The Poetry Kit
A LOT IN THE UK BUT WE ARE HAPPY TO LIST EVENTS WORLDWIDE
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Regular UK Open Mic Events - Poetry Festivals - One Off and Special Poetry Events
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|Sheffield||18th - 24th May 2015||
South Yorkshire Poetry Festival
We are pleased to support a wide range of readings, performances, open mics, workshops and poetry walks across South Yorkshire, from a ROMP at The Bridge Inn to a journey down the Mexborough canal. We hope that the festival will be a meeting of poetry communities, writers' groups and national voices, and a springboard for future festivals and literature events throughout South Yorkshire.
Full programme and booking details:
|Teddington||21st May 2015||
Liz Lochhead. Somethings Old, Somethings New the Landmark Arts Centre in Teddington
From the bittersweet to the rude and raunchy, Scotland�s Makar, Liz Lochhead, presents a spellbinding and beguiling show, mixing poems, monologues and music accompanied by the soulful sax of Steve Kettley. An intoxicating mix of some of her best work from the past 45 years.
'brilliant, raucous and scabrously funny' Sunday Times
Thursday 21 May. Doors and bar open 7.15pm. Performance starts 8.00pm
Tickets: �13 / �12 concs / �11 Landmark Arts Centre members
Box Office: 020 8977 7558 or http://www.landmarkartscentre.org/whats-on/music-dance-performing-arts.html#e150521
The centre has wheelchair access. Any wheelchair users should telephone 020 8977 7558 in advance for advice on parking and seating at the event.
|Lewes||21st May 2015||
The Darling Bards of May! Open Mic Poetry with MC Ollie Wilson and special guest poet Rachel Pantechnicon. Legendary limerick competition. All welcome to read or to watch.
Thursday 21st May at 8.30pm
The Lewes Arms
1 Mount Place
Admission �5/�4 conc & readers.
|Cobalt, Ontario||21st - 23rd May 2015||
Spring Pulse Poetry Festival
www.springpulsepoetryfestival.com the eighth annual
poetry/arts event will be held from May 21 to May 23 in Cobalt
Ontario. We continue to be pioneers in bringing Northern Ontario�s
only poetry/arts festival to our literary community. Come experience
the North's famous hospitality and the best valued poetry festival
in Canada where all reading events are free. See website for
See website for details.
|Preston||27th May 2015||
KOROVA POETRY WED 27th MAY 7-30 pm
Our guest poet for May is Alan Dent who is going to be reading from his work and speaking about his long-running Preston based magazines: The Penniless Press and Mistress Quickly's bed.
Ezra Aharon, or simply "Ezra" is a poet and music producer from London with roots in rap and a love for double meanings and word play.
Vicky Lindsay is a musician and writer based in Preston.
|Preston||6th June 2015||
6th June. North West launch of the new Grey Hen Chapbooks Shades of Meaning: poems about colours; Transitions: poems about the seasons and Outlook Variable: poems about weather. Readings by various contributors. Harris Central Library, Market St, Preston PR1 2PP. 3-4.30pm