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August 2015

Cafe Closed

Sunday 16 August 2015, 8:00 amMonday 31 August 2015, 11:00 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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The cafe is closed between from 16th August to the 31st for our annual break, and all events will be on pause. We will reopen…

Penzance Stanza Meeting

Monday 31 August 2015, 2:15 pm4:45 pm
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Every week on Monday
The Centre,
Chywoone Hill
Newlyn, TR18 5AR United Kingdom
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Meetings are at the Centre, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Cornwall TR18 5AR from 2.15 pm to 4.45pm on Monday afternoons. Contact: Angela Morey (angela @ farwest.co.uk).…

September 2015

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 1 September 2015, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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Every week
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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London’s premier open mic night. Come and sign up between 6 and 7pm to be in the line up. Hosted by Niall O’Sullivan. £5/£4 payable…

Reading Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 1 September 2015, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
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Every month on the first Tuesday
South Street Arts Centre,
21 South Street
Reading , RG1 4QU
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We meet in the San Francisco Room, upstairs at South Street Arts Centre, 21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU on the first Tuesday of every…

Tonbridge (Roundel) Stanza Meetings

Wednesday 2 September 2015, 10:00 am12:00 pm
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Every month on the first Wednesday

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 2 September 2015, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
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Every month on the first Wednesday
Art House Cafe at Above Bar,
178 Above Bar Street
Southampton , SO14 7DW
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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…

Jo Bell

Lifted – Poems and Songs of the Waterways

Wednesday 2 September 2015, 7:30 pm9:00 pm
Canal Café Theatre,
The Bridge House, Delamere Terrace, Little Venice
London , W2 6ND
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Canal Laureate Jo Bell & Dead Rat Orchestra Presented by The Poetry Society in association with the Canal & River Trust as part of the CRT Arts on…

SBP 2

THE SOUTH BANK POETS

Wednesday 2 September 2015, 7:45 pm10:00 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Some of SBP’s finest poets on show PLUS 4 minute open mic spots! Come and listen to poets Benedict Newbery, Patrizia Longhitano, Sonia Jarema and Chip Grim…

Aberdare Stanza Meeting

Thursday 3 September 2015, 2:00 pm4:00 pm
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Every month on the first Thursday
Aberdare Library,
Green Street
Aberdare, CF44 7AG United Kingdom
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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…

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Poetry@3

Thursday 3 September 2015, 3:00 pm4:30 pm
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Every month on the first Thursday
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Sign up between 2.30 and 3 to read. Free. Poetry@3 is 3pm on the first Thursday of the month, for poets who like to come…

Breakable by Christian Ortiz & Ivy Alvarez square

Over the Line launch event – poetry, comics, readings

Thursday 3 September 2015, 6:30 pm9:30 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Join us at the launch event for Over the Line – An Introduction to Poetry Comics, the latest Poetry Café exhibition, presented by The Poetry…

Poetry In London FIrst Fridays

Friday 4 September 2015, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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All our regular poetic madness and mayhem from your Poetry In London team (Mark ‘MrT’ Thompson and Kemi Taiwo) plus a feature set TBA. Open mic can…

All Problems are the Same Problem by Conor Stechschulte square

Poetry and Comics workshop with Chrissy Williams

Saturday 5 September 2015, 11:00 am5:00 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Have fun approaching the page in a new way at this all-day workshop with poet and poetry comics anthology editor Chrissy Williams. The morning will…

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‘Time to Dance (again)’: Sufi Poetry, Music and Zikr

Saturday 5 September 2015, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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O Particle, it’s time to dance!  – from ‘Divani Shamsi Tabrizi’ A special apology to those who came last month to the cancelled event –…

Penzance Stanza Meeting

Monday 7 September 2015, 2:15 pm4:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday
The Centre,
Chywoone Hill
Newlyn, TR18 5AR United Kingdom
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Meetings are at the Centre, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Cornwall TR18 5AR from 2.15 pm to 4.45pm on Monday afternoons. Contact: Angela Morey (angela @ farwest.co.uk).…

Exiled Lit Cafe

Monday 7 September 2015, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Atef Abu Saif: A Literary Voice from Gaza and other guests (tba) Atef Abu Saif was born in Jabalia refugee camp in the Gaza Strip…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 8 September 2015, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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London’s premier open mic night. Come and sign up between 6 and 7pm to be in the line up. Hosted by Niall O’Sullivan. £5/£4 payable…

