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|Enfield||6th September 2014||
Enfield Poets Present:
with Rockingham Press Featuring: David Perman, John Forth, and John
Godfrey. + Open Mic
Welcome to the new season of Enfield Poets at the Dugdale Theatre. In the afternoon, Alan Murray will be hosting a workshop called ‘The Secret Life of Metaphor’. This will be the first in a series of high-quality, but affordable workshops under the banner of Enfield Poets at the Dugdale. For details of this and future workshops, see the ‘Workshops’ page of our website (www.enfieldpoets.com).
|Galway||12th September 2014||
The September Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering presents readings by Galway based poet and writer Vinny Finn, visiting Australian poet Teresa Bell, Northern Irish poets Deirdre Cartmill & Maria McManus and the AWAY WITH WORDS writers. The event will take place at Galway Arts Centre’s NUNS’ ISLAND THEATRE, Nuns’ Island, Galway on Friday, September 12th, 8pm. All are welcome. There is no cover charge.
|London||12th September 2014||
On Friday 12 September 7pm, the Institut
français in London is organising a unique (and free!) evening of
poetry readings and discussions featuring Jacques Réda, one
of France’s greatest living poets, recipient of the Prix Goncourt de
la Poésie. Joining Réda in this intimate event, Helen Mort,
Tamar Yoseloff and Justin Hopper recently saw their
poems published in the
|Hebden Bridge||25th September 2014||
Meet the Authors: Char March, Keith
Hutson and Mandy Sutter
Hebden Bridge Library, Cheetham Street, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EP - 7.30pm
FREE- reserve your place in advance on 01422 288040 or email
6th October 2014
1st December 2014
Zest! open floor poetry nights
Zest! open floor poetry nights take place at Alexanders Jazz Theatre Bar, Rufus Court, off Northgate, Chester CH1 2JG. Zest! nights take place on just four Mondays in the year and start at 8:00pm.
Bring your own, or a favourite, poem to read or just come along to enjoy listening
6th October 2014: Guest poet: Brian Johnstone, well known Scottish poet.
1st December 2014: Christmas Zest!
For all enquiries about Zest! email firstname.lastname@example.org
|London||18th October 2014||
Poetry in Palmers Green Reading 18th October 2014: R�is�n Tierney, Stephen Watts, Myra Schneider, Adele Ward and Alan Murray. Music from The Helios Consort. St John's Church Hall, 1 Bourne Hill/corner Green Lanes, London N13 4DA. 6.45pm for 7.15pm start. �5(�3.50 conc.). Books for sale. Refreshments. Book in early for open mic.
Contact Myra 020 8886 1329 email@example.com or Katherine Twitter@Katherinexyz23
29th November 2014
Apples and Snakes and Word Life Present
PICTURE THE POET - LIVE EVENT
Featuring John Agard and Buddy Wakefield, 29 November, 7pm
Graves gallery, Surrey Street, Sheffield S1 2LH
To mark the closing of the Picture The Poet exhibition in Sheffield, two internationally-acclaimed writers and performers read their poetry.
John Agard is an Afro-Guyanese poet and playwright now living in Britain. He has published numerous collections and won various awards, most recently the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry in 2012.
Buddy Wakefield is an American slam poet. One of the most successful performance poets anywhere in the world, he has two Individual World Poetry Slam Championship wins under his belt.
Also featuring local poets Gav Roberts, Stan Skinny and a performance by young people inspired by the Picture The Poet exhibition.