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Shortlands Poetry Circle


Reading
Reading which includes poetry

Usually starts at 2:30 pm
and finishes at 4:30 pm

Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

A great way of sharing poetry. Small friendly membership - visitors welcome. We read two poems, one may be long (but no more than 3 minutes) and the other must be short (closer to sonnet length) on the pre-scheduled theme or by the scheduled poets.

Much more at www.poetrypf.co.uk/shortlands.html
and visit our blog: http://shortlandspoetrycircle.wordpress.com/
individual events belonging to a series may sometimes differ, for instance, by being a different price or being held at a different location or time - see events for further details

Tue, 26 Mar

Poetry Appreciation

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: The Seven Deadly Sins more

Tue, 23 Apr

Poetry Appreciation

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: topic is Open Choice more
all present

Tue, 7 May

Poetry Appreciation

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

Tue, 21 May

Poetry Appreciation

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, 11 Jun

Poetry Appreciation

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

Tue, 25 Jun

Summer Celebration



Price tba
Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for our Summer Celebration reading, slap-up buffet included in the ticket price.
Our guest poets are Mimi Khalvati and Myra Schneider
See their websites: www.mimikhalvati.co.uk and www.myraschneider.co.uk. more
Mimi Khalvati, Myra Schneider

Tue, 9 Jul

Poetry Appreciation

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

Usual location

Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
BR1 2PX
Greater London

Some events may take place in an alternative location in which case see event for location details

24 Sundridge Avenue
(nearest rail: Elmstead Woods) 


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Event series organiser: Shortlands Poetry Circle

Poetry Appreciation Group. Meets on alternate Tuesdays at 2:30pm to share poems (not our own) on programmed themes. Tea & Biscuits & chat after meetings. Special events: Summer Celebration with guest readers and slap-up buffet; Portfolio reading - a reading by the Shortlands Poetry Circle Writers' Group. The group gives recitals at local care / community centres. www.poetrypf.co.uk/shortlands.html