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August 2017

The Poetry Café will be closed from 20 August to 3 September

Sunday 20 August 2017Sunday 3 September 2017

The Poetry Café will be closed from 20 August to 3 September but we will be back with a full autumn calendar of events!

September 2017

Exiled Writers

Monday 4 September 2017, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Monthly Exiled Lit Cafe An Evening of British Bangladeshi Poetry. With contributors to the new anthology of British Bangladeshi Poetry. Edited by Stephen Watts and…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 5 September 2017, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up on the night between 6.45pm and 7.15pm to read. £5 full / £4 concessions and readers. If the…

Great weather for MEDIA- Book Celebration

Wednesday 6 September 2017, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Celebrate the publication of great weather for MEDIA’s latest anthology, The Other End of Violet – a fearless and dynamic collection of poetry and short…

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Poetry @ 3

Thursday 7 September 2017, 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.…

Emma Press Pamphlets Launch with Zosia Kuczynska, Padraig Regan, Emma Simon and Rachel Piercey

Thursday 7 September 2017, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

An evening of poetry readings with Zosia Kuczynska, author of ‘Pisanki’, Padraig Regan, author of ‘Who Seemed Alive & Altogether Real’, Emma Simon, author of…

Platform 1

Saturday 9 September 2017, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Platform 1 poetry is an opportunity for up and coming poets to perform alongside established acts.  Performance spots available (Arrive up to half an hour…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 12 September 2017, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up on the night between 6.45pm and 7.15pm to read. £5 full / £4 concessions and readers. If the…

Survivors Poetry

Thursday 14 September 2017, 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. Razz will be your…

South Bank Poetry Issue 27 Launch

Friday 15 September 2017, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

South Bank Poetry Issue 27 Launch! 7:15 for 7:30 start Come join South Bank Poetry celebrate the launch of its 27th Issue as they approach…

POETRY BOOK LAUNCHES-KITTY COLES AND RODNEY WOOD

Saturday 16 September 2017, 8:00 pm10:00 pm

Rodney Wood is launching a poetry pamphlet with Red Ceiling Press called DANTE CALLED YOU BEATRICE and will be selling copies on the night. Kitty…

Martyn Crucefix book launch

Monday 18 September 2017, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Gathering to celebrate the publication by Seren Books of Martyn Crucefix’s new collection of poems –  ‘The Lovely Disciplines’. Gather in the Poetry Café and…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 19 September 2017, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up on the night between 6.45pm and 7.15pm to read. £5 full / £4 concessions and readers. If the…

Fourth Friday

Friday 22 September 2017, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Fourth Friday hosted by Hylda Sims with poetry from Wayleave poets: Mike Barlow, Pauline Keith, Mark Carson, Ron Snowcroft; music from National Interest – details at…

Oud Night with Open-mic and Poetry

Monday 25 September 2017, 7:00 pm10:00 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 26 September 2017, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up on the night between 6.45pm and 7.15pm to read. £5 full / £4 concessions and readers. If the…

Inspired by Dali’s Paranoiac – critical method: Morphological Echo

Friday 29 September 2017, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Dali has endowed surrealism with an instrument of primary importance, in particular the paranoiac-critical method, which has immediately shown itself capable of being applied equally…

The Shuffle

Saturday 30 September 2017, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Gale Burns & Chris Beckett present The Shuffle More information will follow

October 2017
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Poetry @ 3

Thursday 5 October 2017, 3:00 pm5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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.…

Raining Upwards: Henry Normal at The Poetry Café

Thursday 5 October 2017, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

“The Alan Bennett of poetry” – The Scotsman  “Dovetails bittersweet poetry with a sublimely observant wit” – The Guardian  Henry is co-writer and producer of…

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