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January 2020

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

Wednesday 22 January 2020, 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm 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…

CANCELLED – The Whole Story

Friday 24 January 2020, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm 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. Every fourth Friday of the month, we…

Alyson Hallett

1-1 feedback on your poems with Alyson Hallet, Bath

Saturday 25 January 2020, 1:30 pm4:30 pm Cost: £55

note: This event was originally scheduled for 7 December 2019 but has been postponed to January 2020. This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your…

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…

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…

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

1-1 feedback on your poems with John Glenday (Skype) SOLD OUT

Saturday 1 February 2020, 12:00 pm9:00 pm Cost: £60

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about John Glenday and future Poetry Surgery date This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry…

Judy Brown

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

Saturday 1 February 2020, 12:00 pmSaturday 29 February 2020, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about Judy Brown and Poetry Surgery, including future dates. This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your…

Judy Brown

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

Monday 3 February 2020, 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…

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…

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 3:00 pm 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…

1-1 feedback on your poems with Katharine Towers, Sheffield SOLD OUT

Saturday 8 February 2020, 2:00 pm5:00 pm Cost: £60

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about Katharine and Poetry Surgery Note that the date for this event was originally SAT 1 FEBRUARY…

1-1 feedback on your poems with Heidi Williamson (Skype)

Saturday 15 February 2020, 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 15 February 2020, 3:00 pm6:00 pm
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One event on Saturday 23 May 2020 at 3:00 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…

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…

CANCELLED – Exiled Writers Ink Craft of Poetry workshops for refugees and migrants for Post-Beginners

Thursday 20 February 2020, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled because the teacher is unwell. Apologies for the inconvenience.   Poetry Discussion – Writing Exercises – Feedback – Development.…

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.

Free Verse Poetry Book & Magazine Fair

Saturday 22 February 2020

Free Verse is an all-day market, celebrating the vitality of contemporary poetry in the UK, publishers and organisations both large and small, both experimental and…

Free Verse Fair breakfast and lunch offer for exhibitors – pre sale ends 21/02/20 17:00

Saturday 22 February 2020, 10:00 am4:30 pm Cost: £5.50 – £13

The Poetry Café delivers breakfast and lunch to your table! Choose any coffee and a pastry for breakfast (delivered to your table between 10:00 and…

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,…

Workshop: a mini editing masterclass with Will Harris

Saturday 22 February 2020, 2:00 pm4:30 pm Cost: £30 – £35

A practical afternoon workshop as part of Free Verse, the Poetry Book and Magazine Fair. Poet, essayist and editor Will Harris is one of the…

Free Verse Evening Readings

Saturday 22 February 2020, 6:30 pm8:30 pm

Eight minutes to wow the crowd. A selection of poets, publishers and wild-card guests demonstrate their tricks and flairs in the shortest of slots. After…

Taqasim Oud Club

Monday 24 February 2020, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

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…

Pen-Ting Poetry

Wednesday 26 February 2020, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Headliners – Amina Jama (A Warning To The House That Holds Me) published on Flipped Eye Olivia Douglass – founder of Slow Grounds (literary arts…

Exhibition celebration: What the Dickens?

Thursday 27 February 2020, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Meet the artist at a free celebration of our latest Café exhibition… Please join us at The Poetry Café on 27 February to celebrate the…

Beginners Modern Calligraphy Pointed Nib Evening Workshop

Thursday 27 February 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 Whole Story

Friday 28 February 2020, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

The Whole Story is a new poetry, prose and music night run by Rachel Piercey and Will Pittam. Every fourth Friday of the month, we…

1-1 feedback on your poems with Mab Jones, Cardiff SOLD OUT

Saturday 29 February 2020, 11:00 am5:15 pm Cost: £50

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about Mab and future Poetry Surgeries This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a…

CANCELLED #TooOld – The Play

Saturday 29 February 2020, 1:00 pm2:15 pm

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled; everyone who has bought tickets will be contacted shortly. We apologise for the inconvenience.          My…

CANCELLED – Craft of Poetry course for Refugees and Migrants

Saturday 29 February 2020, 3:00 pm5:00 pm
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One event on Saturday 21 March 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Saturday 11 April 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Saturday 23 May 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Saturday 20 June 2020 at 3:00 pm

It is aimed at refugees and migrants who are already writing a little and will be a wonderful opportunity for them to create new work and…

