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January 2020

The 2020 Shuffle

Saturday 25 January 2020, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Gale Burns, Chris Beckett & Selina Rodriguez present: The 2020 Shuffle with a fresh and exciting lineup of poets, featuring Roisin Tierney, Ruth Fainlight, Jess…

Blossom Rebels: Topic Exchange

Monday 27 January 2020, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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Blossom Rebels is a modern support group for sober rebels. We embrace a forward-thinking, positive outlook and believe an alcohol free lifestyle can be richly rewarding.…

Taqasim Oud Club

Monday 27 January 2020, 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 28 January 2020, 8:00 am5:00 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…

REWRITE – Creative Writing Courses for Black Women & Women of Colour.

Wednesday 29 January 2020, 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, happening 6 times

Are you a Black Woman or Woman of Colour ready to start your writing journey? Join the REWRITE beginners’ course! The classes are designed to…

Temporary Spaces

Wednesday 29 January 2020, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

This is the launch event for The Poetry Society’s new upcoming exhibition, Temporary Spaces. The exhibition and launch event are curated by Astra Papachristodoulou from Poem…

Beginners Modern Calligraphy Nib Workshop

Thursday 30 January 2020, 6:30 pm9:00 pm

Come and join The Modern Calligraphy Co. and learn how to create beautiful lettering in this relaxed and informal class. Modern calligraphy is about lettering…

The Poetry Review Winter issue launch

Thursday 30 January 2020, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: Free

The Poetry Society celebrates the publication of the Winter 2019 issue of The Poetry Review with an exciting line-up of readers featuring Don Paterson, Victoria…

February 2020

Exiled Lit Café

Monday 3 February 2020, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Exiled Writers Ink and Norwegian Pen present Exiled Lit Cafe One Morning I Walked An evening of poetry and song for imprisoned poet Ilhan Comak…

Blossom Rebels: Topic Exchange

Monday 3 February 2020, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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Blossom Rebels is a modern support group for sober rebels. We embrace a forward-thinking, positive outlook and believe an alcohol free lifestyle can be richly rewarding.…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 4 February 2020, 8:00 am5:00 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…

REWRITE – Creative Writing Courses for Black Women & Women of Colour.

Wednesday 5 February 2020, 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, happening 6 times

Are you a Black Woman or Woman of Colour ready to start your writing journey? Join the REWRITE beginners’ course! The classes are designed to…

Spoken Rhythms

Wednesday 5 February 2020, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Spoken Rhythms is the result of volunteer-led poetry workshops that have been running for six months at the British Red Cross Hackney Destitution Resource Centre.…

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 6 February 2020, 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 until Thursday 3 December 2020

Poetry @ 3 is (usually) the first Thursday of each month at the Poetry Cafe – an open mic for poets who like to come…

Blossom Rebels: Topic Exchange

Monday 10 February 2020, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Blossom Rebels is a modern support group for sober rebels. We embrace a forward-thinking, positive outlook and believe an alcohol free lifestyle can be richly rewarding.…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 11 February 2020, 8:00 am5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am 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…

REWRITE – Creative Writing Courses for Black Women & Women of Colour.

Wednesday 12 February 2020, 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, happening 6 times

Are you a Black Woman or Woman of Colour ready to start your writing journey? Join the REWRITE beginners’ course! The classes are designed to…

Survivors Poetry

Thursday 13 February 2020, 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

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…

Blossom Rebels: Topic Exchange

Monday 17 February 2020, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Blossom Rebels is a modern support group for sober rebels. We embrace a forward-thinking, positive outlook and believe an alcohol free lifestyle can be richly rewarding.…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 18 February 2020, 8:00 am5:00 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…

Blossom Rebels Limelight Talk: New Models for Sober Living

Wednesday 19 February 2020, 6:30 pm9:30 pm

Join us for an evening of talks with Laura Willoughby MBE (Club Soda), Emily Nicholls (Portsmouth University) and Freddie Frantzen (Blossom Rebels).   Support Groups…

ignitionpress launch of pamphlets by Mia Kang, Majella Kelly and Alycia Pirmohamed

Thursday 20 February 2020, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Join Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre’s ignitionpress as we launch three exciting new pamphlets from Mia Kang, Majella Kelly, and Alycia Pirmohamed. Suitable for all ages.

Workshop: A Small Press Publishing How-to with Bad Betty Press

Saturday 22 February 2020, 11:00 am1:00 pm Cost: £30 – £35

A practical morning workshop as part of Free Verse, the Poetry Book and Magazine Fair. If you’ve ever dreamed of setting up a small press,…

Blossom Rebels: Topic Exchange

Monday 24 February 2020, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Blossom Rebels is a modern support group for sober rebels. We embrace a forward-thinking, positive outlook and believe an alcohol free lifestyle can be richly rewarding.…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 25 February 2020, 8:00 am5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am 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 Whole Story

Friday 28 February 2020, 8:00 pm10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Whole Story is a new poetry, prose and music night run by Rachel Piercey and Will Pittam, launching on 24 January with readings by…

March 2020

Blossom Rebels: Topic Exchange

Monday 2 March 2020, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Blossom Rebels is a modern support group for sober rebels. We embrace a forward-thinking, positive outlook and believe an alcohol free lifestyle can be richly rewarding.…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 3 March 2020, 8:00 am5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am 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…

ROOTS

Thursday 5 March 2020, 8:00 pm9:00 pm

ROOTS is a solo performance, written and performed by Elisabeth Flett (viola, voice, spoken word) ROOTS A new solo performance about loss, language and cultural…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 10 March 2020, 8:00 am5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am 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 17 March 2020, 8:00 am5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am 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…

Patrician Press – launch of Northern Alchemy by Christine De Luca

Thursday 19 March 2020, 6:30 pm8:30 pm

Patrician Press will present an evening of poetry from three of their poets: Philip Terry, M W Bewick and Christine De Luca’s new bi-lingual (Shetlandic-English)…

April 2020

European Poetry Festival : Latvian poets in collaboration!

Monday 13 April 2020, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

A celebration of contemporary Latvian poetry sees four of Latvia’s most inventive and eminent contemporary poets come to London to present brand new collaborations with…

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