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London 23rd July 2015

AN AUDIENCE WITH THE LAST POETS
Thursday 23 July, 8-10.30pm
�8 / �5 conc. in advance | �10 on the door

Conversation. Music. Poetry.

Godfathers of hip hop, spoken word legends and brilliant raconteurs The Last Poets are in town for a rare UK appearance. Grown from the civil rights movement of the late 60�s, they are known for politically charged raps and taut rhythms, addressing social issues and raising African � American consciousness. Join them for an evening of conversation, questions from the audience, and electrifying live performance, hosted by Jumok� Fashola.

What would you ask them? #askTLP #TheLastPoets
Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 8PQ
http://bit.ly/1RwkisW

Armagh 27th - 31st July 2015

John Hewitt International Summer School 2015 at Armagh's Marketplace Theatre Mon 27th-Fri 31st July

With readings, talks, lectures, discussions, creative writing, drama, music from Hannah Lowe, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Paul Muldoon, Niall Campbell, Colette Bryce, Bernard O'Donoghue, Paul Muldoon, Siobhan Campbell, John F. Deane, Eamon Grennan, Heather Richardson, Niall Campbell, Daragh Carville, Keith Donald, Sara Berkeley, Alan Gillis, Moyra Donaldson, Iggy McGovern, Colum Sands, Ian Sansom, Dermot Bolger, Christine Dwyer Hickey, Mary Costello, Barry Devlin, Pat McCabe & many more, plus The Squat Pen, The Lifeboat & Purely Poetry, plus opening address by David Steel (Lord Steel of Aikwood)

Do download the full programme from http://johnhewittsociety.org/summer-school/
Toronto 28th July 2015

Shab-e She�r (Poetry Night) XXXI

The most diverse poetry reading and open mic in Toronto

Featured poets: Karen Lee & Norman Allen + Waleed Abdulhamid

Host: B�noo Zan                                  

Time: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015    

Place: Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham St., Toronto, ON M6G 2L8   

Doors open: 6:15 p.m.

Sign-up for the open mic: 6:30 p.m.

Start: 7 p.m.

Admission: $5

Preston 29th July 2015

Korova Poets would like to invite you to a very special one-off Korova Poetry event: EVOLVING WORDS. This will feature readings from the works of 21st century poets and original responses. You are invited to respond to a contemporary poem with a poem of your own.

Evolving Words will take place on WEDNESDAY 29th JULY 7.30-8.45pm at Korova Arts Cafe & Bar, Charnley St, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2UR

If you would like to book a slot in advance (to read a poem by a 21st C poet and respond with a poem of your own - 5 minutes max) please send your name and a bio (50 words max) to korovapoetry@gmail.com

Heswall 2nd 3rd October 2015

Poetry Kit International Poetry Festival 2015 - Heswall, Wirral, UK.   2nd - 3rd October

Great Poets from around the world confirmed so far poets from around Britain, Ireland, Serbia and Jamaica, India.  Great poems, open floor events and workshops.     Free to attend but please let us know you are coming as some events have restricted numbers.  info@poetrykit.org

I have all venues confirmed for events on Fri 2nd October and Sat 3rd October 2015 as follows,

Friday afternoon 2nd October 2015 Reading at Heswall Library - 1pm - 3pm

Friday evening 2nd October 2015 Reading at Heswall Methodist Church - 7pm - 10pm

Saturday afternoon workshops conducted by Stuart Nunn at the Beacon Cafe, Heswall. - 2pm - 5pm

Saturday evening open floor and social event, Rubin�s Cafe, Heswall - 7pm - 10pm

Saturday till late, social event, Jug and Bottle, Public House

This event has been very successful over the years with poets from USA, Israel, New Zeeland, and all parts of Britain.  You are most welcome to come and read with us, and we would love to meet you.  All events are free but a small contribution at the church venue would be welcome.

Hotels in the area, within walking distance of venues,  Premier Inn Heswall, Jug and Bottle

Palmers Green 24th October 2015

Poetry in Palmers Green 24th October 2015 @ 7.15pm. Parish Centre St. John�s Church, Palmers Green,1 Bourne Hill/corner Green Lanes, London N13 4DA.Lovely warm welcoming venue. Come and hear readings from: Hylda Sims, Lindsay Fursland, Roy Marshall, Maggie Butt and Jane Duran and music from Helios Consort. �5(�3.50 concs) www.facebook.com/PoetryinPalmersGreen