The Queer Shuffle

Saturday 29 February 2020, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Gale Burns, Chris Beckett & Selina Rodrigues present The Fabulous QUEER SHUFFLE!! starring Maureen Duffy, Keith Jarrett, Richard Scott, Greg Woods, Martha Sprackland & Max…

March 2020

1-1 feedback on your poems with John Glenday (Skype) SOLD OUT

Sunday 1 March 2020, 12:00 pmTuesday 31 March 2020, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Find out more about John Glenday and future Poetry Surgery date This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry…

Judy Brown

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

Sunday 1 March 2020, 12:00 pmTuesday 31 March 2020, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about Judy Brown and Poetry Surgery, including future dates.   This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss…

The Oscars Film Festival Screening of JUDY (2019).

Monday 2 March 2020, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

JUDY (2019). Showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London for a sold-out run and a whirlwind romance in 1969. Her voice has weakened —…

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

Tuesday 3 March 2020, 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, 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…

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Stanza Bonanza: showcase for poets from Barnes, Chiswick and Clapham

Wednesday 4 March 2020, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

FIND THIS EVENT ON FACEBOOK The Poetry Society presents a lovely evening of poetry from two of its Stanzas – poets from Barnes & Chiswick,…

[UPDATED] Poetry @ 3

Thursday 5 March 2020, 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Thursday 3 December 2020

  Programme change: Owing to the current situation related to coronavirus, all our in-person live events are on hold. We are currently looking at ways…

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…

1-1 feedback on your poems with Alison Chisholm, Southport SOLD OUT

Saturday 7 March 2020, 10:00 am1:00 pm Cost: £50

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find more information on Alison, and future dates This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one…

Judy Brown

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

Monday 9 March 2020, 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…

Launch of ‘Letters Home’ by Jennifer Wong

Monday 9 March 2020, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Join Jennifer Wong, Mary Jean Chan and Nina Mingya Powles at the Poetry Cafe for the launch of Jennifer’s new collection of poems Letters Home.…

Dempsey & Windle Spring Showcase

Wednesday 11 March 2020, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Six poets whose collections have recently been published by Dempsey & Windle will be read ing from their books and there is an open mic.…

Cancelled- Platform 1

Saturday 14 March 2020, 8:00 am5:00 pm

This event has been cancelled, so sorry for the inconvenience. Platform 1 is an opportunity for up and coming poets to perform alongside established acts.…

1-1 feedback on your poems with Heidi Williamson (Skype)

Saturday 14 March 2020, 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…

Culture Matters Presents, Witches, Warriors, Workers: An anthology of contemporary working women’s poetry. The London Launch.

Saturday 14 March 2020, 1:00 pm4:00 pm

This is the London launch for Culture Matters’ new anthology of contemporary women’s poetry. Co-editor Fran Lock will host a series of readings from contributors,…

The Oscars Film Festival Screening of JOKER (2019).

Monday 16 March 2020, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

  JOKER (2019) the Oscar-winning cello score by Hildur Guðnadóttir — mournful, dark, fractured — tells the story in this utterly compelling film. Gotham City…

CANCELLED – Exiled Writers Ink Craft of Poetry workshops for refugees and migrants for Post-Beginners

Wednesday 18 March 2020, 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday 22 April 2020 at 6:00 pm

Poetry Discussion – Writing Exercises – Feedback – Development. Read the poems of writers from around the world, respond to a poetry point and writing…

CANCELLED – Magma Poetry Competition: Winners Announced!

Wednesday 18 March 2020, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

This event is to announce the winners of the Magma Poetry Competition, which was judged by Caroline Bird and Magma Editors. The event will feature…

CANCELLED – 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)…

CANCELLED – The Oscars Film Festival Screening of ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD (2019).

Friday 20 March 2020, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD (2019). Quentin Tarantino is driven by cultural nostalgia for the classic age of Hollywood movies and the event that ended…

Alyson Hallett

1-1 Poetry Surgery with Alyson Hallett, Bath SOLD OUT

Saturday 21 March 2020, 1:30 pm4:30 pm Cost: £55

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about Alyson and future dates This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one…

CANCELLED – Against the Grain Double Launch Party

Saturday 21 March 2020, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Against the Grain Press is delighted to launch Olga Dermott-Bond’s apple, fallen and Denise Bundred’s Litany of the Cardiologist. Readings by poets and their guests.…

