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October 2019

National Poetry Day 2019: poems on the tannoy

Thursday 3 October 2019

To celebrate this year’s National Poetry Day, The Poetry Society has teamed up with London Underground to record some poets reading selected verse from the…

Schools National Poetry Day Live 2019 at Southbank Centre

Thursday 3 October 2019, 2:00 pm3:00 pm

Join us this National Poetry Day on the Clore Ballroom at Southbank Centre, London, for an unmissable free poetry event hosted by the incredible Joelle…

Poetry @ 3 – truth and lies

Thursday 3 October 2019, 4:00 pm6:00 pm
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Poetry @ 3 is first Thursday of each month at the beautifully air-conditioned Poetry Cafe – an open mic for poets who like to come…

National Poetry Day 2019: Time Line calligraphy workshop

Thursday 3 October 2019, 6:30 pm8:30 pm

This National Poetry Day join master calligrapher Paul Antonio at a free drop-in session at the Poetry Café, during which he will demonstrate how to…

Annie Yim – The Poet Speaks: From Debussy to Pärt

Thursday 3 October 2019, 7:00 pm8:30 pm

MusicArt, in association with The Poetry Society, presents a poetry-inspired concert for National Poetry Day, featuring pianist Annie Yim, the poet Zaffar Kunial and composers…

artBLAB

Saturday 5 October 2019, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Four artists. Four talks. One evening not to miss. Come and listen to four artists talking about art and its whereabouts – from up-and-coming young…

Exiled Lit Café – Opening lands

Monday 7 October 2019, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Opening lands: An evening of poetry, prose and creative partnerships Hosted by Catherine Davidson and Abbas Faiz Part I: Book Launches We are delighted to…

Film Club

Wednesday 9 October 2019, 6:30 pm9:00 pm

Screening: WILD ROSE (+ Intro & Discussion) Jessie Buckley delivers an electrifying, star-making performance a rebellious singer who dreams of trading working-class Glasgow for Nashville.…

The Poetry Review Autumn issue launch

Wednesday 9 October 2019, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: Free

NOTE: This event is now fully booked.  Returns on the door only. The Poetry Society will be launching the Autumn issue of The Poetry Review,…

Roz Goddard

1-1 feedback on your poems with Roz Goddard, Birmingham SOLD OUT

Saturday 12 October 2019, 1:00 pm6:00 pm Cost: £55

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Find out more about Roz and future sessions  Roz runs one-hour sessions in a lovely room at Birmingham Buddhist Centre,…

Judy Brown

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

Monday 14 October 2019, 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…

Launch of ‘A Man’s House Catches Fire’ by Tom Sastry

Monday 14 October 2019, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Join Tom Sastry, Caleb Parkin and Abegail Morley at the Poetry Cafe for the launch of Tom’s debut collection A Man’s House catches Fire What…

Letters

Wednesday 16 October 2019, 7:30 pm9:00 pm
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Letters is a play about, well, letters. Mary and Josh are close friends, but one lives in Argentina and other in London. To keep the…

Green Bottle Press

Thursday 17 October 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

Green Bottle Press is launching three pamphlets this year: The Waney Edge by Chloe Balcomb, Elements of Water by Caroline Davies and Holding Distance by…

Rebecca Goss, photo credit Lucy Carter

1-1 feedback on your poems with Rebecca Goss, London SOLD OUT

Friday 18 October 2019, 11:15 am5:45 pm Cost: £70

*THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT* FIND OUT MORE ABOUT REBECCA, AND FUTURE DATES Photo credit Lucy Carter This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your…

Scoop Make Your Own Magazine Workshop

Monday 21 October 2019, 11:00 am12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, happening 5 times

Join the Scoop team as we explore everything that goes into the creation of a magazine whilst making your very own. As you fill your…

Dempsey & Windle Autumn Showcase 2019

Monday 21 October 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

There will be readings by seven poets recently published by Dempsey & Windle, whose books can be bought and signed at the event. There will…

Three Voyaging Poets

Wednesday 23 October 2019, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Readers: Kavita A. Jindal, Isabel Bermudez, Róisín Tierney. Join us for poetry, synergy and chat and to enjoy the haunting echoes among three very different…

Book Event :: stories for my sister

Thursday 24 October 2019, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

This is a casual gathering for Elizabeth Duvivier to talk about her novel, stories for my sister. She will be joined by Clare Barry and…

Where Light Falls: London

Thursday 24 October 2019, 6:30 pmSunday 27 October 2019, 10:00 pm

Over the last year, The Poetry Society has been working on Historic England’s project Where Light Falls – a spectacular combination of light, history and…

