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  • 04 Oct 2018 South Bank Centre - National Poetry Day Live
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    National Poetry Day Live

    04 Oct 2018

    National Poetry Day Live is back for a free evening of poetry in the newly reopened Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer.

    Join us to hear radical poetry that looks at this year's theme of 'change'.

    Hear the poets that are bringing about shifts in culture and society through their work and inspiring generations of young poets.

    Presented by Southbank Centre and The Poetry Society.

    Reading, Performance, Free

    View South Bank Centre website
  • 18 Sep 2018 Forward Arts Foundation - The Forward Prizes for Poetry
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    The Forward Prizes for Poetry

    18 Sep 2018

    See the most coveted poetry prizes in the British Isles awarded live on stage by jury chair Bidisha and writer Chris McCabe, and hear readings from the 15 shortlisted poets.

    The Forward Prizes rank among the year’s great literary celebrations: this is an unmissable evening for anyone interested in the best new poetry published today.


    View Forward Arts Foundation website
  • 04 Oct 2018 Ledbury Poetry Festival - Ledbury Poetry Festival 7 Airs screening
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    Ledbury Poetry Festival 7 Airs screening

    04 Oct 2018

    Join the Festival for a screening of the groundbreaking 7 Airs production which premiered in 2017. Poetry from European poets paired with UK counterparts sharing the airs in site specific locations: Alison Brackenbury/ Ales Steger, Sara_Jane Arbury/ Goran Colakhodzic, Megan Barker/ Nikolina Andova, Fiona Sampson/ Lilliana Ursu, Jonathan Edwards/ Martin Solotruk, Paul Henry/ Katarzyna Zdanowicz. Beautiful, haunting, horizon altering poetry for National Poetry Day. In association with Herefordshire Libraries

    Performance, Library

    View Ledbury Poetry Festival website
  • 04 Oct 2018 Poetry Swindon - Emergency Poet at Poetry Swindon
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    Emergency Poet at Poetry Swindon

    04 Oct 2018

    Emergency Poet

    The UK's best-known mobile poetic first aid service comes to Swindon for the first time, as poet Deborah Alma dispenses poetry prescriptions from her 1970s ambulance. Just turn up!
    Richard Jefferies Museum
    Marlborough Road (corner of Day House Lane) Coate Water Swindon

    Performance, Free

    View Poetry Swindon website
  • 04 Oct 2018 Friends of Aisholt Church - Poetry Evening
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    Poetry Evening

    04 Oct 2018

    A community social evening for all, with readings of poetry, hosted in the ancient All Saints'Church, 'a church in a green romantic chasm', as Coleridge described it, located in the small rural hamlet of Aisholt,Somerset. There will be readings of poems written by local poets as well as historically famous poets associated with the locality with opportunity to discuss and appreciate the works. There will be an attempt to entwine the theme of 'Change' into the poems selected for airing at the event. There will be refreshments of wine, fruit juice, tea coffee and nibbles available.


    View Friends of Aisholt Church website

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