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February 2018

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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

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…

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
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…

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