Madrid Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 8 September 2015, 8:00 pm10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Tuesday
Café de Ruiz,
Calle Ruiz, 11 (Metro Bilbao/San Bernardo).
Madrid, Spain
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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…

Colchester (Mosaic) Stanza Meeting

Wednesday 9 September 2015, 7:00 pm10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Wednesday
The Minories, Ballroom,
74 High Street
Colchester, CO1 1UE United Kingdom
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We meet upstairs at the Ballroom of The Minories, 74 High St, Colchester CO1 1UE, 7 for 7:30pm till 10pm on the second Wednesday of…

Loose Muse Celebration

Wednesday 9 September 2015, 8:00 pm10:00 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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The September edition will feature poet and writer Susana H. Case, and Barbara Large, writer and founder/director of the Winchester Writers Conference for almost 20…

Lancaster Stanza Meeting

Thursday 10 September 2015, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Thursday
Lancaster Library,
LA1 4YH United Kingdom
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Lancaster Stanza group meets at Lancaster Library at 7.30pm on the second Thursday of the month. Contact: Elizabeth Burns (ejburns AT tiscali.co.uk or 01524 843…

Survivors Poetry

Thursday 10 September 2015, 8:00 pm10:00 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Featuring Sophia Jackson +Dave Russell +open mic. Survivors Poetry returns with their monthly event around well-being with people willing to share their experiences about coming…

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Blaque : Book Launch

Friday 11 September 2015, 7:00 pm10:30 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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The book launch for BLAQUE, a new provocative collection of poetry and photography. The collection expresses themes of race, identity, feminism, beauty, gentrification, love and…

Nottingham Stanza Meeting

Saturday 12 September 2015, 10:00 am12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Saturday
Nottingham Playhouse,

Nottingham , NG1 5AF United Kingdom
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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…

Alyson Hallett

September Poetry Surgery with Alyson Hallett, Bath – 1 hour

Saturday 12 September 2015, 10:00 am4:00 pm Cost: £55
The Meeting Room, Bath Central Library,
19 The Podium, Northgate Street
Bath , BA1 5AL United Kingdom
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This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Alyson Hallett, a relaxed but in-depth analysis of…

Tea & Cakes Fundraising Event for Long Poem Magazine

Saturday 12 September 2015, 2:00 pm5:00 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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A fundraising event for Long Poem Magazine, hosted by editors Linda Black & Lucy Hamilton. Pop in for a cup of tea, meet the editors,…

Platform 1

Saturday 12 September 2015, 7:00 pm10:00 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Platform 1 is an opportunity for up and coming poets to perform alongside established acts. Featured poet TBA. Arrive up to half an hour early…

Katy Evans-Bush

Poetry Surgeries with Katy Evans-Bush

Monday 14 September 2015, 2:00 pm6:00 pm Cost: £25
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Poetry Surgeries are a great opportunity to receive bespoke feedback on your poems, through one to one sessions with an established poet-tutor. This month Katy…

Penzance Stanza Meeting

Monday 14 September 2015, 2:15 pm4:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday
The Centre,
Chywoone Hill
Newlyn, TR18 5AR United Kingdom
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Meetings are at the Centre, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Cornwall TR18 5AR from 2.15 pm to 4.45pm on Monday afternoons. Contact: Angela Morey (angela @ farwest.co.uk).…

NE Wales (Cross Border Poets) Stanza Meeting

Monday 14 September 2015, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Monday

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…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 15 September 2015, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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London’s premier open mic night. Come and sign up between 6 and 7pm to be in the line up. Hosted by Niall O’Sullivan. £5/£4 payable…

Kent & Sussex Poetry Society Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 15 September 2015, 8:00 pm10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the third Tuesday
The Camden Centre,
Market Square, Royal Victoria Place
Tunbridge Wells , TN1 2SW United Kingdom
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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…

Katrina Naomi

September Poetry Surgery with Katrina Naomi, Truro – 1 hour

Wednesday 16 September 2015, 2:00 pm5:00 pm Cost: £45
Hall For Cornwall Cafe,
Back Quay
Truro, TR1 2LL United Kingdom
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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…

Louche Women

Wednesday 16 September 2015, 7:00 pm10:00 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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More information to come!

