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ONE OFF AND SPECIAL POETRY EVENTS

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UK POETRY EVENTS CAN BE FOUND ON THESE THREE PAGES


  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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London 18th April 2015

Sat. 18th April 2015 Poetry in Palmers Green Readers: Jacqueline Gabbitas, Fred Beake, Martyn Crucefix, Mimi Khalvati and Dilys Wood. Music: The Helios Consort http://heliosconsort.co.uk/plus open mic - sign up early to read.  6.45 for 7.15pm at Parish Centre, St John�s Church, 1 Bourne Hill, N13 4DA. �5(�3.50 concs). Refreshments. Books for sale. Contact Myra 020 8886 1329 myrarschneider@gmail.com or Katherine 020 8881 1418 mail@katherine-gallagher.com

Manchester 23rd - 25th April 2015

The Spalding Suite - 23rd-25th April 2015- 7:30pm  -  Contact Theatre, Oxford Road, M15 6JA  -  �15 Full/�10 Concession

A new physical theatre show inspired by the UK's basketball sub-culture. Fresh poetry combined with contemporary movement celebrates the elegance and beauty of basketball. The Spalding Suite mixes live beat boxing, Hip-Hop, music, moves and poetry to get to the heart and soul of the gravity-defying game and delves into the hopes and dreams of those who play it.  Suitable for over 12�s.

Teddington 30th April 2015

The Landmark Arts Centre 30th April - Sir Andrew Motion  -  7.30pm (doors open 6.45pm) and is the highlight of our spring season.  Andrew Motion, will be reading from old and new collections including The Customs House, The Cinder Path, and Peace Talks which will be published in June.  There will also be questions from the audience and a book signing.

Supporting Sir Andrew, will be award-winning writer and poet, Owen O'Neill, who will be reading from his 2014 poetry volume Licking the Matchbox, which he launched at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival. 

Keighley 30th April 2015

Poetry night at Keighley Library.

 Hosted by Sarah Corbett & Carola Luther.

April 30th 7 - 9pm, Keighley Library.

Tickets: �5 and �1 concessions (includes refreshments).

Tickets can be purchased from Keighley Library or you can reserve a ticket through me and pay on the night.

01535 618211 or email dionne.hood@bradford.gov.uk

Salisbury 14th May 2015

SOUTH Poetry Magazine 51 Launch

Join us for the LAUNCH and readings from contributors to SOUTH 51 at :

The White Room Studio, Salisbury Arts Centre,

Bedwin Street, Salisbury SP1 3UT

Thursday, May 14th     7pm for 7.30pm start.

General Admission 4

Further information at www.southpoetry.org

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 details.