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July 2019

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday, Skype SOLD OUT

Monday 1 July 2019, 12:00 pmWednesday 31 July 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about John Glenday and future Poetry Surgery dates This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry…

Judy Brown

1-1 feedback on your poems with Judy Brown, Skype SOLD OUT

Monday 1 July 2019, 12:00 pmWednesday 31 July 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about Judy Brown and FUTURE DATES for Poetry Surgery This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your…

Poetry Unplugged.

Tuesday 16 July 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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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…

artBLAB London

Thursday 18 July 2019, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Five ground-breaking artists. Five laid-back talks. One evening not to miss. Join us for an evening of talks about art and its whereabouts and discover…

Small Business, BIG Results!

Friday 19 July 2019, 10:00 am4:00 pm

A one day workshop with Mel Larsen, The Dream Project Coach at The Poetry Café – just 3 minutes walk from Covent Garden. “Are you…

Launch of Jessica Mookherjee’s ‘Tigress’ (Nine Arches Press) & Julia Webb’s ‘Threat’ (Nine Arches Press)

Friday 19 July 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

This is the book launch of Nine Arches Press Poets, Jessica Mookherjee and Julia Webb. Come and celebrate two fierce collections. Jessica Mookherjee’s second collection…

1-1 feedback on your poems with Heidi Williamson, Skype

Saturday 20 July 2019, 10:00 am4:30 pm Cost: £60

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

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The Moon in Poetry

Sunday 21 July 2019, 4:00 pm5:00 pm

From Sappho to Li Bai, P.B. Shelley to Federico García Lorca, Warsan Shire to Alice Oswald, the moon has always loomed large in poetic traditions…

Monday Afternoon Film Class: The Whole History of Hollywood — stars, scandals, studios and style. Tutor: John Wischmeyer

Monday 22 July 2019, 12:00 pm2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until Tuesday 30 July 2019

What is the course about? Overview of the whole Hollywood story: Origin of the studios and why they located to Los Angeles and Hollywood Beginnings…

ignitionpress launch of pamphlets by Joanna Ingham, Sarah Shapiro and Jennifer Lee Tsai

Monday 22 July 2019, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre’s ignitionpress launches its latest three pamphlets by Joanna Ingham, Sarah Shapiro and Jennifer Lee Tsai. Although this event is free, we…

Poetry Unplugged.

Tuesday 23 July 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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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…

Iraqi Poetry Night

Thursday 25 July 2019, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

AMAR Foundation is delighted to invite you to hear three of Iraq’s celebrated expatriate poets at the Poetry Society Cafe for an informal and enlightening…

Fourth Friday Summer Party

Friday 26 July 2019, 8:00 pm10:00 pm

Fourth Friday is a poetry and music event  held at the  Poetry Cafe, Covent Garden. It takes place at 8pm on the fourth (not necessarily…

Judy Brown

1-1 feedback on your poems with Judy Brown, London SOLD OUT

Monday 29 July 2019, 11:15 am5:45 pm Cost: £70

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about Judy Brown and Poetry Surgeries   This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on…

Monday Afternoon Film Class: The Whole History of Hollywood — stars, scandals, studios and style. Tutor: John Wischmeyer

Monday 29 July 2019, 12:00 pm2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until Tuesday 30 July 2019

What is the course about? Overview of the whole Hollywood story: Origin of the studios and why they located to Los Angeles and Hollywood Beginnings…

Taqasim Oud Club

Monday 29 July 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

The Taqasim Oud Club is an open-mic poetry and music event where amateurs and professionals are invited to share their material with fellow Taqasim Music…

Poetry Unplugged.

Tuesday 30 July 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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…

August 2019

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday SOLD OUT

Thursday 1 August 2019, 12:00 pmSaturday 31 August 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about John Glenday and future Poetry Surgery dates This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry…

Judy Brown

1-1 feedback on your poems with Judy Brown, Skype SOLD OUT

Thursday 1 August 2019, 12:00 pmSaturday 31 August 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Find out more about Judy Brown and Poetry Surgery, including future dates.   This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss…

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 1 August 2019, 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…

Exiled Writers Ink with Saqi Books: Voices from a Divided City

Monday 5 August 2019, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Join us for the book launch of Nicosia Beyond Barriers, the first book evoking experiences from both sides of the border in Nicosia, the world’s…

Poetry Unplugged.

