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2019

Sun, 28 Apr
7:30 pm

Daphne Rock

Reading with Open Mic
At Torriano Meeting House [London (North West)] see map

£5/£4

Jenny Vuglar, Myra Barrs and Rosemary Norman will read poems from Daphne's "A Tenth of Hydrogen", plus poems of their own. more

Sun, 5 May
7:30 pm

HOMAGE TO EUROPE

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

£5/£4 according to pocket

Dinah Livingstone will be reading mainly her translations of European poets with just a few of her own poems. Poets from the floor are welcome, and particularly welcome to read a poem by a European poet they have translated.

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Presenter: Varies...

Dinah Livingstone

Tue, 7 May
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's Topic:  Paradox more
all present

Wed, 8 May
7:00 pm
finishes at 9:30 pm

SpringBack

Reading
At The Ship, Mortlake [London (South West)]

Free

Reading by the Barnes & Chiswick Stanza of the Poetry Society more

Thu, 16 May
11:30 am
finishes at 12:30 pm

PoetryOut Loud

Course or Workshop
At Sandiway Library [Northwich] see map
Part of a series: Poetry Out Loud

Free

A Friendly Drop - In  Group where anyone can come and share, write and talk about Poetry. 

All welcome. Accessible Venue.

Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month.

 

Sandiway Library, Mere Lane, Northwich, Cheshire CW8 2NS

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Presenter: Carolyn O'Connell

Carolyn O'Connell

Tue, 21 May
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 by Commonwealth Poets (from UK & Abroad) more
all present

Tue, 21 May
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...

ENQUIRE FOR VENUE Anne Stewart, 01689 811394, email
(our usual venue is closed for refurbishment)

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, 2 Jun
12:00 pm
finishes at 5:00 pm

Bushey Acoustic Festival

Festival
At Mary Forsdyke Garden and Warren Lake, Bushey Heath [Watford]

Free entrance

Music festival with poets appearing between the musical acts on the Wildflower Stage, from 2 to 5 pm more

Tue, 11 Jun
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's topic: Body, Mind and Spirit more
all present

Wed, 12 Jun
7:30 pm
finishes at 9:00 pm

Launch of pamphlet, Sleepless Nights

Reading
At The Ship, Mortlake [London (South West)]

Free

Dennis Tomlinson is holding an event to launch his first poetry pamphlet, Sleepless Nights, published by Maverick Mustang Manuscripts. He will be reading both published and unpublished work. Drinks will be available from the bar of this stately pub witha beautiful view of the Thames more

Tue, 18 Jun
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...

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?

Tue, 25 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

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for our Summer Celebration reading, Buffet included in the ticket price. Booking Essential
Our guest poets are Mimi Khalvati and Myra Schneider
See their websites: www.mimikhalvati.co.uk and www.myraschneider.co.uk.


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Mimi Khalvati, Myra Schneider

Tue, 9 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 by Maggie Butt, Wendy Cope & U A Fanthorpe more
all present

Fri, 12 Jul
7:00 pm

BOOK LAUNCH

Reading
At Torriano Meeting House [London (North West)] see map

Free

Launch of Dinah Livingstone's 10th poetry collection, Embodiment. Dinah will read some poems from the book. Wine.  more
Dinah Livingstone

Mon, 15 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...

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Last meeting before our Summer break. 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?

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, 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?