Phoebe Stuckes @ The Library Club

Wednesday 16 September 2015, 7:30 pm8:00 pm
LIBRARY london,
112 St Martin's Lane
London, WC2N 4BD United Kingdom
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ART NAKED and LIBRARY invite you to an intimate poetry reading by the dazzling Phoebe Stuckes, part of a series of monthly events celebrating the…

mummery

Book Launch: Meeting My Inners (Pindrop Press) by Graham Mummery

Thursday 17 September 2015, 7:00 pm10:00 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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“Meeting My Inners” is my first full collection of poems, some of which have appeared in various magazines including Ambit, Brittle Star and Obsessed With Pipework.…

Dodo Modern Poets: September Songs

Friday 18 September 2015, 8:00 pm10:30 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Join us for the opening show of our autumn season at the Poetry Cafe, Covent Garden. Expect stellar performance poetry from new and established voices.…

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The Creative Unconscious – Psychoanalytic Poetry Festival

Saturday 19 September 2015, 10:00 am5:30 pm
Freud Museum,
20 Maresfield Gardens
London, NW3 5Sx United Kingdom
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Top L-R: Maurice Riordan (c. Mark Granier), Alan Buckley and Kathryn Maris (c. Jemimah Kuhfeld). Middle L-R: Nuar Alsadir (c. Grace Yu), Vahni Capildeo and…

Katrina Naomi

September Poetry Surgery with Katrina Naomi, Penzance – 1 hour

Saturday 19 September 2015, 10:00 am1:00 pm Cost: £45
Unnamed Venue,
Penzance, TR18
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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…

Colette Bryce

September Poetry Surgery with Colette Bryce, Newcastle – 1 hour

Saturday 19 September 2015, 10:00 am3:00 pm Cost: £70
Brunswick Methodist Church,
Meeting Room 5, Brunswick Place
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 7BJ United Kingdom

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

Katherine Lockton

The Lost City – A Poetry Workshop

Saturday 19 September 2015, 11:00 am4:30 pm
The Studio,
The Poetry Society, 22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Tobias Hill says ‘The city is difficult to write about for the same reasons the sea is difficult to paint – nothing ever stops –…

Poetry and Puppetry for Children

Saturday 19 September 2015, 2:30 pm4:30 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Award-winning Children’s Poets/Authors, Sue Gerrard and Merlynda ‘Jelly-Jaws’ Robinson, perform their funny ‘Poetry & Stories For Children’ – and in Merlynda ‘Jelly-Jaw’s’ performance – Ventriloquism-Puppetry…

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Lipped Ink

Saturday 19 September 2015, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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With poetry open mic slots, a featured poet and a unique additional slot of guided visualisation which all explore the power of spoken words to…

Nuar Alsadir

The Creative Unconscious Psychoanalytic Poetry Pop-Up – Edinburgh

Sunday 20 September 2015, 11:30 am6:00 pm
The Sutton Gallery,
18a Dundas Street
Edinburgh , EH3 6HZ United Kingdom
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‘He wasn’t clever at all: he merely told / the unhappy Present to recite the Past / like a poetry lesson’ (‘In Memory of Sigmund…

Penzance Stanza Meeting

Monday 21 September 2015, 2:15 pm4:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday
The Centre,
Chywoone Hill
Newlyn, TR18 5AR United Kingdom
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Meetings are at the Centre, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Cornwall TR18 5AR from 2.15 pm to 4.45pm on Monday afternoons. Contact: Angela Morey (angela @ farwest.co.uk).…

Clapham Original Poets Stanza Meeting

Monday 21 September 2015, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the third Monday
Bread and Roses Pub,
68 Clapham Manor Street
London , SW4 6DZ
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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…

Sounds of the Oud with Open Mic Poetry

Monday 21 September 2015, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Join us for an evening filled of Oud Music open mic with poetry. Come and sign up between 6:00 and 7:00pm to be in the…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 22 September 2015, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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London’s premier open mic night. Come and sign up between 6 and 7pm to be in the line up. Hosted by Niall O’Sullivan. £5/£4 payable…

Stanza Bonanza

Stanza Bonanza: Shrewsbury v Southwark

Wednesday 23 September 2015, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Another lovely evening of poetry from the Poetry Society’s Stanzas. Tonight we welcome the poets of Shrewsbury and Southwark. Free, no need to book, and…

