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2019

Tue, 10 Sep
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Poetry Appreciation

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

£2 + 50 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: Open Choice topic. more
All present

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

Poetry Appreciation

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

£2 + 50 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 Paul Muldoon & Matthew Sweeney more
All present

Tue, 8 Oct
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Poetry Appreciation

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

£2 + 50 refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry and a long chat over tea and biscuits... Today: Writers' Portfolio reading, plus 1 poem from others present - your own is welcome today! more
Writers' Group, Others present

Tue, 15 Oct
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

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

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Our National Poetry Day Celebration reading. Includes readings by regular attendees, plus one or two poems each from visitors (no epics please!)

No workshopping today, just sharing and enjoying a poetic get-together. more
Stanza Members, And you?

Tue, 22 Oct
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Poetry Appreciation

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

£2 + 50 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 Liz Berry, Jackie Kay, Helen Mort more
All present

Tue, 12 Nov
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Poetry Appreciation

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

£2 + 50 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: Landmarks more
All present

Tue, 19 Nov
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

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

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Our final meeting for this year. Readings, workshopping, discussion and presentations.

Bring discussion topic(s), poems to read (a couple, recent successes welcome!) and poems to workshop (one, but you can bring a second in case there's time to go round again). more
Stanza Members, And you?

Sun, 24 Nov
7:30 pm

Katherine Gallagher presents

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

£5/£4 according to pocket

Caroline Carver will read from new and recently published work, including Why Are the Lions Crying? (Buff Press, 2018).
Peter Phillips will be reading from his 2019 collection Saying it with flowers (Ward Wood Publishing)
Anne Stewart's reading will include poems from her latest collection, The Last Parent (Second Light Publications, 2019). more
Presenter: Varies...

Caroline Carver, Katherine Gallagher, Peter Phillips, Anne Stewart, and you?

Tue, 26 Nov
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Poetry Appreciation

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

£2 + 50 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 Mary Oliver and Mary Wilson more
All present

Tue, 10 Dec
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Poetry Appreciation

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

£2 + 50 refreshments

Our last meeting of the year! 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 - maybe even a mince pie... Today's topic: Fairs, Fetes and Festivals. more
All present