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June 2017
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Capriccio of the Lagoon with Jamie McKendrick

Thursday 29 June 2017, 6:30 pm9:00 pm

Join us for the latest in our series of events in partnership with the Royal Collection Trust and performed by a contemporary poet who has…

21 Years of Ledbury Poetry Festival Showcase – feat. Foyle Young Poets

Friday 30 June 2017, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Hosted by Brenda Read-Brown, this event showcases poets at all stages of their development: John Masefield High School Students have worked with the school’s poet…

July 2017
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The Lady of Shalott: Tennyson’s Camelot at Bradford Literature Festival

Saturday 1 July 2017, 5:00 pm6:00 pm

“She hath no loyal knight and true, The Lady of Shalott” Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s The Lady of Shalott is an iconic poem of the Victorian…

Jackie Kay, Scots Makar and Ted Hughes Award 2015 judge

Lyrical Mehfil at Bradford Literature Festival

Saturday 1 July 2017, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Scottish makar, Jackie Kay, headlines this spectacular evening of poetry, featuring an unrivalled line-up of artists that cuts across the cultural divide and brings together…

Poetry @ 3: fundraiser for Grenfell Tower

Thursday 6 July 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.…

Linton Kwesi Johnson

Poetry with a Punch at Bradford Literature Festival

Thursday 6 July 2017, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

This evening of poetry comes at you with an unapologetic political punch, headlined by the father of dub poetry himself, Linton Kwesi Johnson, and accompanied…

National Poetry Competition

National Poetry Competition Winners at Ledbury Poetry Festival

Friday 7 July 2017, 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Join us for a reading at Ledbury Poetry Festival with the top three prize winners of the National Poetry Competition. First prize winner Stephen Sexton…

Poem-A-Thon fundraiser for the Poetry Café

Saturday 22 July 2017, 12:00 pm10:00 pm

61 poets in an all-day non-stop poetry reading to raise funds for the Poetry Café. Each poet will read for eight minutes, entry is by…

August 2017

Poetry @ 3: fundraiser for Grenfell Tower

Thursday 3 August 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.…

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