Fourth Friday

Friday 25 October 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…

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

Saturday 26 October 2019, 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…

Working With The Inner Critic: Poetry Therapy Workshop

Saturday 26 October 2019, 12:00 pm5:00 pm

“The inner critic isn’t an enemy” – Yong Kang Chan Sometimes we can take the view that the inner critic – the critical voice inside…

The Autumn Shuffle

Saturday 26 October 2019, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Gale Burns and Chris Beckett are proud to present   Mimi Khalvati, with her new book, Deryn Rees-Jones, poet and editor of Pavilion Poetry  …

Taqasim Oud Club

Monday 28 October 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…

Craft of Poetry for refugees and migrants

Wednesday 30 October 2019, 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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Monthly craft of poetry session for post beginners with a refugee or migrant background. 18 + only.  

Natural & Organic Beauty Conversations

Wednesday 30 October 2019, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Thinking of making the switch to an organic beauty regime?   Join Blomma Beauty and an expert panel for  an intimate evening of discussion about…

November 2019

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

Friday 1 November 2019, 12:00 pmSaturday 30 November 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

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

Judy Brown

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

Friday 1 November 2019, 12:00 pmSaturday 30 November 2019, 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…

The Verse Club – CANCELLED

Friday 1 November 2019, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

The verse club is a project that aims to empower young voices to create and showcase their work through workshops and poetry nights.

Roz Goddard

1-1 Poetry Surgery with Roz Goddard, Birmingham SOLD OUT

Saturday 2 November 2019, 2:30 pm5:00 pm Cost: £55

*SOLD OUT* Find out more about Roz and future sessions Roz runs one-hour sessions in a lovely room at Birmingham Buddhist Centre, 11 Park Road,…

Exiled Writers Ink – Magellan: Life and Destiny along the Spice Route

Monday 4 November 2019, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

  An evening dedicated to exploring how one’s own fate may be surprisingly different from one’s own personal expectations and hopes. ‘Magellan’ is an original…

Beginners Modern Calligraphy Nib Workshop

Wednesday 6 November 2019, 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. Carefully structured, our beginners workshop…

Book Launch: Fran Lock’s Contains Mild Peril

Wednesday 6 November 2019, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Join Fran Lock and guests for the launch of her latest poetry collection, Contains Mild Peril. Contains Mild Peril is a book permeated by anxiety,…

Burning Eye Presents…

Thursday 7 November 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Burning Eye Presents an intimate soft spoken poetry night, featuring poets such as Rebecca Tantony, Carmina Masoliver, Keith Jarrett and Nadia Malik. It will be…

Judy Brown

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

Monday 11 November 2019, 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…

Book Launch for A Second Whisper and Jim Neat

Monday 11 November 2019, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Join Mary J. Oliver and Lynne Hjelmgaard as they celebrate the publication of their new books Jim Neat: The Case of a Young Man Down…

Brazilian poetry book launch

Wednesday 13 November 2019, 6:30 pm8:30 pm

Launch of the Brazilian poetry book O Ritmo da Roda: poemas fotográficos (The Rhythm of the Circle: photographic poems), by Natan Barreto. The author will…

Film Club Film Screening

Wednesday 13 November 2019, 6:45 pm8:45 pm

Yesterday (2019). Imagine no Beatles, it’s not easy even if you try. No Yesterday, no Blackbird, no Sgt Pepper, no Imagine. No all-time best Bond…

Where Light Falls: Coventry

Thursday 14 November 2019, 5:00 pmSaturday 16 November 2019, 9:00 pm

Over the last year, The Poetry Society has been working on Historic England’s project Where Light Falls – a spectacular combination of light, history and poetry.…

Launch of Love’s Cold Returning: John Clare’s 1841 Odyssey from Essex to Northamptonshire by Ellis Hall and Bridget Somekh.

Friday 15 November 2019, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

An introduction and welcome by John Gallas will outline the scope of the book: — An exploration in verse, prose and images of the world…

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

Saturday 16 November 2019, 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 SOLD OUT

Saturday 16 November 2019, 1:15 pm4:45 pm Cost: £50

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

Screening of the Burying Party

Saturday 16 November 2019, 3:15 pm5:30 pm

To commemorate the 101st anniversary of Wilfred Owen’s death in action during WW1, the Wilfred Owen Association is hosting a screening of the Burying Party,…

artBLAB

Saturday 16 November 2019, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Four artists. Four talks. One evening not to miss. Come and listen to four artists talking about art and its whereabouts – from up-and-coming young…

Blue Black Permanent screening with an introduction by So Mayer

Monday 18 November 2019, 7:00 pm9:30 pm Cost: £4 – £5

The Poetry Society is delighted to present a screening of Margaret Tait‘s haunting film Blue Black Permanent (1992).  Tait’s only feature-length film, from her own…

