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September 2016

Poetry Café CLOSED for refurbishment!

Thursday 1 September 2016Friday 31 March 2017

From 1 September the café will be closed while we prepare the public spaces to undergo crucial refurbishment works improving access, capacity and enjoyment of the building for our poetry…

Regular Café Events – Relocation Information

Thursday 1 September 2016, 8:00 amFriday 31 March 2017, 5:00 pm

During the closure period, many of our great events have found temporary venues in order to continue serving you up with great poetry, music, and…

January 2017

Feedback on your poems from John Glenday SOLD OUT

Monday 2 January 2017, 12:00 pmTuesday 31 January 2017, 8:00 pm Cost: £55

This session is SOLD OUT but find future dates, and more about John Glenday and Poetry Surgery This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your…

Poems Not Bombs at the Poets’ Church

Wednesday 25 January 2017, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Bring your poems on the theme of ‘Poems not Bombs’ – or just bring your lovely poems – to our poetry open mic. Sign up…

Judy Brown

Poetry Surgery with Judy Brown, Derby SOLD OUT

Saturday 28 January 2017, 10:15 am Cost: £55

This session is sold out but find out more about Judy Brown and Poetry Surgery – and future dates This is a wonderful opportunity to…

Heidi Williamson

Feedback on your poems via Skype with Heidi Williamson SOLD OUT

Saturday 28 January 2017, 1:00 pm6:00 pm Cost: £55

This session is now SOLD OUT but you can find out more about Heidi and Poetry Surgery, and future dates This is a wonderful opportunity…

Essex Poetry and Prose Society Stanza

Sunday 29 January 2017, 3:00 pm5:00 pm
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We meet at 3pm in Stebbing, usually on the last Sunday in each month. Membership costs £10 per year. For the third year we have…

East Manchester Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 31 January 2017, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
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Contact: Rachel Davies (grandavies @ btopenworld.com) or join us on Facebook. We meet on the last Tuesday of the month in Stalybridge Station Buffet Bar,…

East Manchester Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 31 January 2017, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s) with no end date

Contact: Rachel Davies (grandavies @ btopenworld.com) or join us on Facebook. We meet on the last Tuesday of the month in Stalybridge Station Buffet Bar,…

February 2017

Tonbridge (Roundel) Stanza Meetings

Wednesday 1 February 2017, 10:00 am12:00 pm
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Roundel meets on the 1st Wednesday morning of each month from 10-12. Evening poetry readings and Open Mic sessions will be held several times a…

Personal feedback on your poems with John Glenday, via Skype

Wednesday 1 February 2017, 12:00 pmTuesday 28 February 2017, 8:00 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…

Southampton Stanza Meeting

Wednesday 1 February 2017, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
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The Southampton Stanza meets on the first Wednesday of every month, in the Art House Cafe at Above Bar, Southampton. We discuss poems that each…

Aberdare Stanza Meeting

Thursday 2 February 2017, 2:00 pm4:00 pm
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Our regular Stanza meetings take place the first Thursday each month in Aberdare Library at 2pm and all are welcome. We encourage those who love…

Calum Drysdale at the Poets' Church

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 2 February 2017, 3:00 pm4:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Thursday 4 May 2017

Follow in the footsteps of Byron, Shelley, Milton and Andrew Marvell! Come and perform your poems at the Poets’ Church! In a pulpit (not compulsory)!…

Feedback on your poems with Alison Chisholm, Southport

Saturday 4 February 2017, 10:00 am1:00 pm Cost: £50

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

Jen Hadfield

One-to-One Poetry Sessions with Jen Hadfield

Monday 6 February 2017, 2:00 pmTuesday 7 February 2017, 5:00 pm Cost: £55

T.S. Eliot Prize winning poet Jen Hadfield, currently based in Glasgow, will be in London to read at The Poetry Review winter launch, and we’ve…

The Poetry Review winter launch

Tuesday 7 February 2017, 6:30 pm8:30 pm

Join us to launch the latest, Winter 2017 issue of The Poetry Review, in the company of co-editors Maurice Riordan – who is celebrating his…

Nottingham Stanza Meeting

Saturday 11 February 2017, 10:00 am12:00 pm
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Nottingham Stanza is for Poetry Society Members who live in the Nottingham area (plus a few friends and guests). We’re primarily a reading group. Every…

Carole Bromley

1-1 feedback on your poems from Carole Bromley, York

Saturday 11 February 2017, 10:00 am3:15 pm Cost: £55

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

NE Wales (Cross Border Poets) Stanza Meeting

Monday 13 February 2017, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
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Meetings take place on the 2nd Monday of each month (except June 2015 when it’s the 3rd). 7.30pm – 9.30, Clwyd Theatr Cymru. Contact: Robbie…

Madrid Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 14 February 2017, 8:00 pm10:30 pm
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The Madrid Stanza continues to meet on the second Tuesday of each month to comment on work-in-progress and discuss other poetry-related topics. As well as…

Nick Flynn photograph

Nick Flynn, Vahni Capildeo & Rachael Allen

Monday 20 February 2017, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

The Poetry Society and Faber Members present a rare opportunity to hear the acclaimed American poet Nick Flynn reading his work. Appearing alongside Vahni Capildeo,…

