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January 2018

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 16 January 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

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 Poetry Review Winter Launch

Wednesday 17 January 2018, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Join us at a celebration of the Winter issue of The Poetry Review in The Poetry Café. Our readers will be contributors Ian Humphreys, Holly…

Pen Ting

Thursday 18 January 2018, 6:30 pm10:00 pm

Pen Ting returns with Vol. 4 A new monthly hitting The Poetry Cafe every 3rd Thursday.   The event will be an open mic poetry…

Farrago Poetry

Friday 19 January 2018, 7:00 pm10:00 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]

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Sidekick Remixathon: remodel your poems

Saturday 20 January 2018, 2:00 pm5:30 pm Cost: £25 - £33

Poems. Unloved, dusty and abandoned poems. Whatever shall we do with them? Remix, revamp, remake, remodel, re-use! Sidekick Books editors Kirsten Irving and Jon Stone…

Dream catcher craft and journaling workshop

Saturday 20 January 2018, 2:30 pm5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Saturday, happening 3 times

During this workshop in the Poetry Society’s Studio you’ll learn the history of dreamcatchers and will make your very own to take home. Set and…

Poetry and Shaah

Saturday 20 January 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Poetry and Shaah is a poetry open mic night that takes place every two months in the Poetry Café, co-curated by poets Neimo Askar and…

Mark Huband: The Siege of Monrovia

Monday 22 January 2018, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

The poet Mark Huband will read, in full, his booklength poem ‘The Siege of Monrovia’, introduced by Live Canon director, Helen Eastman. About the poem:…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 23 January 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

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…

Exiled Writers Ink poetry workshop

Wednesday 24 January 2018, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Exiled Writers Ink poetry workshop – A new monthly series  Offered by Catherine Temma Davidson max 10 people Poetry Discussion, Writing Exercises, Feedback and Development…

Write Young Things Read Some Things

Thursday 25 January 2018, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Established in January 2016, Write Young Things is a creative writing group for young women living in the UK. Brought together by a shared love…

Fourth Friday

Friday 26 January 2018, 8:00 pm11:00 pm

Fourth Friday hosted by Hylda Sims – details at fourthfriday.wordpress.com  

Dream catcher craft and journaling workshop

Saturday 27 January 2018, 2:30 pm5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Saturday, happening 3 times

During this workshop in the Poetry Society’s Studio you’ll learn the history of dreamcatchers and will make your very own to take home. Set and…

The New Year Shuffle

Saturday 27 January 2018, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Gale Burns and Chris Beckett present a stunning array of poets to inspire your year: Tim Dooley, Astrid Alben, and Saradha Soibrayen. Supported by Nicola Stringer, James Trevelyan, Dorothy Yamamoto, and…

Oud Night

Monday 29 January 2018, 7:00 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…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 30 January 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

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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Charles Causley: the Sounding Heart

Wednesday 31 January 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: £5 - £7

Join us for Cahal Dahal’s Centenary Lecture on the much-loved poet Charles Causley, presented by The Poetry Society & Charles Causley Trust. Cahal Dallat, Charles…

February 2018

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 1 February 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 – an open mic for poets who like to come out and play during the day.…

Lipped Ink

Friday 2 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Lipped Ink is a monthly event at the Poetry Cafe. (every first Friday of the month) With poetry open mic slots, a featured poet and…

Dream catcher craft and journaling workshop

Saturday 3 February 2018, 2:30 pm5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Saturday, happening 3 times

During this workshop in the Poetry Society’s Studio you’ll learn the history of dreamcatchers and will make your very own to take home. Set and…

Stand By Your Nan

Saturday 3 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

 ‘Stand By Your Nan’ is an Arts Council funded show and storytelling participatory experience about Rachel Sambrooks’ grandmother and yours. Often unsung stories, grandmothers give…

Exiled Writers Ink

Monday 5 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Monthly Exiled Lit Cafe. First Monday of the month throughout the year at 7.30 pm

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 6 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

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 8 February 2018, 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 9 February 2018, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

More information to follow.

Platform 1

Saturday 10 February 2018, 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 until Monday 31 December 2018

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 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

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…

Pen Ting

Thursday 15 February 2018, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

A new monthly hitting The Poetry Cafe every 3rd Thursday. The event is an open mic poetry event with a focus on socio-political discourse and…

South Bank Poetry Launches 28th Issue

Friday 16 February 2018, 7:30 pm9:00 pm

        Start time 19 45 for 20 00 start   Confirmed readers include but are not limited to   Bethany W. Pope…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 20 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

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…

Exiled Writers Ink poetry workshop

Wednesday 21 February 2018, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

  Exiled Writers Ink poetry workshop Offered by Catherine Temma Davidson In the Studio   Poetry Discussion, Writing Exercises, Feedback and Development   Read the…

Hannah Silva: credit: Hayley Madden for The Poetry Society

Feedback on your poems from Hannah Silva, London

Thursday 22 February 2018, 11:15 am6:00 pm Cost: £70

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Hannah Silva. Hannah will be running one-hour sessions…

Stablemates

Thursday 22 February 2018, 7:00 pm8:30 pm

The Stablemates reading series takes place on the last Thursday of the month (well, not December, July or August). Each features three poets from one publisher.…

Fourth Friday

Friday 23 February 2018, 8:00 pm11:00 pm

Poetry and acoustic music at the Poetry Cafe. Hosted by Hylda Sims.

The Shuffle

Saturday 24 February 2018, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Last of the month, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

We host The Shuffle on the last Saturday of each month at The Poetry Cafe in Covent Garden. We aim to bring you a dolly-mixture…

Oud Night

Monday 26 February 2018, 7:00 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…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 27 February 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

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…

March 2018

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 1 March 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 – an open mic for poets who like to come out and play during the day.…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 6 March 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

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…

Platform 1

Saturday 10 March 2018, 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 until Monday 31 December 2018

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 March 2018, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Monday 31 December 2018

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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