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December 2019

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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One event on Thursday 12 December 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday 19 December 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday 9 January 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday 16 January 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on Thursday 23 January 2020 at 6:00 pm

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.

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

1-1 Poetry Surgery with John Glenday (Skype) SOLD OUT

Thursday 2 January 2020, 12:00 pmFriday 31 January 2020, 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, Skype SOLD OUT

Thursday 2 January 2020, 12:00 pmFriday 31 January 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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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

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…

CANCELLED – Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 3 March 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…

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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…

She Grrrowls

Friday 6 March 2020, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

She Grrrowls is a feminist arts night focussed on showcasing women and non-binary people in poetry and spoken word. The show consists of features acts,…

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…

CANCELLED – artBLAB

Saturday 7 March 2020, 7:00 pm10:00 pm
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One event on Saturday 18 April 2020 at 7:00 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…

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.…

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

Tuesday 10 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…

CANCELLED – Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 10 March 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…

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 – Survivors Poetry

Thursday 12 March 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

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…

CANCELLED – Farrago

Friday 13 March 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 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 – REWRITE – Creative Writing Courses for Black Women & Women of Colour.

Tuesday 17 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…

CANCELLED – Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 17 March 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 – 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 – Craft of Poetry course for Refugees and Migrants

Saturday 21 March 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…

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

Tuesday 24 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…

CANCELLED – Poetry Unplugged

Tuesday 24 March 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 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.  …

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