Stanza Da Tre & L’Artista: An evening of Art and Music

Thursday 24 September 2015, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Following the exciting evening with editor Christian Müller, Stanza Da Tre decided to join venture with 4 artists. The first event of this series will…

Fourth Friday

Friday 25 September 2015, 8:00 pm10:30 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Poetry and more from the wonderful John Hegley, music from London singer songwriter guitarist Emily Mae Winters, and Brighton-based singer songwriter guitarist, Ian Roland +…

Smellorama Presents: Perfume and Poetry

Saturday 26 September 2015, 2:00 pm5:00 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Create a perfume inspired by your favourite poem in this fun class from Smellorama, two scent obsessives who’ll help you take the mystique out of…

ashley launch

Discussing Blaque

Saturday 26 September 2015, 2:00 pm5:30 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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A group discussion with the author of BLAQUE, a new provocative collection of poetry and photography that centres around issues with race, gentrification, love and…

The Shuffle

Saturday 26 September 2015, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Line-up and information TBC!

Penzance Stanza Meeting

Monday 28 September 2015, 2:15 pm4:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday
The Centre,
Chywoone Hill
Newlyn, TR18 5AR United Kingdom
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Meetings are at the Centre, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Cornwall TR18 5AR from 2.15 pm to 4.45pm on Monday afternoons. Contact: Angela Morey (angela @ farwest.co.uk).…

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The Heat From The Hand

Monday 28 September 2015, 7:00 pm10:30 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Join us for an evening of art and music as we explore the bond experienced between the two. The Heat From The Hand is a…

East Manchester Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 29 September 2015, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the last Tuesday
Stalybridge Station Buffet Bar,
Platform 4 Stalybridge Railway Station Rassbottom Street
Stalybridge, SK15 1RF United Kingdom
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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,…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 29 September 2015, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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London’s premier open mic night. Come and sign up between 6 and 7pm to be in the line up. Hosted by Niall O’Sullivan. £5/£4 payable…

October 2015
John Glenday

October Poetry Surgery, John Glenday, Skype/FaceTime

Thursday 1 October 2015Saturday 31 October 2015 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…

Katrina Naomi

October Poetry Surgery, Katrina Naomi, Skype

Thursday 1 October 2015Saturday 31 October 2015 Cost: £55

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

Aberdare Stanza Meeting

Thursday 1 October 2015, 2:00 pm4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the first Thursday
Aberdare Library,
Green Street
Aberdare, CF44 7AG United Kingdom
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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…

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Poetry@3

Friday 2 October 2015, 3:00 pm4:30 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Poetry@3 is 3pm for poets who like to come out and play during the day. Sign up between 2.30 and 3 to read. Free. Hosted…

Penzance Stanza Meeting

Monday 5 October 2015, 2:15 pm4:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday
The Centre,
Chywoone Hill
Newlyn, TR18 5AR United Kingdom
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Meetings are at the Centre, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Cornwall TR18 5AR from 2.15 pm to 4.45pm on Monday afternoons. Contact: Angela Morey (angela @ farwest.co.uk).…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 6 October 2015, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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London’s premier open mic night. Come and sign up between 6 and 7pm to be in the line up. Hosted by Niall O’Sullivan. £5/£4 payable…

Reading Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 6 October 2015, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the first Tuesday
South Street Arts Centre,
21 South Street
Reading , RG1 4QU
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We meet in the San Francisco Room, upstairs at South Street Arts Centre, 21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU on the first Tuesday of every…

Tonbridge (Roundel) Stanza Meetings

Wednesday 7 October 2015, 10:00 am12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the first Wednesday

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 7 October 2015, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the first Wednesday
Art House Cafe at Above Bar,
178 Above Bar Street
Southampton , SO14 7DW
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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…

National Poetry Day Live 2014 Audience

National Poetry Day Live

Thursday 8 October 2015

Save the date! To celebrate the 2015 National Poetry Day theme of ‘Light’, The Poetry Society will present a day of poetry focusing on a schedule…

Lancaster Stanza Meeting

Thursday 8 October 2015, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Thursday
Lancaster Library,
LA1 4YH United Kingdom
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Lancaster Stanza group meets at Lancaster Library at 7.30pm on the second Thursday of the month. Contact: Elizabeth Burns (ejburns AT tiscali.co.uk or 01524 843…