Tuesday 6 August 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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…

New Poets Prize Winners 2018 Pamphlet Reading

Wednesday 7 August 2019, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

The event will be a reading from the four winners of the 2018 New Poets Prize (run by Poetry Business). Following their winning of the…

Survivors Poetry

Thursday 8 August 2019, 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 indefinitely

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…

Farrago

Friday 9 August 2019, 7:00 pm10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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  

Platform 1

Saturday 10 August 2019, 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 indefinitely

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 August 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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…

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Young Poets Network Poetry in Translation workshop with Clare Pollard

Wednesday 14 August 2019, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Have you ever translated a poem? This summer, Young Poets Network has teamed up with Modern Poetry in Translation to challenge young writers worldwide to try…

Do You See What I Hear?

Thursday 15 August 2019, 7:30 pm8:30 pm

A dramatic conversation between music and spoken word, hailed as “Incredibly modern and inventive” by Edinburgh Guide. Internationally acclaimed composer James Wright Glasgow performs the…

1-1 Poetry Surgery with Heidi Williamson, Skype

Saturday 17 August 2019, 10:00 am4:30 pm Cost: £60

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

Judy Brown

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

Monday 19 August 2019, 11:15 am5:45 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 20 August 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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…

Yiddish Open Mic Café

Saturday 24 August 2019, 3:00 pm6:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday 16 July 2019 at 3:00pm

A first for London, the Yiddish Open Mic Café welcomes short contributions in Yiddish from individuals or groups. Poetry, song, theatre pieces, sketches are all…

Poetry Unplugged.

Tuesday 27 August 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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…

September 2019

1-1 feedback on your poems with John Glenday, Skype SOLD OUT

Sunday 1 September 2019, 12:00 pmMonday 30 September 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

*THIS SESSION IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about John Glenday and future Poetry Surgery dates This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry…

Robert Peake 2018

1-1 feedback on your poems with Robert Peake, St Albans

Sunday 1 September 2019, 2:00 pm4:15 pm Cost: £50

This is a fantastic opportunity to discuss your work one-to-one with Robert Peake, a poet with an international perspective. Robert takes a friendly and sincere…

Judy Brown

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

Monday 2 September 2019, 12:00 pmMonday 30 September 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis via Skype with poet and tutor Judy Brown, wherever you live and…

Poetry Unplugged.

Tuesday 3 September 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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 September 2019, 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…

Art Does Not Get You A Job: network launch

Thursday 5 September 2019, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Welcome to the launch of a new arts network! Tonight’s event is to launch the new interdisciplinary and collaborative creative arts network art does not get…

Roz Goddard

1-1 feedback on your poems with Roz Goddard, Birmingham SOLD OUT

Saturday 7 September 2019, 1:00 pm6:00 pm Cost: £55

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Find out more about Roz and future sessions Roz runs one-hour sessions in a lovely room at Birmingham Buddhist Centre,…

Poetry Unplugged.

Tuesday 10 September 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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…

Survivors Poetry

Thursday 12 September 2019, 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 indefinitely

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…

Farrago

Friday 13 September 2019, 7:00 pm10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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  

1-1 feedback on your poems with Heidi Williamson, Skype

Saturday 14 September 2019, 10:00 am4:30 pm Cost: £60

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

Platform 1

Saturday 14 September 2019, 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 indefinitely

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…

1-1 feedback on your poems with Alison Chisholm, Southport

Saturday 21 September 2019, 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 2019

1-1 feedback on your poems with John Glenday, via Skype SOLD OUT

Tuesday 1 October 2019, 12:00 pmThursday 31 October 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about John Glenday and future Poetry Surgery dates   This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your…

Judy Brown

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

Tuesday 1 October 2019, 12:00 pmThursday 31 October 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis via Skype with poet and tutor Judy Brown, wherever you live and…

Roz Goddard

1-1 feedback on your poems with Roz Goddard, Birmingham

Saturday 12 October 2019, 1:00 pm6:00 pm Cost: £55

Roz runs one-hour sessions in a lovely room at Birmingham Buddhist Centre, 11 Park Road, Moseley, B13 8AB. Easy to get to and, if it’s…

November 2019

1-1 feedback on your poems with John Glenday, Skype

Friday 1 November 2019, 12:00 pmSaturday 30 November 2019, 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, during NOVEMBER 2019.…

Judy Brown

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

Friday 1 November 2019, 12:00 pmSaturday 30 November 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis via Skype with poet and tutor Judy Brown, wherever you live and…

December 2019

1-1 feedback on your poems with John Glenday, Skype

Sunday 1 December 2019, 12:00 pmFriday 20 December 2019, 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, during DECEMBER 2019.…

Judy Brown

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

Monday 2 December 2019, 12:00 pmFriday 20 December 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis via Skype with poet and tutor Judy Brown, wherever you live and…

February 2020

Free Verse Poetry Book & Magazine Fair

Saturday 22 February 2020

Make a note in your calendars now for the next Free Verse Poetry Book & Magazine Fair! Free Verse regulars will notice The Poetry Society…

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