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March 2019

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday, Skype SOLD OUT

Friday 1 March 2019, 12:00 pmSunday 31 March 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT – FIND OUT MORE ABOUT JOHN GLENDAY AND POETRY SURGERY This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on…

Judy Brown

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

Friday 1 March 2019, 12:00 pmSunday 31 March 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

THIS POETRY SURGERY IS SOLD OUT but find out more about Judy Brown and FUTURE DATES for Poetry Surgery This is a wonderful opportunity to…

Taqasim Oud Club

Monday 25 March 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 26 March 2019, 7:30 pmTuesday 28 May 2019, 10:30 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…

The Friendship Cliché: Selby / Williams / Scott / Doegar

Wednesday 27 March 2019, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

George Herbert wrote that “the best mirror is an old friend”, come and join four tarnished mirrors – Anna Selby, Chrissy Williams, Richard Scott and…

Film Society/Film Club

Thursday 28 March 2019, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Screening of Beast (2017) During Feb, March and April we are showing Apostasy, Beast and Funny Cow as part of the series “Beyond the Kitchen Sink: New British Films in the…

Hog-o-rama – Gladrags and Sticklebacks

Thursday 28 March 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

Hog-o-rama sees The Hedgehog Poetry Press launching new collections from Karen Dennison and James Simpson along with Six new Micro-Collection Sticklebacks from Melissa Fu, C.R.…

Fourth Friday

Friday 29 March 2019, 8:00 pm10:00 pm

Italian lutanist Mario Pepini + poetry from Harry Eyres and Peter Phillips   Fourth Friday is a poetry and music event  held at the  Poetry Cafe,…

Out-Spoken Poetry Masterclass with Rachael Allen

Saturday 30 March 2019, 1:00 pm4:00 pm

Out-Spoken’s Poetry Masterclass is a monthly three hour weekend workshop which is facilitated by leading UK/US poets. This session will be led by British poet…

April 2019

Judy Brown

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

Monday 1 April 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…

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday, Skype SOLD OUT

Monday 1 April 2019, 12:00 pmTuesday 30 April 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT – FIND OUT MORE ABOUT JOHN GLENDAY AND POETRY SURGERY   This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry…

Judy Brown

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

Monday 1 April 2019, 12:00 pmTuesday 30 April 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…

Exiled Writers

Monday 1 April 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
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  Africa-London: Outsiders Insiders Christina Fonthes, Fatima Hagi, Hasani Hasani, Amos Ruiz, Freddy Matcha and Alemu Tabeje. Music: Otto Gumaelius Christina Fonthes is a Congolese-British…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 2 April 2019, 7:30 pmTuesday 4 June 2019, 10:30 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 and Music – Amy Balog: ‘The Mighty Flame’ Book Launch

Wednesday 3 April 2019, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Amy Balog performs poems from her new collection ‘The Mighty Flame’, accompanied by jazz guitarist Carlos Ferrao’s dark soundscapes and psychedelic riffs. The book’s main…

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 4 April 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…

Book Launch Event – “Dead Cats Don’t Meow – Don’t waste the ninth life”.

Thursday 4 April 2019, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Tolu’ A. Akinyemi, renowned author of Dead Lions Don’t Roar, Unravel Your Hidden Gems and Dead Dogs Don’t Bark is holding a VIP launch night…

She Grrrowls

Friday 5 April 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

She Grrrowls is a feminist arts night focused on showcasing women and non-binary people in poetry and spoken word. The show consists of features acts,…

STORYTIME FOR KIDS AT THE POETRY CAFÉ

Saturday 6 April 2019, 1:30 pm4:30 pm

A Storytelling event for children 4-9 accompanied by at least one adult. This is an activity for the school holidays and the children will not…

70th Anniversary of NATO – an Anti-War perspective by the Ad Hoc Committee for ‘The Things That Make For Peace’.

Saturday 6 April 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

An informed talk on NATO in the 1st half followed by discussion. A cultural program of poetry and music in the 2nd half.

European Poetry Festival : Swiss poetry in collaboration

Monday 8 April 2019, 7:30 pm9:00 pm

Six of Switzerland’s most dynamic and innovative contemporary poets come to London to present brand new collaborations with Britain-based counterparts. This special focus event pairs…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 9 April 2019, 7:30 pmTuesday 11 June 2019, 10:30 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…

Three poets celebrate George Eliot’s Bi-Centenary

Wednesday 10 April 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Gill McEvoy, Katherine Gallagher & Margaret Eddershaw celebrate with readings and a dramatic poem about Eliot’s life, From George to George, with original piano score…

Survivors Poetry

Thursday 11 April 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

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…

Isabel Galleymore: Significant Other Book Launch

Friday 12 April 2019, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Please join us to celebrate the London launch of Isabel Galleymore’s debut collection, Significant Other, with an evening of celebratory readings from Isabel, Emily Hasler…

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

Saturday 13 April 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…

Yiddish Open Mic Café

Saturday 13 April 2019, 3:00 pm6:00 pm

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…

Platform 1

Saturday 13 April 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

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…

Jean Sprackland and Friends

Monday 15 April 2019, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: £6 – £8

