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September 2016
The Poetry Cafe outside view

Poetry Café CLOSED for refurbishment!

Thursday 1 September 2016Sunday 5 February 2017
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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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…

Katrina Naomi

Feedback on your poetry from Katrina Naomi SOLD OUT

Thursday 1 September 2016, 10:00 amFriday 30 September 2016, 12:00 pm Cost: £55

This Surgery is sold out but find out more about Katrina’s Poetry Surgeries and future dates This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry…

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Poetry Surgery with John Glenday – SOLD OUT

Thursday 1 September 2016, 12:00 pmFriday 30 September 2016, 8:00 pm Cost: £55

This event is sold out – Find future dates, and more about John Glenday and Poetry Surgery This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your…

Regular Café Events – Relocation Information

Friday 2 September 2016, 8:00 amSunday 5 February 2017, 5:00 pm
The Poetry Café,
22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9BX United Kingdom
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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…

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SOLD OUT – culturED: Teacher networking event

Wednesday 28 September 2016, 4:30 pm6:30 pm
The Place,
17 Duke's Rd
London, WC1H 9PY United Kingdom
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A free twilight inspiration and meeting space, connecting teachers and schools with leading cultural organisations in Camden and Islington.

October 2016
Judy Brown

Poetry Surgery, Derby SOLD OUT

Saturday 1 October 2016, 10:15 am12:30 pm Cost: £55
Derby Central Library,
Advice Suite, Wardwick
Derby, DE1 1HS United Kingdom
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This event is sold out. Find out more about Poetry Surgery, and future dates This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a…

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Poetry Surgery with John Glenday SOLD OUT

Saturday 1 October 2016, 12:00 pmMonday 31 October 2016, 8:00 pm Cost: £55

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

Tonbridge (Roundel) Stanza Meetings

Wednesday 5 October 2016, 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 5 October 2016, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
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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…

Poetry Garden

Poetry in the Piazza

Thursday 6 October 2016, 12:00 pm2:00 pm
London Transport Museum,
Covent Garden Piazza
London, WC2E 7BB United Kingdom
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Join us in our pop-up Poetry Garden, outside the main entrance of London Transport Museum, to celebrate National Poetry Day 2016. We will be exploring…

PJ Harvey. Credit: Anna van Kooij

National Poetry Day Live

Thursday 6 October 2016, 1:00 pm6:45 pm
Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall,
Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX
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National Poetry Day Live is a FREE celebration of all things poetry, presented by The Poetry Society and Southbank Centre. This year features readings from…

Aberdare Stanza Meeting

Thursday 6 October 2016, 2:00 pm4:00 pm
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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…

Nottingham Stanza Meeting

Saturday 8 October 2016, 10:00 am12:00 pm
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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…

Carole Bromley

Feedback on your poems, with Carole Bromley, York – October

Saturday 8 October 2016, 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…

Jan Wagner

European Voices at Winchester Poetry Festival

Saturday 8 October 2016, 5:30 pm6:45 pm
Winchester Poetry Festival,
Winchester Discover Centre, Jewry Street
Winchester, SO23 8SB United Kingdom
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The Poetry Society presents an event at Winchester Poetry Festival, which runs from 7-9 October 2016. Featuring Tara Bergin, Jane Draycott and Jan Wagner: three poets…

NE Wales (Cross Border Poets) Stanza Meeting

Monday 10 October 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 11 October 2016, 8:00 pm10:30 pm
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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…

Clapham Original Poets Stanza Meeting

Monday 17 October 2016, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
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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…

Kent & Sussex Poetry Society Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 18 October 2016, 8:00 pm10:00 pm
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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…

Colette Bryce

Poetry Surgery with Colette Bryce, Newcastle

Wednesday 19 October 2016, 10:00 am3:00 pm Cost: £70
Brunswick Methodist Church,
Meeting Room 5, Brunswick Place
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 7BJ
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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…

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The Poetry Review autumn launch

Friday 21 October 2016, 6:30 pm8:30 pm
Fitzrovia Chapel,
2 Pearson Square
London , W1T 3BF United Kingdom
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Join us to launch the newest issue of The Poetry Review, guest co-edited by Kayo Chingonyi and featuring readings from contributors Sophie Collins, Paul Adrian…

Heidi Williamson

Feedback on your poems from Heidi Williamson, Skype

Saturday 22 October 2016, 1:00 pm5:00 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…

East Manchester Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 25 October 2016, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
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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,…

East Manchester Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 25 October 2016, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
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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,…

Essex Poetry and Prose Society Stanza

Sunday 30 October 2016, 3:00 pm5:00 pm
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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…

Lemn Sissay performing

SLAMbassadors National Final

Sunday 30 October 2016, 5:00 pm8:00 pm
100 Club,
100 Oxford Street
London, W1D 1LL United Kingdom
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The SLAMbassadors UK National Final is back at the legendary 100 Club, to once again fly the flag, sound the horn, and shout itself hoarse…

November 2016
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November Poetry Surgery with John Glenday, Skype or FaceTime

Tuesday 1 November 2016, 12:00 pmWednesday 30 November 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…

Tonbridge (Roundel) Stanza Meetings

Wednesday 2 November 2016, 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 2 November 2016, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
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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…

Aberdare Stanza Meeting

Thursday 3 November 2016, 2:00 pm4:00 pm
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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…

Eric Berlin accepting his award.

National Poetry Competition winners at Poetry in Aldeburgh

Saturday 5 November 2016, 11:30 am12:30 pm
Poetry in Aldeburgh,
Aldeburgh, IP15 5AB United Kingdom

The Poetry Society’s National Poetry Competition has a record of identifying the future stars of poetry. Join us to celebrate winners of the competition with…

Beginning to See the Light

Beginning to See the Light at Poetry in Aldeburgh

Saturday 5 November 2016, 5:30 pm6:30 pm
Poetry in Aldeburgh,
Aldeburgh, IP15 5AB United Kingdom
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From high noon to neon-lit midnight, from the hum of a strip light to the gleam of the moon, poems to trace the course of…

The Poetry Review 106:2, Summer 2016

The Poetry Review Editors’ Masterclass at Poetry in Aldeburgh

Sunday 6 November 2016, 10:00 am11:00 am
Poetry in Aldeburgh,
Aldeburgh, IP15 5AB United Kingdom
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The Poetry Review‘s editor, Maurice Riordan leads an editorial masterclass with poets Emily Berry and Kayo Chingonyi, who have just joined Riordan as the latest…

Madrid Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 8 November 2016, 8:00 pm10:30 pm
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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…

Nottingham Stanza Meeting

Saturday 12 November 2016, 10:00 am12:00 pm
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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…

NE Wales (Cross Border Poets) Stanza Meeting

Monday 14 November 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…

Kent & Sussex Poetry Society Stanza Meeting

Tuesday 15 November 2016, 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
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…

Clapham Original Poets Stanza Meeting

Monday 21 November 2016, 7:00 pm9:30 pm
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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…

The Poetry Society AGM 2016

Wednesday 23 November 2016, 6:30 pm8:30 pm
Pushkin House,
5A Bloomsbury Square
London, WC1A 2TA United Kingdom
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Formal business begins at approx. 7pm, followed by drinks and a free celebratory reading by Geraldine Clarkson and Ian Humphreys. Geraldine is the winner of the…

December 2016
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December Poetry Surgery with John Glenday, via Skype or FaceTime

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…

Carole Bromley

Feedback on your poems, with Carol Bromley, York – December

Saturday 3 December 2016, 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…

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