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June 2017

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday SOLD OUT

Thursday 1 June 2017, 12:00 pmFriday 30 June 2017, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This event is sold out but find future dates, and more about John Glenday and Poetry Surgery This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 27 June 2017, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday 15 August 2017

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up by email ([email protected]) up to a week before the event (no later than 2pm on the day) or…

Book Launch: Suzanna Fitzpatrick’s Fledglings (Red Squirrel Press)

Wednesday 28 June 2017, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Book Launch: Suzanna Fitzpatrick’s Fledglings (Red Squirrel Press) Fledglings (Red Squirrel Press) is Suzanna Fitzpatrick’s debut pamphlet, exploring pregnancy, birth and motherhood.  Suzanna will give…

Katrina Naomi

1-1 Feedback on your poems with Katrina Naomi

Thursday 29 June 2017, 3:00 pm9:00 pm Cost: £55 - £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Katrina Naomi, a relaxed but in-depth analysis of…

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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

Feedback on your poems from John Glenday: Skype or FaceTime

Saturday 1 July 2017, 12:00 pmMonday 31 July 2017, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor John Glenday, wherever you live. John runs one-hour…

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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…

July Film Club at the Poetry Café

Monday 3 July 2017, 12:00 pmMonday 31 July 2017, 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until Monday 10 July 2017

Every Monday in July! Film Club at the Poetry Café Key 20th century classics: presented by John Wischmeyer (5 consecutive weeks) View classic films of…

Exiled Writers

Monday 3 July 2017, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

An Evening with the Kurds: Uniting all parts of Kurdistan through poetry and music. Exiled Writers Ink, established in 2000, develops and promotes the creative literary…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 4 July 2017, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday 15 August 2017

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up by email ([email protected]) up to a week before the event (no later than 2pm on the day) or…

Poetry@3

Poetry @ 3

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…

Lipped Ink

Friday 7 July 2017, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

Featuring Sophia Walker! A monthly mix of open mic, a guided visualisation meditation and a featured poet. Arrive before 8 to be almost certain to be…

Judy Brown

1-1 Poetry Surgery with Judy Brown, Derby

Saturday 8 July 2017, 10:15 am12:30 pm Cost: £55

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…

Platform 1

Saturday 8 July 2017, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Platform 1 is a regular poetry and spoken word night which aims to bring an eclectic mix of poets and spoken word artists together giving…

July Film Club at the Poetry Café

Monday 10 July 2017, 12:00 pmMonday 7 August 2017, 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until Monday 10 July 2017

Every Monday in July! Film Club at the Poetry Café Key 20th century classics: presented by John Wischmeyer (5 consecutive weeks) View classic films of…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 11 July 2017, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday 15 August 2017

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up by email ([email protected]) up to a week before the event (no later than 2pm on the day) or…

Survivor’s Poetry

Thursday 13 July 2017, 8:00 pm10:30 pm

Featured performers TBA + Open Mic. Please arrive early if you wish to perform. Razz will be your mc. Survivors Poetry’s monthly event provides a creative…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 18 July 2017, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday 15 August 2017

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up by email ([email protected]) up to a week before the event (no later than 2pm on the day) or…

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…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 25 July 2017, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday 15 August 2017

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up by email ([email protected]) up to a week before the event (no later than 2pm on the day) or…

Pen Ting

Thursday 27 July 2017, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

Details TBA but it’s gonna be solid. 

Fourth Friday

Friday 28 July 2017, 8:00 pm10:00 pm

Returns to the cafe for poetry, acoustic music, and a summer party.  Featured poets plus voices from the floor; music: blues/original songs/more

Katharine Towers

Feedback on your poems with Katharine Towers, Sheffield SOLD OUT

Saturday 29 July 2017, 2:00 pm5:00 pm Cost: £60

This session is SOLD OUT but find out more about Katharine and Poetry Surgery One hour sessions are 1pm, 2pm and 3pm at Quakers Meeting…

The Shuffle

Saturday 29 July 2017, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Line up TBA! Presented by Gale Burns & Chris Beckett Refreshments from bar

Sounds of the Oud with Open-mic and Poetry

Monday 31 July 2017, 7:30 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…

August 2017

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday: Skype or FaceTime

Tuesday 1 August 2017, 12:00 pmThursday 31 August 2017, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor John Glenday, wherever you live. John runs one-hour…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 1 August 2017, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday 15 August 2017

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up by email ([email protected]) up to a week before the event (no later than 2pm on the day) or…

Helen May Williams

Personal feedback on your poems from Helen May Williams, Laugharne

Thursday 3 August 2017, 11:00 am4:00 pm Cost: £30

A one-hour 1-1 session with poet and tutor Helen May Williams: a relaxed but in-depth analysis of your poems. Identify strategies for further developing your…

Poetry@3

Poetry @ 3

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.…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 8 August 2017, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday 15 August 2017

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up by email ([email protected]) up to a week before the event (no later than 2pm on the day) or…

Helen May Williams

Personal feedback on your poems with Helen May Williams, Swansea

Saturday 12 August 2017, 10:00 am6:00 pm Cost: £30

A one-hour 1-1 session with poet and tutor Helen May Williams: a relaxed but in-depth analysis of your poems. Identify strategies for further developing your…

Judy Brown

1-1 feedback on your poems with Judy Brown, Derby

Saturday 12 August 2017, 10:15 am12:30 pm Cost: £55

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 15 August 2017, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday 15 August 2017

London’s premier open mic night. Sign up by email ([email protected]) up to a week before the event (no later than 2pm on the day) or…

September 2017

Feedback on your poems from John Glenday: Skype or FaceTime

Friday 1 September 2017, 12:00 pmSaturday 30 September 2017, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor John Glenday, wherever you live. John runs one-hour…

Feedback on your poems with Alison Chisholm, Southport

Saturday 30 September 2017, 10:00 am1:00 pm Cost: £50

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Alison Chisholm, a relaxed but in-depth analysis of…

October 2017

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday: Skype or FaceTime

Sunday 1 October 2017, 12:00 pmTuesday 31 October 2017, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor John Glenday, wherever you live. John runs one-hour…

November 2017

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday: Skype or FaceTime

Wednesday 1 November 2017, 12:00 pmThursday 30 November 2017, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor John Glenday, wherever you live. John runs one-hour…

December 2017

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday: Skype or FaceTime

Friday 1 December 2017, 12:00 pmThursday 21 December 2017, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor John Glenday, wherever you live. John runs one-hour…

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