasonal prize.…

Christmas Closure

Saturday 23 December 2017Sunday 7 January 2018

The Poetry Café will be closed from the 23rd of December till the 7th of January. We are looking forward to seeing you again on…

January 2018

Exiled Writers

Monday 8 January 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Monthly Exiled Lit Cafe.

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 9 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…

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 11 January 2018, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

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

Survivors Poetry

Thursday 11 January 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

Survivors Poetry presents their monthly event around well-being with people willing to share their experiences about coming back from mental troubles. + OPEN MIC (Please…

The Black Light Engine Room chapbook launch

Friday 12 January 2018, 6:30 pm9:30 pm

The launch of 2 chapbooks from The Black Light Engine Room Press,  “Being Present” by Neil Elder & “Joy Ride” by Jess Mookherjee. Both poets…

Platform 1

Saturday 13 January 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…

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…

Katrina Naomi

Feedback on your poems with Katrina Naomi (Penzance or Skype)

Monday 15 January 2018, 3:00 pm9:00 pm Cost: £55 - £60

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

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 16 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…

Poetry Review Winter Launch

Wednesday 17 January 2018, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Join us at a celebration of our Winter issue in the Poetry Café. Our readers will be contributors Ian Humphreys, Holly Pester, Mark Waldron and,…

Sidekick Remixathon: remodel your poems

Saturday 20 January 2018, 2:00 pm5:30 pm Cost: £25 - £33

Poems. Unloved, dusty and abandoned poems. Whatever shall we do with them? Remix, revamp, remake, remodel, re-use! Sidekick Books editors Kirsten Irving and Jon Stone…

Poetry and Shaah

Saturday 20 January 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Poetry and Shaah is a poetry open mic night that takes place every two months in the Poetry Café, co-curated by poets Neimo Askar and…

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 Offered by Catherine Temma Davidson max 10 people Poetry Discussion, Writing Exercises, Feedback and Development   Read the poems of…

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  

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…

Charles Causley: the Sounding Heart

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

A Centenary Lecture presented by The Poetry Society & Charles Causley Trust Cahal Dallat, Charles Causley Trust centenary writer-in-residence, explores the lasting work and influence…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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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