Book launch: Jonny Hannah illustrates A Confederacy of Dunces

Wednesday 20 November 2019, 6:30 pm9:00 pm

Please join us for the book launch of the new Folio Society edition of John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces with illustrations by Jonny…

Green Bottle Press book launch

Thursday 21 November 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

Green Bottle Press is launching a collaboration between two friends, the poet Julian Stannard and the artist and novelist Roma Tearne. Julian’s poems and Roma’s…

Fourth Friday

Friday 22 November 2019, 8:00 pm10:00 pm

November 22nd: blues, skiffle, original songs  with City Ramblers Revival; poetry – Dinah Livingstone and John Wheeler, voices from the floor … farewell then we’re oFF…

Yiddish Open Mic Café

Saturday 23 November 2019, 3:00 pm6:00 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…

Funny Parts.

Saturday 23 November 2019, 7:15 pm9:00 pm

Variety show If you run a risk of a developing funny -parts, due to exposure of poetry, sketches, stand- up comedy, monologues and music, in…

Maqam and Oud: Faith and Music in the Middle-East

Monday 25 November 2019, 4:00 pm7:00 pm

Taqasim Foundation, London, and the Woolf Institute, Cambridge, present: In collaboration with Mr Ahmed Mukhtar (Taqasim Foundation), the acclaimed Iraqi oud virtuoso and composer, the…

Taqasim Oud Club

Monday 25 November 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…

The Poetry Society 2019 AGM and readings

Wednesday 27 November 2019, 6:30 pm9:00 pm Cost: Free

All Poetry Society Members are welcome at the 2019 Annual General Meeting of The Poetry Society. Following the formal business of the AGM starting at…

Film Club Film Screening of Rocketman (2019)

Wednesday 27 November 2019, 6:45 pm8:45 pm

Rocketman (2019). Another rock biography with an Oscar-caliber performance so soon after Bohemian Rhapsody? Critics have been more welcoming to Rocketman, starring an electrifying Taron…

THE DUNES

Thursday 28 November 2019, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

The Dunes is a collaboration between poet Robert Minhinnick & artist Dan Llywelyn Hall, inspired by the Merthyr Mawr sand dunes in South Wales. The…

Launch for “Contemporary Gothic Verse” and “Requiem”

Friday 29 November 2019, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Join The Emma Press for an evening of readings to celebrate the launch of their newest poetry anthology and pamphlet: “The Emma Press Anthology of…

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

Saturday 30 November 2019, 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…

LIT UP: the launch of Black Cotton by Sea Sharp and Open Windows by Merrie Joy Williams

Saturday 30 November 2019, 4:00 pm6:00 pm

With the launch of Black Cotton by Sea Sharp and Open Windows by Merrie Joy Williams, Waterloo Press proudly introduces LIT UP, our ACE-funded mentoring…

The Winter Shuffle

Saturday 30 November 2019, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Chris Beckett & Selina Rodrigues present The Winter Shuffle, featuring Seni Seneviratne, Joey Connolly, Lisa Kelly, Jane Kirwan and Doyali Islam visiting from the snows…

December 2019

Robert Peake 2018

1-1 feedback on your poems with Robert Peake, St Albans

Sunday 1 December 2019, 11:45 am4:15 pm Cost: £50

This is a fantastic opportunity to discuss your work one-to-one with Robert Peake, a poet with an international perspective. Robert takes a friendly and sincere…

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

Sunday 1 December 2019, 12:00 pmFriday 20 December 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

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

Judy Brown

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

Monday 2 December 2019, 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 a…

Judy Brown

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

Monday 2 December 2019, 12:00 pmFriday 20 December 2019, 9:00 pm Cost: £60

*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* FIND OUT MORE ABOUT POETRY SURGERIES, AND JUDY BROWN This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a…

Stories About Penises – Book Launch

Wednesday 4 December 2019, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

The launch of Guts Publishing’s debut anthology Stories About Penises. The book is collection of 21 poems & short stories (fiction and nonfiction) written by…

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 5 December 2019, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

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

The Trafalgar Square Christmas tree lighting up ceremony 2019

Thursday 5 December 2019, 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Christmas is on its way once more – and in one of London’s favourite traditions, the famous Norwegian Christmas Tree will soon begin its journey…

The Verse Club

Thursday 5 December 2019, 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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The Verse Club is a project that aims to empower young voices to create and showcase their work though workshops and poetry nights. The workshops…

Blockplay: An Evening of Object Poetry

Thursday 5 December 2019, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Join us for the launch of Astra Papachristodoulou‘s pamphlet Blockplay (pub. Hesterglock Press) in a poetry evening themed around childhood games. Come and play with interactive poems…

