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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…

The Scientists’ Shuffle

Saturday 24 February 2018, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Gale Burns & Chris Beckett present: The Scientists’ Shuffle. Discover how Science and Poetry share the same Bunsen burner, with seven fantastic scientist poets featuring:…

Taqasim Oud Club open-mic 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…

Bricks Made of Air: poetry for architects / architecture for poets

Wednesday 28 February 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: £10 - £25

Emily Hasler and Fawzia Kane – two writers fascinated by the built environment – join poetry-inspired architects Colin Davies and Alexander Allen for readings and…

March 2018
Judy Brown

1-1 feedback on your poems, Judy Brown, Skype – March 2018

Thursday 1 March 2018, 10:00 amSaturday 31 March 2018, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis via Skype with poet and tutor Judy Brown, wherever you live and…

John Glenday

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

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

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

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.…

Film Club

Thursday 1 March 2018, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

  CLÉO FROM 5 TO 7 by Agnes Varda, 1962 – the first new wave director Released in 1962, Cleo seems as innovative and influential…

Poetry Surgeries with Hannah Silva (sold out)

Friday 2 March 2018, 11:00 am6:00 pm

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Hannah Silva. Hannah runs one-hour sessions in The…

Hannah Silva: credit: Hayley Madden for The Poetry Society

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

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

This event is sold out but find out more about Hannah and Poetry Surgery, and future dates * This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss…

1-1 feedback on your poems, Alison Chisholm, Southport

Saturday 3 March 2018, 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…

Launch of Pam Zinnemann-Hope’s Foothold

Saturday 3 March 2018, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Foothold is a new departure for Zinnemann-Hope. Beginning and ending with snow, the poems move through the seasons in West Dorset in celebration of the…

Anecdotal Evidence: an evening with Wendy Cope

Monday 5 March 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Hear Wendy Cope read poems from Anecdotal Evidence, her first collection of new poetry since 2011’s acclaimed Family Values, at this special Faber Members event, in association…

Exiled Writers Ink

Monday 5 March 2018, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Agit Lit Night –Uncensored Women’s Words An evening focusing on the diverse oppressions against women and their resistance to them.An evening of prose, poetry, music…

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…

ignitionpress launch

Wednesday 7 March 2018, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

ignitionpress, from Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre, launches its first poetry pamphlets by Lily Blacksell, Mary Jean Chan, and Patrick James Errington. Although this event will not be ticketed,…

Survivors Poetry

Thursday 8 March 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 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…

Writing, Coffee and Conversation Celebrating International Women’s Day

Friday 9 March 2018, 11:00 am1:30 pm

Writing, Coffee and Conversation Celebrating International Women’s Day International Women’s Day, is celebrated in March each year. It is a global day celebrating the economic,…

Farrago Poetry

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

Expect the usual greatness from Farrago!  Open to ANY poet SLAM! Read or perform, any subject or style. FEATURES TBC!!! Emcee: John Paul O’Neill – [email protected]

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…

Tall-lighthouse the Blues Collection

Wednesday 14 March 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

A commemorative poetry event in memory of Gareth Lewis with readers from tall-lighthouse, vintage poison & black box publishing.

Pen Ting Poetry

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

The event will be an open mic poetry event with a focus on socio-political discourse and hip-hop, featuring a relaxed and welcoming vibe hosted by…

Film Club

Thursday 15 March 2018, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Current Cinema: Dunkirk, Detroit, Blade Runner – your films of the year The Film Society Film Club is an experiment in establishing a regular film…

The Cut: film premiere and discussion

Thursday 15 March 2018, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

There are just twenty seats on board Fiodra, a barge which is temporarily moored in the Paddington basin in London. Floating home to Bob Chase, Fiodra…

In Town Tonight: Kaveh Akbar, Rachel Long & Holly Singlehurst

Friday 16 March 2018, 7:00 pm9:00 pm Cost: £6 - £8

In Town Tonight – The Poetry Society’s open invitation to visiting overseas poets to read at our venue in the heart of London, The Poetry…

Heidi Williamson

1-1 feedback on your poems, Heidi Williamson – Skype

Saturday 17 March 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…

Cinnamon Poets

Saturday 17 March 2018, 2:00 pm4:00 pm

A reading event for new and established poets based primarily in London but also from further afield and published by Cinnamon Press (based in Wales).

Poetry and Shaah

Saturday 17 March 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Poetry and Shaah is a poetry open mic night curated by poets Neimo Askar and Troy Cabida that operates twice a month in Covent Garden’s…

Exhibition Launch: Thom Kofoed

Monday 19 March 2018, 6:30 pm9:00 pm

More information to follow.

Judy Brown

1-1 feedback on your poems, Judy Brown, London SOLD OUT

Tuesday 20 March 2018, 10:30 am6:00 pm Cost: £70

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT but find out more about Judy Brown and Poetry Surgeries. This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 20 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…

Exiled Writers Ink poetry workshop

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

  Offered by Catherine Temma Davidson   Poetry Discussion, Writing Exercises, Feedback and Development   Read the poems of writers from around the world, many…

The Rainmaker’s Wife, Bone Monkey and other Birds and Beasts: Kathleen Jones and Janet Sutherland

Wednesday 21 March 2018, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

This event is a celebration of the work of two award-winning poets. Kathleen Jones will be launching her new collection, The Rainmaker’s Wife, featuring poems…

Jill Abram presents Stablemates

Thursday 22 March 2018, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Jill Abram presents Stablemates: Conversation & poetry with Emma Simon, Julia Bird and John Clegg of Emma Press More details to follow  

Fourth Friday hosted by Hylda Sims

Friday 23 March 2018, 8:00 pm10:30 pm

details at fourthfriday.wordpress.com​    

Awakening Your Dreams: A Poetry Therapy Workshop

Saturday 24 March 2018, 12:00 pm5:00 pm

“The way to stay inspired and motivated is by doing what you like, doing what you love.” – Raphael Saadiq Shaping our dreams and moulding…

Porridge & Friends

Saturday 24 March 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Porridge invites contributors and supporters alike to celebrate the launch of their inaugural print issue, with performers from contributors across both online and print.  Since…

Oud Night

Monday 26 March 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 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…

Sentinel Book Show

Saturday 31 March 2018, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

The Sentinel Book show is a quarterly event for launching new books and magazines published by SPM Publications, showcasing our extensive catalogue, and a platform…

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…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 3 April 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 5 April 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 10 April 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…

Heidi Williamson

1-1 feedback on your poems, Heidi Williamson, Skype

Saturday 14 April 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…

Feedback on your poems w/ Katrina Naomi – Skype OR Penzance

Saturday 14 April 2018, 11:00 am4:00 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…

Platform 1

Saturday 14 April 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…

Judy Brown

Feedback on your poems with Judy Brown, London

Monday 16 April 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 Judy Brown, a relaxed but in-depth analysis of…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 17 April 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

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…

In Town Tonight: Elaine Kahn & Friends

Friday 18 May 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: £5 - £7

Save the Date! We are very pleased to be welcoming Elaine Kahn to In Town Tonight this May. We’re currently confirming the details about some…

Judy Brown

Feedback on your poems with Judy Brown, London

Monday 21 May 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 Judy Brown, a relaxed but in-depth analysis of…

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…

July 2018

1-1 feedback on your poems, John Glenday, Skype – JULY

Sunday 1 July 2018, 12:00 pmTuesday 31 July 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, during JULY. John…

August 2018

1-1 feedback on your poems, John Glenday, Skype – AUGUST

Wednesday 1 August 2018, 12:00 pmFriday 31 August 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, during AUGUST. John…

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