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July 2019

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…

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…

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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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…

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…

Poetry Unplugged.

Tuesday 20 August 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…

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

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…

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  

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…

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