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

Saturday 7 December 2019, 9:30 am5:30 pm Cost: £50

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

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

Saturday 7 December 2019, 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…

Raymond Antrobus & Carlos Andrés Gómez: U.K. Book Launch of Hijito

Saturday 7 December 2019, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Join award-winning poets Raymond Antrobus (The Perseverence) and Carlos Andrés Gómez for a one night only event to celebrate the release of Gómez’s new poetry…

Poetry Book Launch: A Dinner Party in the Home Counties by Reshma Ruia

Monday 9 December 2019, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Launch of a debut poetry collection by Reshma Ruia A Dinner Party in the Home Counties published by Skylark Publications. The winner of the Word…

Film Club Film Screening of Yellow Submarine (1968). This is our Christmas film.

Tuesday 10 December 2019, 6:45 pm8:45 pm

Film Club Screening:Yellow Submarine (1968) Restored version of Yellow Submarine arrives like a time capsule from the flower power era, with a graphic look that…

Burning Eye Presents…

Wednesday 11 December 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Burning Eye Books presents a loud, political poetry night – a call to disrupt the state of things. Featuring Burning Eye Poets Jamie Thrasivoulou, Tyrone…

CANCELLED – Farrago moved to 21 December

Friday 13 December 2019, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

This event will now take place on the 21st of December. We hope to see you there!   OPEN TO ANY POET SLAM! Any subject…

Writing, Coffee and Conversation

Saturday 14 December 2019, 11:00 am1:30 pm

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” Aldous Huxley Do you fancy experiencing…

Poetry Café closed from 13:30 for private function

Monday 16 December 2019, 1:30 pm10:00 pm

We hope to see you again on Tuesday!

Beginners Modern Calligraphy Nib Workshop

Tuesday 17 December 2019, 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…

Craft of Poetry for refugees and migrants

Wednesday 18 December 2019, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Monthly craft of poetry session for post beginners with a refugee or migrant background, facilitated by experienced creative writing tutor Catherine Davidson. 18 + only.

The Verse Club

Thursday 19 December 2019, 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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The Verse Club is a project that aims to empower young voices to create and showcase their work though workshops and poetry nights. The workshops…

Crested Tit Christmas: Poetry Reading

Friday 20 December 2019, 6:00 pm10:00 pm

The CT Collective will be reading and inviting some of their talented friends to read their work from the past year. Suitable for all ages.

Yiddish Open Mic Café

Saturday 21 December 2019, 3:00 pm6:00 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…

Farrago

Saturday 21 December 2019, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

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…

January 2020

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 7 January 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…

Poetry @ 3

Thursday 9 January 2020, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

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

The Verse Club

Thursday 9 January 2020, 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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The Verse Club is a project that aims to empower young voices to create and showcase their work though workshops and poetry nights. The workshops…

Survivors Poetry

Thursday 9 January 2020, 7:00 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 10 January 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…

Platform 1

Saturday 11 January 2020, 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…

Exiled Lit Café

Monday 13 January 2020, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Let My Dreams Laugh The Uyghurs Speak Out in Words and Music Abdurehim Heyit, singer, as portrayed by the anonymous art collective Sulu.ArtCo. The Uyghurs are…

Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 14 January 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…

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

Wednesday 15 January 2020, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

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

Richy Campbell – Lovely Peripheries

Wednesday 15 January 2020, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Join us for the launch of Richy Campbell’s debut collection. Richy will be reading from the new book, and copies will be on sale.

The Verse Club

Thursday 16 January 2020, 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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The Verse Club is a project that aims to empower young voices to create and showcase their work though workshops and poetry nights. The workshops…

Venus Shells Book Launch

Thursday 16 January 2020, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Etta Dia is releasing the second edition of her first poetry collection Venus Shells (Burning Eye Books). In which she explores the struggles faced by…

Jade Cuttle launches new album of poem-songs ‘Algal Bloom’ with support from Flo Perlin and Dr Diode

Friday 17 January 2020, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Fusing metaphor and melody, Jade Cuttle, award-winning singer-songwriter and poet, presents her debut album release ‘Algal Bloom’ with an exclusive acoustic performance.   Inspired by…

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

Saturday 18 January 2020, 10:00 am4:30 pm Cost: £60

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

Lapidus London

Saturday 18 January 2020, 10:30 am6:00 pm

Lapidus London day of writing for well being with guest Rachel Kelly in afternoon.

artBLAB

Saturday 18 January 2020, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Four artists. Four talks. One evening not to miss. Come and listen to four artists talking about art and its whereabouts – from up-and-coming young…

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