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2017

Tue, 24 Jan
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Shortlands Poetry Circle

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short) and a long chat over tea and biscuits... Today: Poems by Alfred Tennyson, John Clare, Thomas Hood. more
all those present

Sun, 5 Feb
7:30 pm

Meet the Editors

Reading with Open Mic
At Torriano Meeting House [London (North West)] see map
Part of a series: Torriano

£5/£4 according to pocket

Readings, Open Mic, & panel discussion...

Host: Peter Phillips
'editors': Alwyn Marriage (Oversteps Books), Jeremy Page (The Frogmore Press), Anne Stewart (poetry p f)

Come and join us for what should be a lively event! more
Presenter: Varies...

Alwyn Marriage, Jeremy Page, Peter Phillips, Anne Stewart, and you ?

Tue, 14 Feb
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Shortlands Poetry Circle

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short) and a long chat over tea and biscuits... Today's Topic: Water. more
all those present

Wed, 15 Feb
6:00 pm
finishes at 7:30 pm

Launch of 'Lightkeepers', a new collection by Elizabeth Burns

Reading
At Scottish Poetry Library [Edinburgh]

no charge

Mike Barlow of Wayleave Press will introduce Gerrie Fellows and Jane Routh, the poet-friends Elizabeth Burns asked to put together the collection of new poems she would not have time to do herself. They will be talking about their editing and decision-making, before reading selections from the book, alongside Elizabeth's husband, Alan Rice.

Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close, Edinburgh EH8 8DT
contact:email
www.wayleavepress.co.uk more
Gerrie Fellows, Jane Routh

Tue, 21 Feb
7:00 pm

Acumen Readers

Reading with Open Mic
At Lumen United Reformed Church [London (West Central)] see map
Part of a series: Lumen Poetry

£5 (£4 concessions)

Launch of Acumen 87 more
Presenter: Ruth O'Callaghan

Shanta Acharya, Duncan Forbes, Peter Phillips, Andrea Witzke Slot

Tue, 21 Feb
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza Kent North West

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Poetry reading and discussion, workshopping....

more

Tue, 28 Feb
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Shortlands Poetry Circle

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short) and a long chat over tea and biscuits... Today: Poems by Hilary Davies & Sebastian Barker. more
all those present

Wed, 1 Mar
6:30 pm
to
Sun, 5 Mar
11:30 pm

StAnza 2017

Festival
At Byre Theatre [St. Andrews]

Varies

One of the top poetry festivals in the UK, StAnza is famous for its friendly atmosphere and international focus, the place to hear favourite poets, discover new voices and enjoy the beautiful town of St Andrews and StAnza’s lively festival hub. Featuring readings, performances, discussions and poetry inspired installations and exhibitions. Around 100 events and more than 60 poets taking part. Alice Oswald, Vahni Capildeo, John Agard and Joan Margarit are among headliners.  Themes are The Heights of Poetry and On the Road. Plus workshops, a masterclass and open mic events. From 1-5 March  www.stanzapoetry.org 

more

Tue, 7 Mar
5:30 pm

A Celebration of Cumbrian Poetry, Words by the Water Festival

Reading
At Theatre by the Lake, Keswick [Keswick]

Free Event

Helen Fletcher will be reading from the lightbulb has stigmata, supporting Jacci Bulman reading from her collection A whole day through from waking. There will also be readings from Alison Barr, Josephine Dickinson, Amy Heys, Nicola Jackson, Kathleen Jones, Kim Moore and Mary Robinson in a celebration of Cumbrian poetry more
Helen Fletcher

Tue, 14 Mar
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Shortlands Poetry Circle

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short) and a long chat over tea and biscuits... Today: AGM plus 1 short poem, open choice topic. more
all those present

Tue, 21 Mar
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza Kent North West

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Poetry reading, discussion, workshopping... more

Tue, 28 Mar
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Shortlands Poetry Circle

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short) and a long chat over tea and biscuits... Today: Poems by Yevgeny Yevtushenko & Wislawa Szymborska. more
all those present

Tue, 18 Apr
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza Kent North West

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Poetry reading, discussion, workshopping... more

Tue, 16 May
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza Kent North West

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Poetry reading, discussion, workshopping... more

Tue, 20 Jun
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza Kent North West

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Poetry reading, discussion, workshopping... more

Tue, 18 Jul
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza Kent North West

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Poetry reading, discussion, workshopping... more

Tue, 17 Oct
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza Kent North West

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Poetry reading, celebrating National Poetry Day... Readings by members and others present. The Theme this year is 'Freedom' - interpret widely! more
Isabel Bermudez, Ruth Smith, Anne Stewart, and others...

Tue, 21 Nov
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza Kent North West

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Poetry reading, discussion, workshopping... Final meeting of the year. more