CANCELLED – Poets vs Sexual Harassment

Monday 23 March 2020, 6:30 pm11:00 pm

Poets Versus is a literary platform for emerging and established poets tackling social injustice and promoting equality. Each round will address a specific social issue:…

CANCELLED – Beginners Modern Calligraphy Nib Workshop

Wednesday 25 March 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…

CANCELLED – Pen-Ting Poetry

Wednesday 25 March 2020, 6:30 pm10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, happening 4 times

The freshest poetry open mic in London returns to The Poetry Café for 2020! Join the Pen-Ting crew, bringing you the waviest of poetry waves…

CANCELLED – Zen Poetry

Thursday 26 March 2020, 7:30 pm9:00 pm

Please join us for a sharing of Zen poetry both old and new, featuring founder, Julian Daizan Skinner and others from the Zenways yoga and…

CANCELLED – The Whole Story

Friday 27 March 2020, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

A new poetry, prose and music night run by Rachel Piercey and Will Pittam, on the fourth Friday of the month. 27 March, 7 for…

CANCELLED – The Shuffle

Saturday 28 March 2020, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

the hothouse of contemporary poetry   A friendly evening of invited poets, both established and developing, sometimes put together with a cutting edge theme.  …

CANCELLED – Women’s History Month Conference

Sunday 29 March 2020, 1:00 pm4:00 pm

Our event is about the impact that women have had in the stand against social injustice and the work that has been done in the…

CANCELLED – Taqasim Oud Club

Monday 30 March 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…

April 2020

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

Wednesday 1 April 2020, 12:00 pmThursday 30 April 2020, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

THIS SESSION IS SOLD OUT – Find out more about John Glenday and future Poetry Surgery date This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your…

Judy Brown

1-1 feedback on your poems with Judy Brown (Skype)

Wednesday 1 April 2020, 12:00 pmThursday 30 April 2020, 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…

CANCELLED – Laurie Eaves: Biceps Book Launch

Wednesday 1 April 2020, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Laurie Eaves launches his debut collection Biceps with Burning Eye Books. Biceps is a love story, following a relationship from first sparks one frosty bonfire…

CANCELLED – Beginners Modern Calligraphy Nib Workshop

Thursday 2 April 2020, 10:30 am1:00 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…

CANCELLED – ignitionpress Collective

Thursday 2 April 2020, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

In an exciting and rare event, ignitionpress is proud to present a collective reading by seven poets published by the press: Lily Blacksell, Mary Jean…

CANCELLED – Modern calligraphy Masterclasses

Saturday 4 April 2020, 10:00 am3:00 pm
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One event on Sunday 5 April 2020 at 10:00 am

Unique in the UK, The Modern Calligraphy Co. Nib and Brush Live Event Masterclasses have been designed to give you the skills and confidence you…

ONLINE – artBLAB

Saturday 4 April 2020, 6:00 pm7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Saturday, happening 4 times

Don’t miss an online talk about art and its whereabouts. The talks are given by artists from diverse disciplines and backgrounds, and now you can…

Judy Brown

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

Monday 6 April 2020, 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…

CANCELLED – Exiled Lit Café

Monday 6 April 2020, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Performance by exiled writers on a range of themes. Interactive activities with audience. Open Mic. Frequently music by Exiled musicians/singers, sometimes video. Under 18’s must be…

1-1 feedback on your poems with Heidi Williamson (Skype) SOLD OUT

Saturday 11 April 2020, 10:00 am4:30 pm Cost: £60

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about Heidi and Poetry Surgery, and future dates This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry…

1-1 feedback on your poems with Jonathan Edwards, Newport

Saturday 11 April 2020, 1:15 pm4:45 pm Cost: £50

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Jonathan Edwards, a relaxed but in-depth analysis of…

CANCELLED – Platform 1

Saturday 11 April 2020, 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…

CANCELLED – 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…

[UPDATED] Stanza Bonanza: featuring poets from Oxford and Reading

Wednesday 15 April 2020, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Programme change: Owing to the current situation related to coronavirus, all our in-person live events are on hold. We are currently looking at ways we…

ONLINE – Survivors Poetry

Thursday 16 April 2020, 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. Thursday 16 April Survivors’…

[UPDATED] The Poetry Review Spring issue launch

Friday 17 April 2020, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Programme change: Owing to the current situation related to coronavirus, all our in-person live events are on hold. We are currently looking at ways we…

CANCELLED – Beginners Modern Calligraphy Nib Workshop

Saturday 18 April 2020, 10:30 am1:00 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…

