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|Birmingham||15th September 2016||
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|London||20th September 2016||
South London Book Launch of ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ by Peter Ebsworth
Come and join South Bank Poetry’s founding poet Peter Ebsworth as he launches his first full collection of poetry (flipped eye publishing)
20th September 7:30pm
Gipsy Hill Tavern
(very close to Gipsy Hill Railway Station and Crystal Palace)
Peter will read extensively from his book and will be joined by friends:
Gillie Robic, David Floyd, Orlanda Marsden, Katherine Lockton and Caroline Vero
who will read one poem of their own.
Admission £6/£5.50 concessions
(includes a copy of Peter’s debut collection of poetry priced at £6)
|Plymouth||22nd September 2016||
|London||23rd September 2016||
the earth, beyond the mind, beyond the myth, a story true� � A poetic trilogy by
the contemporary Greek poet & philosopher Dimitris Kakalidis
The presentation will be held in English and Greek on Friday 23 September 2016, at 19:15, at the Hellenic Centre Friends Room, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS.
|London||28th September 2016||
And, of course, not forgetting the renowned Jawdance open mic draw! Calling all poets, part-time poets, partial-to-an-open-mic poets, or even I�ve-written-what-I-think-is-a-poem-but-I�m-not-a-poet poets� Jawdance is your chance to share a stage with some of the biggest names in spoken word at East London�s very own independent arts venue, RichMix.
|Preston||2nd October 2016||
North West launch of the new Grey Hen Press anthology Extraordinary Forms: some wonders of the natural world with Julia Deakin. Rosemary Doman, Joy Howard, Char March, Frances Nagle and Hannah Stone. At The Harris Library, Market Square, Preston PR1 2PP 2-3.30 pm This reading will be part of the National Fun Palaces events programme �Everyone an artist, everyone a scientist�
|Glasgow||6th October 2016||
Scottish launch of the new Grey Hen Press anthology Extraordinary Forms: some wonders of the natural world. With Joy Howard, Mandy Macdonald and Eveline Pye. The winner of the 2015 Hen Run chapbook competition Hilary Stobbs will also read from her prizewinnng publication Until It Rains. At Glasgow Women�s Library, 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow G40 1BP from 12.30 - 2pm
|Swindon||6th-9th October 2016||
Poetry Swindon Festival 2016 will be held at the picturesque Coate Water Country Park, the birthplace of one of the world's greatest nature writers, Richard Jefferies. The festival is renowned for creating warm and welcoming poetry events, providing great poetry with enjoyment at its heart. The Big Poetry Weekend features dozens of poets and takes place between 6th to 9th October 2016 with Andrew McMillan and Kim Moore as poets in residence. For details and tickets, including accommodation packages visit Poetry Swindon Festival http://www.poetryswindon.org/.
|Portsmouth||18th October 2016||
SOUTH 54 Launch and Reading at
7.00pm for 7.30pm, Tuesday, 18th October 2016
Come and celebrate the launch of SOUTH 54. Meet poets published in this issue
who will read short selections of their poems. There will be an interval for refreshments and the evening will end at 10.00 pm. Charge for non-readers �3.00. No
charge for Foundation members (plus one guest) and readers.
|Reading||29th October 2016||
South East launch of the new Grey Hen Press anthology Extraordinary Forms: some wonders of the natural world with Gill Learner, Wendy Klein, Jean Watkins and Christine Webb at RISC, 35-39 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS 3-4.30 pm
|London||10th November 2016||
10th November 2016. London launch of the new Grey Hen Press anthology Extraordinary Forms: some wonders of the natural world with Ann Drysdale, Angela Kirby, Ruth Smith and Anne Stewart. At Queens Park Books, 87 Salusbury Rd, London NW6 7-8.30 pm