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February 2019

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday SOLD OUT

Friday 1 February 2019, 12:00 pmThursday 28 February 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

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

Judy Brown

Feedback on your poems with Judy Brown, Skype

Friday 1 February 2019, 12:00 pmThursday 28 February 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about Judy Brown and FUTURE DATES for Poetry Surgery   This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss…

Yiddish Open Mic Café

Saturday 23 February 2019, 2:00 pm5:00 pm

A first for London, the Yiddish Open Mic Café welcomes short contributions in Yiddish from individuals or groups.  Poetry, song, theatre pieces, sketches are all…

Taqasim Oud Club

Monday 25 February 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

The Taqasim Oud Club is an open-mic poetry and music event where amateurs and professionals are invited to share their material with fellow Taqasim Music…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 26 February 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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…

Crested Tit Collective Poetry and Open Mic

Wednesday 27 February 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

We are a collective of young female poets and spoken word performers, who are all currently undertaking an MA in Poetic Practice at Royal Holloway,…

Film Society/Film Club

Thursday 28 February 2019, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Screening of Apostasy (2018) During Feb, March and April we are showing Apostasy, Beast and Funny Cow as part of the series “Beyond the Kitchen…

POETRY LAUNCH EVENT – Three collections and a pamphlet

Thursday 28 February 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Four members of Poetry Teignmouth have recently been published by Indigo Dreams, the award winning publisher from Devon. Sheila Aldous’ collection “Paper Boats, The Burning…

March 2019

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday, Skype SOLD OUT

Friday 1 March 2019, 12:00 pmSunday 31 March 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

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

Judy Brown

1-1 feedback on your poems with Judy Brown, Skype

Friday 1 March 2019, 12:00 pmSunday 31 March 2019, 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…

She Grrrowls

Friday 1 March 2019, 7:00 pm10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until Sunday 31 March 2019

She Grrrowls is a feminist arts night focussed on showcasing women and non-binary people in poetry and spoken word. The show consists of features acts,…

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

Saturday 2 March 2019, 10:00 am1:00 pm Cost: £50 – £60

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…

Out-Spoken Poetry Masterclass with Malika Booker

Saturday 2 March 2019, 1:00 pm4:00 pm

Out-Spoken’s Poetry Masterclass is a monthly three hour weekend workshop which is facilitated by leading UK/US poets. This session will be led by renowned British…

The Shuffle

Saturday 2 March 2019, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Gale Burns and Chris Beckett present: The Russian Shuffle! An unmissable evening of Russian poetry in translation and poems inspired by Russia with Sasha Dugale,…

Exiled Writers

Monday 4 March 2019, 8:00 am5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Monthly Exiled Lit Cafe. First Monday of the month throughout the year at 7 pm​ Africa-London: Outsiders Insiders Christina Fonthes, Fatima Hagi, Hasani Hasani, Amos…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 5 March 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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 7 March 2019, 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 at the beautifully air-conditioned Poetry Cafe – an open mic for poets who like to come…

Poets v Homelessness

Thursday 7 March 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

Poets Versus is a literary platform for emerging and established poets tackling social injustice and promoting equality. Each round will address a specific social issue:…

The Farrago Heartbreak(er) SLAM!

Friday 8 March 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

Open to ANY poet SLAM! Any subject or style, read or perform. But there will be a special prize for the best heartbreak/broken/breaking up poem…

Platform 1

Saturday 9 March 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

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 12 March 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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…

The Craft of Poetry

Wednesday 13 March 2019, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

For refugees and migrants Free monthly workshop for Exiled Writers Ink members with Catherine Temma Davidson, poet and experienced tutor at the Studio

Peggy Poole Award readings – Yvonne Reddick and Deryn Rees-Jones at The Bluecoat

Wednesday 13 March 2019, 6:30 pm9:00 pm

The Poetry Society presents a special event featuring readings and Q & A from poet Yvonne Reddick, the winner of the inaugural Peggy Poole Award – a new…

Jane Yeh: Discipline Book Launch

Wednesday 13 March 2019, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Please join us to celebrate the launch of Jane Yeh’s third Carcanet collection, Discipline, a Poetry Book Society Spring 2019 Recommendation. https://www.facebook.com/events/323645248249389

Survivors Poetry

Thursday 14 March 2019, 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…

DIY Postcards Workshop

Saturday 16 March 2019, 11:30 am1:30 pm

Hello my wonderful friends! My name is Stephanie and I am happy to announce this special event. This workshop welcomes everyone, from beginners to art…

Who Am I? Poetry Therapy Workshop

Saturday 16 March 2019, 12:00 pm7:00 pm

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” Aristotle  Have you ever asked yourself the question ‘Who am I’ and answered it truthfully? Taking time out…

Roz Goddard

1-1 feedback on your poems with Roz Goddard, Birmingham

Saturday 16 March 2019, 1:30 pm5:00 pm Cost: £55

Roz runs one-hour sessions in a lovely room at Birmingham Buddhist Centre, 11 Park Road, Moseley, B13 8AB. Easy to get to and, if it’s…

Winning Lines: a National Poetry Competition workshop with Mary Jean Chan

Saturday 16 March 2019, 2:00 pm5:00 pm Cost: £22 – £28

Join Mary Jean Chan in an interactive creative writing workshop which will hone in on some of the victorious poems from the past 40 years of the…

Joint pamphlet launch – Michelle Diaz and Graham Clifford

Saturday 16 March 2019, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

We’re pleased to announce the launch of The Dancing Boy by Michelle Diaz and Well by Graham Clifford from Against the Grain Press and featuring guest readers. Michelle Diaz…

