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June 2018

Readings with Miller Harris: Rachel Long & Flora de Falbe

Tuesday 26 June 2018, 6:30 pm8:30 pm

The first in a series of poetry events curated by The Poetry Society at the new Miller Harris ‘Poet’ store in Westfield London. This reading…

“When I ask you to listen”: Peter Kahn, Malika Booker and Nick Makoha

Wednesday 27 June 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: £6 - £8

The Poetry Society is delighted to present a special reading celebrating legendary writers’ collective Malika’s Kitchen, featuring visiting Chicago-based poet Peter Kahn, recently commended in…

Each imagined pinnacle: new poems inspired by sculpture at the British Museum

Friday 29 June 2018, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

We’re delighted to be working alongside The British Museum on a series of new commissions inspired by its exhibition Rodin and the Art of Ancient…

July 2018

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 5 July 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.…

“I don’t give back a word”: National Poetry Competition 40th anniversary readings at Ledbury Poetry Festival

Thursday 5 July 2018, 3:30 pm5:00 pm

  2017’s National Poetry Competition winners Dom Bury, Mary Jean Chan and Momtaza Mehri read alongside two poetry greats from the competition’s heritage Pascale Petit (who judged the competition in 2017…

“I don’t give back a word”: National Poetry Competition 40th anniversary readings

Thursday 5 July 2018, 3:30 pm5:00 pm

A special 40th anniversary readings event featuring the 2017 winners Dom Bury, Mary Jean Chan and Momtaza Mehri reading alongside two poetry greats from the…

Poets performing on stage at SLAMbassadors throw their hands up in the air

Poetry for Performance Summerversity workshops

Monday 23 July 2018, 11:30 amSaturday 28 July 2018, 4:30 pm

Ever wanted to go to Summerversity? If you’re aged 13-19 you can! Book onto a free week of poetry workshops to explore issues around identity, with…

In Town Tonight: Leah Umansky and Ruth Padel

Monday 23 July 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: £6 - £8

Welcome to In Town Tonight, the reading series where The Poetry Society invites a visiting poet to perform alongside a guest writer of their choice. Leah…

Latin American Poetry Night

Thursday 26 July 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: £6 - £8

Save the date for a night of brilliant Latin American poetry! Full line up and all the details to be confirmed shortly, but meanwhile please…

August 2018

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 2 August 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.…

September 2018

Henry Normal: The Phantom Breath

Wednesday 12 September 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: £8 - £10

Henry Normal. Photo: Jim Holden. ‘The Alan Bennett of poetry’ – The Scotsman  ‘Dovetails bittersweet poetry with a sublimely observant wit’ – The Guardian  Last time Henry…

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