Nottingham Stanza Meeting

Saturday 10 October 2015, 10:00 am12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Saturday
Nottingham Playhouse,

Nottingham , NG1 5AF United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Colette Bryce

October Poetry Surgery with Colette Bryce, Newcastle – 1 hour

Saturday 10 October 2015, 10:00 am3:00 pm Cost: £70
Brunswick Methodist Church,
Meeting Room 5, Brunswick Place
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 7BJ United Kingdom
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This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Colette Bryce, a relaxed but in-depth analysis of…

Hannah Silva

October 10 Poetry Surgery, Hannah Silva, Birmingham

Saturday 10 October 2015, 10:00 am12:15 pm Cost: £55
Birmingham Repertory Theatre,
Centenary Square, Broad Street
Birmingham , B1 2EP United Kingdom
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This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Hannah Silva, a relaxed but in-depth analysis of…

Penzance Stanza Meeting

Monday 12 October 2015, 2:15 pm4:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday
The Centre,
Chywoone Hill
Newlyn, TR18 5AR United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Meetings are at the Centre, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Cornwall TR18 5AR from 2.15 pm to 4.45pm on Monday afternoons. Contact: Angela Morey (angela @ farwest.co.uk).…

NE Wales (Cross Border Poets) Stanza Meeting

Monday 12 October 2015, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Monday

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…

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The Poetry Society Annual Lecture – London

Tuesday 13 October 2015, 7:00 pm8:30 pm Cost: £8 - £10
King’s College London,
Safra Lecture Theatre, Strand Campus
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom
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Rita Dove – ‘How does a shadow shine? Poetry, Music & the Underside of History’ Presented as part of the King’s College London Arts and Humanities…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 13 October 2015, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
+ Google Map

London’s premier open mic night. Come and sign up between 6 and 7pm to be in the line up. Hosted by Niall O’Sullivan. £5/£4 payable…

Madrid Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 13 October 2015, 8:00 pm10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Tuesday
Café de Ruiz,
Calle Ruiz, 11 (Metro Bilbao/San Bernardo).
Madrid, Spain
+ Google Map

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…

Colchester (Mosaic) Stanza Meeting

Wednesday 14 October 2015, 7:00 pm10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Wednesday
The Minories, Ballroom,
74 High Street
Colchester, CO1 1UE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

We meet upstairs at the Ballroom of The Minories, 74 High St, Colchester CO1 1UE, 7 for 7:30pm till 10pm on the second Wednesday of…

Judy Brown

October Poetry Surgery, Derby, with Judy Brown – 1 hour

Saturday 17 October 2015, 10:15 am12:30 pm Cost: £55
Derby Central Library,
Advice Suite, Wardwick
Derby, DE1 1HS United Kingdom
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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…

Penzance Stanza Meeting

Monday 19 October 2015, 2:15 pm4:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday
The Centre,
Chywoone Hill
Newlyn, TR18 5AR United Kingdom
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Meetings are at the Centre, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Cornwall TR18 5AR from 2.15 pm to 4.45pm on Monday afternoons. Contact: Angela Morey (angela @ farwest.co.uk).…

Clapham Original Poets Stanza Meeting

Monday 19 October 2015, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
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Every month on the third Monday
Bread and Roses Pub,
68 Clapham Manor Street
London , SW4 6DZ
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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…

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Mole Valley Stanza, poetry open mic

Monday 19 October 2015, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
Stepping Stones pub,
Westhumble , RH5 6BS United Kingdom
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It’s poetry. In a pub. Members of Mole Valley Poets and any guests who wish to will read their own work. You are also welcome…

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The Poetry Society Annual Lecture – Liverpool

Tuesday 20 October 2015, 6:00 pm7:30 pm
University of Liverpool,
Leggate Theatre, Victoria Gallery and Museum, Ashton Street,
Liverpool, L69 3DR
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Rita Dove – ‘How does a shadow shine? Poetry, Music & the Underside of History’ The Kenneth Allott Lecture, University of Liverpool Presented in association with…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 20 October 2015, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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Every week
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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London’s premier open mic night. Come and sign up between 6 and 7pm to be in the line up. Hosted by Niall O’Sullivan. £5/£4 payable…

Kent & Sussex Poetry Society Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 20 October 2015, 8:00 pm10:00 pm
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Every month on the third Tuesday
The Camden Centre,
Market Square, Royal Victoria Place
Tunbridge Wells , TN1 2SW United Kingdom
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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…

