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ONE OFF AND SPECIAL POETRY EVENTS

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  Regular UK Open Mic Events  -  Poetry Festivals  -  One Off and Special Poetry Events


REGULAR EVENTS IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD

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Enfield Town 4th October 2014

Enfield Poets Present:  The Kings Cross Group
Featuring: Danielle Hope, Wendy French,

Martyn Crucefix, Mo Gallaccio, Diane Tang,

and Lynne Hjelmsgaard.
+ Open Mic
The Dugdale Centre, Enfield Town, 7.30pm

Chester 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

Zest! 2014

6th October 2014: Guest poet: Brian Johnstone, well known Scottish poet.

1st December 2014: Christmas Zest!

For all enquiries about Zest! email zestatchester@gmail.com

London 15th October 2014

Launch of SOUTH Poetry Magazine No. 50

7:30 pm Wednesday,  15 October  2014 to 10:00 pm

Join us for the launch of SOUTH Poetry Magazine No. 50, with readings from featured poets and our Profiled Poet, Peter Butler.
The reading will be in the downstairs room at the Poetry Cafe, 22, Betterton Street, Covent Garden starting promptly at 7.30pm on Wednesday 15th October. There are snacks and drinks available in the cafe all afternoon and evening, and some of SOUTH management team will be there beginning the celebrations from 6.30pm.

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 myraschneider@gmail.com or Katherine Twitter@Katherinexyz23

Preston 24th October 2014

Riverside Poetry presents an Evening of Prize Winning Poetry with Manchester Poetry Prize winner JUDY BROWN and by special request KIM MOORE. There will be short contributions from invited poets.

Venue: The Continental, South Meadow Lane, Preston PR1 8JP

Date and time: 24th October at 7-30 pm

Cost: �4

Contact: Terry Quinn at tsqdor@hotmail.com or 01772 822649

There is excellent disabled access.

South Easton, MA, USA 26th October 2014

"SUNDAY" POETRY AT THE BLACKTHORNE PUBLICK HOUSE

(508-297-2236)

402 TURNPIKE ST. (RT.138)

SOUTH EASTON, MA 02375

HOSTS: NANCY BRADY CUNNINGHAM & SANDY BORGES

THEME: "HALLOWEEN"   BRING THEME POETRY (OR NOT)

WEAR COSTUME (OR NOT)

READ YOUR OWN WORK OR POEMS OF YOUR FAVORITE POET

 READ SONG LYRICS OR EKPHRASTIC POEMS

FEATURES: NONE / ALL OPEN MIC

3PM TO 5PM

Sheffield 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

http://bit.ly/1q0zLTU

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.