Clapham Original Poets Stanza Meeting

Monday 20 February 2017, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
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The Original Poets meet at the Bread & Roses pub in Clapham on the third Monday of every month, from 7pm. We exist to provide…

Jan Wagner, photo Alberto Novelli, Villa Massimo

The Poetry Society Annual Lecture with Jan Wagner – Oxford

Monday 20 February 2017, 7:00 pm8:30 pm

Our next Annual Lecture, presented in Oxford in partnership with New College Oxford, will be given by the German poet and translator, Jan Wagner. The…

Jan Wagner, photo Alberto Novelli, Villa Massimo

The Poetry Society Annual Lecture with Jan Wagner – Liverpool

Tuesday 21 February 2017, 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Our next Annual Lecture, and the University of Liverpool’s Kenneth Allott Lecture, will be given by the German poet and translator, Jan Wagner.  The Shedding…

Kent & Sussex Poetry Society Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 21 February 2017, 8:00 pm10:00 pm
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Main meetings on the third Tuesday of each month (except August) at The Camden Centre. Readings start at 8pm. Visitors welcome. Admission to non-members :£3…

Jan Wagner, photo Alberto Novelli, Villa Massimo

The Poetry Society Annual Lecture with Jan Wagner – London

Wednesday 22 February 2017, 7:00 pm8:30 pm Cost: £8 - £10

Our next Annual Lecture, presented in London as part of the Poetry And... series in partnership with King’s College London, will be given by the…

Judy Brown

Personal feedback on your poems from Judy Brown, Derby

Saturday 25 February 2017, 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…

Heidi Williamson

Personal feedback from Heidi Williamson, Skype

Saturday 25 February 2017, 1:00 pm6:30 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…

Essex Poetry and Prose Society Stanza

Sunday 26 February 2017, 3:00 pm5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date

We meet at 3pm in Stebbing, usually on the last Sunday in each month. Membership costs £10 per year. For the third year we have…

East Manchester Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 28 February 2017, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s) with no end date

Contact: Rachel Davies (grandavies @ btopenworld.com) or join us on Facebook. We meet on the last Tuesday of the month in Stalybridge Station Buffet Bar,…

East Manchester Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 28 February 2017, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s) with no end date

Contact: Rachel Davies (grandavies @ btopenworld.com) or join us on Facebook. We meet on the last Tuesday of the month in Stalybridge Station Buffet Bar,…

March 2017

Tonbridge (Roundel) Stanza Meetings

Wednesday 1 March 2017, 10:00 am12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date

Roundel meets on the 1st Wednesday morning of each month from 10-12. Evening poetry readings and Open Mic sessions will be held several times a…

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday, Skype

Wednesday 1 March 2017, 12:00 pmFriday 31 March 2017, 8:00 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…

Southampton Stanza Meeting

Wednesday 1 March 2017, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s) with no end date

The Southampton Stanza meets on the first Wednesday of every month, in the Art House Cafe at Above Bar, Southampton. We discuss poems that each…

Aberdare Stanza Meeting

Thursday 2 March 2017, 2:00 pm4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date

Our regular Stanza meetings take place the first Thursday each month in Aberdare Library at 2pm and all are welcome. We encourage those who love…

Calum Drysdale at the Poets' Church

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 2 March 2017, 3:00 pm4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Thursday 4 May 2017

Follow in the footsteps of Byron, Shelley, Milton and Andrew Marvell! Come and perform your poems at the Poets’ Church! In a pulpit (not compulsory)!…

Nottingham Stanza Meeting

Saturday 11 March 2017, 10:00 am12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date

Nottingham Stanza is for Poetry Society Members who live in the Nottingham area (plus a few friends and guests). We’re primarily a reading group. Every…

Carole Bromley

1-1 Poetry Surgery with Carole Bromley, York

Saturday 11 March 2017, 10:00 am3:15 pm Cost: £55

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

Heidi Williamson

Personal feedback on your poems from Heidi Williamson, Skype

Saturday 11 March 2017, 1:00 pm6:30 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…

NE Wales (Cross Border Poets) Stanza Meeting

Monday 13 March 2017, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date

Meetings take place on the 2nd Monday of each month (except June 2015 when it’s the 3rd). 7.30pm – 9.30, Clwyd Theatr Cymru. Contact: Robbie…

Madrid Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 14 March 2017, 8:00 pm10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s) with no end date

The Madrid Stanza continues to meet on the second Tuesday of each month to comment on work-in-progress and discuss other poetry-related topics. As well as…

Clapham Original Poets Stanza Meeting

Monday 20 March 2017, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s) with no end date

The Original Poets meet at the Bread & Roses pub in Clapham on the third Monday of every month, from 7pm. We exist to provide…

Heidi Williamson

Personal feedback on your poems from Heidi Williamson, Skype

Saturday 25 March 2017, 1:00 pm6:30 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…

April 2017

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday, Skype

Saturday 1 April 2017, 12:00 pmSunday 30 April 2017, 8:00 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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