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The Poetry Society Annual Lecture – Newcastle upon Tyne

Thursday 22 October 2015, 7:15 pm9:00 pm
NCLA,
Culture Lab, King's Walk, Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU United Kingdom
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Rita Dove – ‘How does a shadow shine? Poetry, Music & the Underside of History’ At Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts, Newcastle University Presented in…

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The Poetry Society Annual Lecture – Edinburgh

Friday 23 October 2015, 6:30 pm7:30 pm
University of Edinburgh,
Screening Room G.04, 50 George Square
Edinburgh, EH8 9YL United Kingdom
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Rita Dove – ‘How does a shadow shine? Poetry, Music & the Underside of History’ Presented by the Scottish Poetry Library in partnership with the University of Edinburgh;…

Alyson Hallett

October Poetry Surgery with Alyson Hallet, Bath – 1 hour

Saturday 24 October 2015, 10:00 am11:00 am Cost: £55
The Meeting Room, Bath Central Library,
19 The Podium, Northgate Street
Bath , BA1 5AL United Kingdom
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1 slot left – 10am This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Alyson Hallett, a…

Hannah Silva

October 24 Poetry Surgery, Hannah Silva, Birmingham

Saturday 24 October 2015, 10:00 am12:15 pm Cost: £55
Birmingham Repertory Theatre,
Centenary Square, Broad Street
Birmingham , B1 2EP United Kingdom
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This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Hannah Silva, a relaxed but in-depth analysis of…

Helen Ivory

Poetry Surgery with Helen Ivory, Norwich – sold out

Saturday 24 October 2015, 10:30 am5:30 pm Cost: £50
The Butchery,
Norwich, NR3 United Kingdom
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This event is sold out. Find out more about future Poetry Surgeries This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis…

Essex Poetry and Prose Society Stanza

Sunday 25 October 2015, 3:00 pm5:00 pm
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Every month on the last Sunday
Old Friends Meeting House,
High Street
Stebbing, Great Dunmow,, CM6 3SE
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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…

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SLAMbassadors UK National Finals

Sunday 25 October 2015, 4:00 pmFriday 30 October 2015, 6:30 pm

The SLAMbassadors UK National Finals are back, bigger, better and louder than ever.

Penzance Stanza Meeting

Monday 26 October 2015, 2:15 pm4:45 pm
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Every week on Monday
The Centre,
Chywoone Hill
Newlyn, TR18 5AR United Kingdom
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Meetings are at the Centre, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Cornwall TR18 5AR from 2.15 pm to 4.45pm on Monday afternoons. Contact: Angela Morey (angela @ farwest.co.uk).…

East Manchester Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 27 October 2015, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
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Every month on the last Tuesday
Stalybridge Station Buffet Bar,
Platform 4 Stalybridge Railway Station Rassbottom Street
Stalybridge, SK15 1RF United Kingdom
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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,…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 27 October 2015, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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Every week
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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London’s premier open mic night. Come and sign up between 6 and 7pm to be in the line up. Hosted by Niall O’Sullivan. £5/£4 payable…

Stanza Bonanza

Stanza Bonanza: Amersham v Barnes & Chiswick

Wednesday 28 October 2015, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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Another lovely evening of poetry from The Poetry Society’s Stanzas. Tonight we welcome the poets of Amersham and Barnes & Chiswick. Free, no need to…

Carole Bromley

October Poetry Surgery with Carole Bromley, York – 1 hour

Saturday 31 October 2015, 10:00 am3:15 pm Cost: £55
York Explore,
Library Square
York , YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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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…

November 2015
John Glenday

November Poetry Surgery, John Glenday, Skype/FaceTime

Sunday 1 November 2015Monday 30 November 2015 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…

Penzance Stanza Meeting

Monday 2 November 2015, 2:15 pm4:45 pm
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Every week on Monday
The Centre,
Chywoone Hill
Newlyn, TR18 5AR United Kingdom
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Meetings are at the Centre, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Cornwall TR18 5AR from 2.15 pm to 4.45pm on Monday afternoons. Contact: Angela Morey (angela @ farwest.co.uk).…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 3 November 2015, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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Every week
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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London’s premier open mic night. Come and sign up between 6 and 7pm to be in the line up. Hosted by Niall O’Sullivan. £5/£4 payable…

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