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July 2018

The Power of Poetry: Megan Beech at Apple

Thursday 19 July 2018, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Join award-winning performance poet Megan Beech as part of our month-long collaboration with Apple at their Regent’s St store throughout July. In this session, you’ll…

Body Languages – Verbal Gymnastics by Jim Anderson RE.

Exhibition launch: Apes, birds and books

Friday 20 July 2018, 6:30 pm9:00 pm

Join us at The Poetry Café on Friday 20 July for a celebration of ‘Apes, birds and books’ – Jim Anderson RE’s new show of…

Poets performing on stage at SLAMbassadors throw their hands up in the air

Poetry for Performance Summerversity workshops

Monday 23 July 2018, 11:30 amSaturday 28 July 2018, 4:30 pm

Ever wanted to go to Summerversity? If you’re aged 13-19 you can! Book onto a free week of poetry workshops to explore issues around identity, with…

In Town Tonight: Leah Umansky and Ruth Padel

Monday 23 July 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: £6 – £8

Welcome to In Town Tonight, the reading series where The Poetry Society invites a visiting poet to perform alongside a guest writer of their choice. Leah…

Latin American Poetry Night

Thursday 26 July 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: £6 – £8

‘Blackbird’s gone               – until next year’s               bonanza. He left  a simple cup nest full  of dried twigs, hairs               – courtyard detritus  barely hanging on  a…

August 2018

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 2 August 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.…

Peace sign

Poems Not Bombs

Wednesday 8 August 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Come and perform your poems at the Poetry Cafe. Bring poems on the theme of ‘Poems not Bombs’ – or just bring your lovely poems…

Young Poets Takeover 21 August 2018

Tuesday 21 August 2018, 2:30 am5:00 am Cost: Free

Following the success of our first Young Poets Takeover in June, we’re delighted to announce a second. Join us in The Poetry Café for a…

September 2018

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 6 September 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.…

Henry Normal: This Phantom Breath

Wednesday 12 September 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: £8 – £10

Henry Normal. Photo: Jim Holden. ‘The Alan Bennett of poetry’ – The Scotsman  ‘Dovetails bittersweet poetry with a sublimely observant wit’ – The Guardian  Last time Henry…

October 2018

Practical Visionaries: make a mini-book workshop

Thursday 11 October 2018, 6:30 pm8:30 pm Cost: £17 – £22

A poetry and collage workshop in response to the world and work of William Blake. The Practical Visionary is a collaged dialogue between Sophie Herxheimer and…

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