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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…

December 2016

Poetry Surgery with John Glenday via Skype

Thursday 1 December 2016, 12:00 pmSaturday 31 December 2016, 8:00 pm Cost: £55

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…

NE Wales (Cross Border Poets) Stanza Meeting

Monday 12 December 2016, 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 13 December 2016, 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…

Heidi Williamson

Feedback on your poems via Skype with Heidi Williamson

Saturday 17 December 2016, 1:00 pm6:00 pm Cost: £55

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…

Clapham Original Poets Stanza Meeting

Monday 19 December 2016, 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…

Kent & Sussex Poetry Society Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 20 December 2016, 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…

Essex Poetry and Prose Society Stanza

Sunday 25 December 2016, 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 27 December 2016, 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 27 December 2016, 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,…

January 2017

Tonbridge (Roundel) Stanza Meetings

Wednesday 4 January 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…

Southampton Stanza Meeting

Wednesday 4 January 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 5 January 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…

NE Wales (Cross Border Poets) Stanza Meeting

Monday 9 January 2017, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
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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 10 January 2017, 8:00 pm10:30 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

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…

Calum Drysdale at the Poets' Church

Poetry@3

Thursday 12 January 2017, 3:00 pm4:30 pm
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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 14 January 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…

Clapham Original Poets Stanza Meeting

Monday 16 January 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…

Kent & Sussex Poetry Society Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 17 January 2017, 8:00 pm10:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date

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…

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

1-1 Poetry Surgery with Judy Brown, Derby

Saturday 28 January 2017, 10:15 am 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

Feedback on your poems via Skype with Heidi Williamson

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

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 29 January 2017, 3:00 pm5:00 pm
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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 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,…

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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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…

Southampton Stanza Meeting

Wednesday 1 February 2017, 7:30 pm10:00 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

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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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 February 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)!…

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…

The Poetry Review winter 2016/17 issue

The Poetry Review winter launch

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

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

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…

Nick Flynn photograph

Nick Flynn & Friends

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

The Poetry Society & Faber Members present Nick Flynn and Friends. Keep an eye on the website for more information as it becomes available. “In…

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 will be given by the German poet and translator, Jan Wagner. The Shedding of Skins and Schemes: a voice of one’s…

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…

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

Our next Annual Lecture will be given by the German poet and translator, Jan Wagner. The Shedding of Skins and Schemes: a voice of one’s…

March 2017
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…

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