Dempsey & Windle Spring Showcase

Monday 18 March 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

This event is in the twice-yearly series of events showcasing collections recently published by Dempsey & Windle (Janice and Dónall Dempsey). There will be readings…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 19 March 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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…

Bastion: Episode 3

Wednesday 20 March 2019, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

We will be running an exhibition and panel discussion – where creatives from across the artistic spectrum could shed light on their journey so far…

National Poetry Competition 40th anniversary readings at Kings Place

Wednesday 20 March 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Join us for at a celebratory 40th anniversary event for the National Poetry Competition – one of the most prestigious poetry competitions in the world…

Book Launch: The Filthy Quiet – Kate Noakes

Thursday 21 March 2019, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

‘Kate Noakes’ The Filthy Quiet is a collection aloud with every imaginable sensation – poems that teem with soundscape, texture and detail, are lithe and lusty, full…

In Town Tonight: Phillis Levin & Mark Ford

Friday 22 March 2019, 7:00 pm9:00 pm Cost: £6 – £8

Early bird bookers can buy tickets now for the latest of our ‘In Town Tonight’ events, where we welcoming a visiting writer to The Poetry…

Colin Rowbotham website launch

Saturday 23 March 2019, 1:00 pm4:00 pm

This is a basically a private event to celebrate the launch of the website of Colin Rowbotham’s poetry in close to what would have been…

‘Three degrees of separation’: Rachel Lewis’s debut poetry pamphlet launch with WordsmithHQ

Saturday 23 March 2019, 6:00 pm9:00 pm

What happens to love when mental illness steps in? Why do some of us get better, and some of us stay worse? How do families…

Taqasim Oud Club

Monday 25 March 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

The Taqasim Oud Club is an open-mic poetry and music event where amateurs and professionals are invited to share their material with fellow Taqasim Music…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 26 March 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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…

The Friendship Cliché: Selby / Williams / Scott / Doegar

Wednesday 27 March 2019, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

George Herbert wrote that “the best mirror is an old friend”, come and join four tarnished mirrors – Anna Selby, Chrissy Williams, Richard Scott and…

Film Society/Film Club

Thursday 28 March 2019, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Screening of Beast (2017) During Feb, March and April we are showing Apostasy, Beast and Funny Cow as part of the series “Beyond the Kitchen Sink: New British Films in the…

Fourth Friday

Friday 29 March 2019, 8:00 pm10:00 pm

Italian lutanist Mario Pepini + poetry from Harry Eyres and Peter Phillips   Fourth Friday is a poetry and music event  held at the  Poetry Cafe,…

Out-Spoken Poetry Masterclass with Rachael Allen

Saturday 30 March 2019, 1:00 pm4:00 pm

Out-Spoken’s Poetry Masterclass is a monthly three hour weekend workshop which is facilitated by leading UK/US poets. This session will be led by British poet…

April 2019

Exiled Writers

Monday 1 April 2019, 8:00 am5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Monthly Exiled Lit Cafe. First Monday of the month throughout the year at 7 pm.      

Judy Brown

1-1 feedback on your poems with Judy Brown, London

Monday 1 April 2019, 11:15 am5:45 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…

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday, Skype SOLD OUT

Monday 1 April 2019, 12:00 pmTuesday 30 April 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

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

Judy Brown

1-1 feedback on your poems with Judy Brown, Skype

Monday 1 April 2019, 12:00 pmTuesday 30 April 2019, 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…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 2 April 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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 4 April 2019, 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 at the beautifully air-conditioned Poetry Cafe – an open mic for poets who like to come…

Book Launch Event – “Dead Cats Don’t Meow – Don’t waste the ninth life”.

Thursday 4 April 2019, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Tolu’ A. Akinyemi, renowned author of Dead Lions Don’t Roar, Unravel Your Hidden Gems and Dead Dogs Don’t Bark is holding a VIP launch night…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 9 April 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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…

Survivors Poetry

Thursday 11 April 2019, 8:00 am5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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…

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

Saturday 13 April 2019, 10:00 am4:30 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…

Jean Sprackland and Friends

Monday 15 April 2019, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: £6 – £8

Save the date! We have early notice of a reading by Jean Sprackland, and are busy confirming the details which we’ll have for you shortly.…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 16 April 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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…

Rebecca Goss, photo credit Lucy Carter

1-1 feedback on your poems with Rebecca Goss, London

Friday 26 April 2019, 11:15 am5:45 pm Cost: £70

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

The Shuffle

Saturday 27 April 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Hosted by Gale Burns and Chris Beckett.

Judy Brown

1-1 feedback on your poems with Judy Brown, London

Monday 29 April 2019, 11:15 am5:45 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…

May 2019

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday, Skype SOLD OUT

Wednesday 1 May 2019, 12:00 pmFriday 31 May 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

SOLD OUT – FIND OUT MORE ABOUT JOHN GLENDAY AND POETRY SURGERY This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis…

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

Saturday 11 May 2019, 10:00 am4:30 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…

June 2019

1-1 feedback on your poems with John Glenday, Skype

Saturday 1 June 2019, 12:00 pmSunday 30 June 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £70

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 JUNE 2019.…

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

Saturday 15 June 2019, 10:00 am4:30 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…

July 2019

1-1 feedback on your poems with John Glenday, Skype

Monday 1 July 2019, 12:00 pmWednesday 31 July 2019, 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 2019.…

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