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August 2018

Young Poets Takeover 21 August 2018

Tuesday 21 August 2018, 2:30 pm5:00 pm Cost: Free

Following the success of our first Young Poets Takeover in June, we’re delighted to announce a second. Join us in The Poetry Café for a…

Stanza Bonanza: poems from the Covent Garden & Greenwich Stanzas

Thursday 23 August 2018, 7:30 pm

Another great night of poetry with The Poetry Society Stanzas from Covent Garden and Greenwich – at the beautifully air-conditioned Poetry Cafe. FIND THIS EVENT…

September 2018

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 6 September 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 at the beautifully air-conditioned Poetry Cafe – an open mic for poets who like to come…

Henry Normal: This 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…

In Town Tonight: Heather Christle with Jack Underwood

Monday 17 September 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: £6 – £8

A chance to hear visiting US-poet Heather Christle, author of four poetry collections (Heliopause, What Is Amazing, The Difficult Farm, and The Trees The Trees, which won the 2012…

Free Verse: The Poetry Book and Magazine Fair

Saturday 22 September 2018, 11:00 am5:00 pm

Free Verse is an all-day bazaar, market, library, meeting place, performance venue, information resource and more. Celebrating the vitality of contemporary poetry in the UK,…

Free Verse Workshop: Putting Together a Pamphlet

Saturday 22 September 2018, 11:15 am1:45 pm Cost: £30 – £35

Putting Together a Pamphlet workshop session with Rachel Piercey The way we select, order and present our work can seriously impact the way an editor…

Free Verse Workshop: Get in the Game – building yourself a profile in poetry

Saturday 22 September 2018, 2:30 pm5:00 pm Cost: £30 – £35

Get in the Game workshop session with Rishi Dastidar Building yourself a profile in poetry All those poets whose poems you love reading – they…

Free Verse Gala Reading: Chelsey Minnis

Saturday 22 September 2018, 7:30 pm9:00 pm Cost: £10 – £15

The Poetry Society is excited and honoured to host this special Gala Reading with The Institute of English Studies at the School of Advanced Study,…

October 2018

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 4 October 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 at the beautifully air-conditioned Poetry Cafe – an open mic for poets who like to come…

Practical Visionaries: make a mini-book workshop

Thursday 11 October 2018, 6:30 pm8:30 pm Cost: £17 – £22

A poetry and collage workshop in response to the world and work of William Blake. The Practical Visionary is a collaged dialogue between Sophie Herxheimer and…

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