Save the date! We have early notice of a reading by Jean Sprackland, and are busy confirming the details which we’ll have for you shortly.…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 16 April 2019, 7:30 pmTuesday 18 June 2019, 10:30 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…

The Verse Club: Creative writing workshop

Thursday 18 April 2019, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

The workshops run from 6-8pm at the Poetry café on once every 2 weeks on a Thursday. There is a poetry night at the end…

Farrago

Thursday 18 April 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

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 – [email protected]

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 23 April 2019, 7:30 pmTuesday 25 June 2019, 10:30 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…

The Craft of Poetry

Wednesday 24 April 2019, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

For refugees and migrants Free monthly workshops for Exiled Writers Ink members. with Catherine Temma Davidson, poet and experienced tutor   https://www.facebook.com/ExiledWriters/ [email protected] 020-8458 1910…

Hot Dog Books and Trouser Books: poetry & folded book workshop

Thursday 25 April 2019, 10:30 am4:30 pm Cost: £45 – £55

How would your poems look presented in a Hot Dog book? Or a Trouser book? What about a Jacob’s Ladder Accordion Flexagon book? To coincide with…

Film Society/Film Club

Thursday 25 April 2019, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

 Funny Cow as part of the series “Beyond the Kitchen Sink: New British Films in the 60’s tradition” This is a standout British drama that pointedly…

Rebecca Goss, photo credit Lucy Carter

1-1 feedback on your poems with Rebecca Goss, London

Friday 26 April 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 Rebecca Goss. Rebecca runs one-hour sessions in The…

Fourth Friday

Friday 26 April 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…

Annual Joint event of the Siegfried Sassoon Fellowship and Wilfred Owen Association

Saturday 27 April 2019, 2:00 pm7:00 pm

Our annual Spring event in London is an informal get-together with talks by two speakers on topics related to Sassoon and Owen. This year’s speakers…

The Shuffle

Saturday 27 April 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Hosted by Gale Burns and Chris Beckett.

Judy Brown

Feedback on your poems with Judy Brown, London SOLD OUT

Monday 29 April 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 a…

Launch of Life Lessons, poetry by Richard Aronowitz

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

Richard Aronowitz, whose poems were shortlisted for the Troubadour International Poetry Prize and the Bridport Prize, will be reading from his debut collection “Life Lessons”…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 30 April 2019, 7:30 pmTuesday 2 July 2019, 10:30 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…

May 2019

Feedback on your poems with John Glenday, Skype SOLD OUT

Wednesday 1 May 2019, 12:00 pmFriday 31 May 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

SOLD OUT – FIND OUT MORE ABOUT JOHN GLENDAY AND POETRY SURGERY This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis…

She Grrrowls

Friday 3 May 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

She Grrrowls is a feminist arts night focused on showcasing women and non-binary people in poetry and spoken word. The show consists of features acts,…

Only Air book launch

Saturday 4 May 2019, 8:00 pm9:30 pm

1n 1996 Stephen Lightbown, aged 16, went sledging in the snow, hit a tree and suffered a life changing accident which left him paralysed. In…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 7 May 2019, 7:30 pmTuesday 9 July 2019, 10:30 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 9 May 2019, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Poetry @ 3 is first Thursday of each month at the beautifully air-conditioned Poetry Cafe – an open mic for poets who like to come…

Survivors Poetry

Thursday 9 May 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

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 10 May 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

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 – [email protected]

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

Saturday 11 May 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…

Understanding the Mother-Daughter Relationship – Poetry Therapy Workshop

Saturday 11 May 2019, 12:00 pm5:00 pm

“The mother-daughter relationship is an essential, powerful force in every woman’s life. When a woman understands more about her relationship with her mother and her…

Platform 1

Saturday 11 May 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

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…

Exiled Writers

Monday 13 May 2019, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Monthly Exiled Lit Cafe, usually first Monday of the month throughout the year at 7pm.       

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 14 May 2019, 7:30 pmTuesday 16 July 2019, 10:30 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…

Dirt

Wednesday 15 May 2019, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Dirt is compulsive behaviour, undignified things and a source of life – poets and artists consider how dirt can damage or become beautiful. With Sophie…

Poem-A-Thon at the Poetry Cafe

Saturday 18 May 2019, 12:00 pm10:00 pm

A non-stop Poem-a-Thon featuring an astonishing line-up of sixty poets over ten hours. Each poet will read for eight minutes, entry is by donation, and…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 21 May 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 Unplugged

Tuesday 21 May 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 Unplugged

Tuesday 21 May 2019, 7:30 pmTuesday 23 July 2019, 10:30 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…

June 2019

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

Saturday 1 June 2019, 12:00 pmSunday 30 June 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £70

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 JUNE 2019.…

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

Saturday 15 June 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…

July 2019

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

Monday 1 July 2019, 12:00 pmWednesday 31 July 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 JULY 2019.…

August 2019

1-1 feedback on your poems with John Glenday

Thursday 1 August 2019, 12:00 pmSaturday 31 August 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 AUGUST 2019.…

September 2019

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…

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