Peggy Poole Award readings – Mark Pajak and Michael Symmons Roberts at Everyman Liverpool

Tuesday 21 April 2020, 7:00 pm9:00 pm Cost: Free

The Poetry Society presents a special event featuring readings from poet Mark Pajak, the winner of the 2018 Peggy Poole Award – a new talent…

The Poetry Review Spring 2020 Online Launch

Thursday 23 April 2020, 7:00 pm

Join guest editors Mary Jean Chan and Will Harris via Zoom for an online launch of our Spring 2020 issue, with live readings from Mona…

CANCELLED – Indigo Dreams Presents 4 Poets

Thursday 23 April 2020, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

This will be a dazzling, eclectic, unresolved, thought-provoking whirlwind of an evening that brings together four poets recently published by Indigo Dreams Press. Alyson Hallett…

CANCELLED – How to get your book published

Friday 24 April 2020, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

  HOW TO GET YOUR BOOK PUBLISHED WORKSHOP WITH MARIA MCCARTHY Whether you’d love to produce the definitive non-fiction work on a topic you’re fascinated…

CANCELLED – How to get your book published

Saturday 25 April 2020, 10:30 am1:30 pm

HOW TO GET YOUR BOOK PUBLISHED WORKSHOP WITH MARIA MCCARTHY Whether you’d love to produce the definitive non-fiction work on a topic you’re fascinated by,…

ONLINE – artBLAB

Saturday 25 April 2020, 6:00 pm7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Saturday, happening 4 times

Don’t miss an online talk about art and its whereabouts. The talks are given by artists from diverse disciplines and backgrounds, and now you can…

CANCELLED – The Shuffle

Saturday 25 April 2020, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

the hothouse of contemporary poetry   A friendly evening of invited poets, both established and developing, sometimes put together with a cutting edge theme.  …

CANCELLED – Smooth WordPlay

Monday 27 April 2020, 7:00 pm8:30 pm

A collision of music and poetry. Kito Fortune’s Poetry and Music is partnered with Nate Holder’s Smooth Saxophone and you don’t want to miss this…

CANCELLED – Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 28 April 2020, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm 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…

CANCELLED – Beginners Modern Calligraphy Nib Workshop

Wednesday 29 April 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…

CANCELLED – Launch of The Unmapped Woman by Abegail Morley

Wednesday 29 April 2020, 7:15 pm9:15 pm

Join Abegail Morley, Robert Peake and Katie Griffiths at the Poetry Cafe for the launch of Abegail’s new collection The Unmapped Woman. This deeply moving…

May 2020

She Grrrowls

Friday 1 May 2020, 7:30 pm8:30 pm

She Grrrowls is back with a live Instagram event featuring Bridget Hart, Antonia Jade King and Eleonora Stolfi, hosted by Carmina Masoliver and Ibizo Lami.…

CANCELLED – Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 5 May 2020, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm 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…

[UPDATED] Poetry @ 3

Thursday 7 May 2020, 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Thursday 3 December 2020

  Programme change: Owing to the current situation related to coronavirus, all our in-person live events are on hold. We are currently looking at ways…

CANCELLED – Farrago

Friday 8 May 2020, 7:00 pm10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

OPEN TO ANY POET SLAM! Any subject or style, read or perform. EVERY Poet wins a prize! FEATURES TBC Emcee: John Paul O’Neill. Show starts…

CANCELLED – Platform 1

Saturday 9 May 2020, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

This event has been cancelled. So sorry for the inconvenience. Platform 1 is an opportunity for up and coming poets to perform alongside established acts.…

CANCELLED – Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 12 May 2020, 7:30 pm10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm 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…

[UPDATED] Stanza Bonanza: featuring poets from Greenwich and Portsmouth

Wednesday 13 May 2020, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Programme change: Owing to the current situation related to coronavirus, all our in-person live events are on hold. We are currently looking at ways we…

ONLINE – Survivors Poetry Lockdown Lounge Party

Thursday 21 May 2020, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Thursday May 21 – join Survivors’ Poetry for the second ‘Lockdown Lounge Party’ at 7.30pm – 9.30pm. Guest Artist is Eric Ezra Solar. Also Janine…

1-1 feedback on your poetry with Heidi Williamson (Skype) SOLD OUT

Saturday 23 May 2020, 10:00 am4:30 pm Cost: £60

*SOLD OUT* Find out more about Heidi and Poetry Surgery, and future dates This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis…

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