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2018

Sun, 24 Jun
7:30 pm

Smith & Hirschhorn

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

£5/£4 according to pocket

Norbert Hirschhorn and Ruth Smith will read from recently launched collections.

‘Stone, Bread, Salt’ is Norbert’s fourth full collection in which he takes stock of his life and aims to pass on the experiences of the generations before him.

‘The Art Of Unpicking’ is Ruth’s first chapbook and contains previously published work. Ruth is currently President of the Shortlands Poetry Circle poetry appreciation group.

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Norbert Hirschhorn, Ruth Smith

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

Summer Celebration

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

£7.50

Our annual Summer reading & slap-up buffet.

Readings from Guest Poets: Chris Hardy and Roisin Tierney

Ticketed event, booking essential.
Contact Jane Knight, 0208 467 4385 (or see flyer www.poetrypf.co.uk/images/spcsumm18.pdf for e-mail address)

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Chris Hardy, Roisin Tierney

Sun, 8 Jul
7:30 pm

The Romanian Connection

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

£5/£4 according to pocket

In 2017, a series of 10 dual-language collections were published in Bucharest as the result of collaborations between the poet-showcase poetry p f and Prof Dr Lidia Vianu of the University of Bucharest. Please  come and join us for a reading by three of the poets: Katherine Gallagher (The Whtie Boat), Joan Michelson (Bloomvale Home) and Anne Stewart (Let It Come to Us All).

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Katherine Gallagher, Joan Michelson, Anne Stewart, poets from the floor

Tue, 10 Jul
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

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 on the topic of Home Sweet Home / Heirlooms more
Members

Tue, 17 Jul
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...

Readings, workshopping, discussion and presentations. Last of our Summer meetings before we take a break, returning in October.

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).

Stanza Rep:  Anne Stewart more
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Tue, 16 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...

Celebrating National Poetry Day.

Readings by regular members of the Stanza group and 'open mic' (1 or 2 reasonable-length poems) from others present.

Stanza Rep:  Anne Stewart more
Stanza Members, You?

Fri, 16 Nov
7:30 pm

Grey Hen Press

Reading
At Poetry Café (Covent Garden) [London (West Central)] see map
readings from Grey Hen Press anthologies, various readers...

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Grey Hen poets...

Tue, 20 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...

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).

Stanza Rep:  Anne Stewart more
Stanza Members, You?