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february, 2016

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24sep - 8febsep 247:00 pmfeb 8BIRMINGHAM: LEVEL UP SEASON 4
2nov - 1marnov 212:00 ammar 1- 12:00 amBrittle Star’s Poetry & Short Fiction Competition: The Sequel!
1dec - 12feb12:00 amfeb 12- 11:45 pmBristol Poetry Prize 2015
1jan - 29feb12:00 amfeb 29- 12:00 amPoets & Player Poetry Competition 2016
18jan - 14marjan 187:00 pmmar 14Leigh-on-Sea Poetry Workshop, with Simon Pomery
22jan - 29febAll DayThe Expiration: John Donne Poetry Film by award-winning filmmakers is launched online
1feb7:00 pmPoetry London: Spring Launch
1feb7:30 pmBards Without Borders
1feb7:30 pmBards without Borders
3feb8:00 pmA DAVID GASCOYNE CELEBRATIONA celebration of the centennial of enigmatic English poet David Gascoyne
6feb - 19marfeb 62:00 pmmar 19TELLING TALES
10feb7:00 pm- 8:30 pmShakespeare’s Sonnets, with Germaine Greer and Michael Rosen
10feb7:30 pm- 10:00 pmBook launch for Mildly Erotic Verse
10feb7:30 pm- 9:00 pmTristram Cooke poetry reading and book launch
11feb7:00 pm- 9:00 pmLove Poems for Valentine’s at Waterstones Birmingham
11feb7:30 pmA Valentine for Nature: Haiku at the Made in Greenwich Gallery
12feb7:00 pmLaunch for Blinking in the Lightnew poetry pamphlet by Louisa Adjoa Parker.
13feb1:00 pm- 3:00 pmPen to Print Poetry Workshops
13feb3:00 pm- 4:00 pmAfternoon Poems: Love is…
14feb6:00 pm- 8:00 pmValentine’s Day at Keats House
14feb7:30 pmThe JAZZ VERSE JUKEBOX presents a spoken word & music 'Love Edition'
15feb7:00 pmStevie Smithan event exploring the work of one of the twentieth century’s most popular poets.
16feb7:00 pm- 8:30 pmTemplar Poetry Live: Dawn Wood and Tom Kelly
16feb7:30 pmPoetry @ The Print Room
17feb6:30 pm- 9:00 pmWorkshop: Translating Kurdish Poetry with Mohammad Mustafa
17feb7:30 pm- 9:30 pmMalkin: an evening with the Pendle witches
21feb1:00 pm- 4:00 pmFamily Day: There Was a Naughty Boy
23feb - 22marfeb 236:00 pmmar 22Illustrating Alice
23feb - 22marfeb 236:00 pmmar 22Illustrating Alice
24feb7:30 pm- 9:30 amJAWDANCE
26feb7:30 pmTRAILERS
27feb11:00 am- 1:30 pmKeats in Hampstead Guided Walk
27feb1:00 pm- 3:00 pmPen to Print Poetry Workshops
28feb2:00 pm- 4:00 pmBring out Your Inner Animal