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Events listed are as advised by poetry p f members.

VISIT VENUE WEBSITES

 

2024

 

Mon 20 May
 
2:30 pm

Shortlands Poetry Circle online
 
Birds of the Air OR poems by Caribbean poets
 
Bring 2 poems to read: not your own, 1 max 2mins to read, 1 short (closer to 14 lines than 30)
 
Request joining details from Anne Stewart:

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Tue 28 May
 
2:30 pm

Shortlands Poetry Circle Ripley Arts Centre, Bromley, BR1 2PX
 
poems by Caribbean Poets (e.g. Grace Nicholls, John Agard, Derek Walcott)
 
Bring 2 poems to read: not your own, 1 max 3mins to read, 1 short (closer to 14 lines than 30)
chat after reading, tea & biscuits provided
 
Visitors: £2.50 donation
 
Enquiries to Anne Stewart:

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Tue 11 Jun
 
2:30 pm

Shortlands Poetry Circle Ripley Arts Centre, Bromley, BR1 2PX
 
Lyrics/Lyrical Verse (Global Beatles Day is Tues 25th Jun)
 
Bring 2 poems to read: not your own, 1 max 3mins to read, 1 short (closer to 14 lines than 30)
chat after reading, tea & biscuits provided
 
Visitors: £2.50 donation
 
Enquiries to Anne Stewart:

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all present

Mon 17 Jun
 
2:30 pm

Shortlands Poetry Circle online
 
Lyrics/Lyrical Verse OR poems by our Summer Celebration poets, Julian Bishop and Dilys Wood
 
Bring 2 poems to read: not your own, 1 max 2mins to read, 1 short (closer to 14 lines than 30)
 
Request joining details from Anne Stewart:

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Wed 19 Jun
 
7:30 pm

North West Kent Stanza (Poetry Society)
 
The Cricketers, 93 Chislehurst Rd, Orpington BR6 0EY
 
Discussion & poem (enquire for topic), bring a poem to share and a poem for feedback (6 copies)
 
Contact Anne Stewart for more information:

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Tue 25 Jun
 
2:30 pm

Shortlands Poetry Circle Ripley Arts Centre, Bromley, BR1 2PX
 
SUMMER CELEBRATION (ticketed event £10)
 
GUEST READERS: JULIAN BISHOP and DILYS WOOD
after the readings, our traditional slap up buffet (included in ticket price)
 
tickets from Anne Stewart:
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GUEST POETS

Tue 9 Jul
 
2:30 pm

Shortlands Poetry Circle Ripley Arts Centre, Bromley, BR1 2PX
 
poems by Persian and Middle Eastern poets (e.g. Omar Kyham, Ferdausi, Rumi, Mimi Khalvati)
 
Bring 2 poems to read: not your own, 1 max 3mins to read, 1 short (closer to 14 lines than 30)
chat after reading, tea & biscuits provided
 
Visitors: £2.50 donation
 
Enquiries to Anne Stewart:

email (editor, poetrypf, co, uk)
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all present

Mon 15 Jul
 
2:30 pm

Shortlands Poetry Circle online
 
poems by Persian and Middle Eastern poets
 
Bring 2 poems to read: not your own, 1 max 2mins to read, 1 short (closer to 14 lines than 30)
 
Request joining details from Anne Stewart:

email (editor, poetrypf, co, uk)
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all present

Wed 17 Jul
 
7:30 pm

North West Kent Stanza (Poetry Society)
 
The Cricketers, 93 Chislehurst Rd, Orpington BR6 0EY
 
Discussion & poem (enquire for topic), bring a poem to share and a poem for feedback (6 copies)
 
Contact Anne Stewart for more information:

email (editor, poetrypf, co, uk)
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all present

Wed 18 Sep
 
7:30 pm

North West Kent Stanza (Poetry Society)
 
The Cricketers, 93 Chislehurst Rd, Orpington BR6 0EY
 
Discussion & poem (enquire for topic), bring a poem to share and a poem for feedback (6 copies)
 
Contact Anne Stewart for more information:

email (editor, poetrypf, co, uk)
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all present

Wed 16 Oct
 
7:30 pm

North West Kent Stanza (Poetry Society)
 
The Cricketers, 93 Chislehurst Rd, Orpington BR6 0EY
 
National Poetry Day (Oct 5th) Celebration Reading
 
Contact Anne Stewart for more information:

email (editor, poetrypf, co, uk)
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all present

Wed 20 Nov
 
7:30 pm

North West Kent Stanza (Poetry Society)
 
The Cricketers, 93 Chislehurst Rd, Orpington BR6 0EY
 
Discussion & poem (enquire for topic), bring a poem to share and a poem for feedback (6 copies)
 
Contact Anne Stewart for more information:

email (editor, poetrypf, co, uk)
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all present