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december, 2017

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4jul - 31decjul 410:12 amdec 31The Moth Poetry Prize

9sep - 12jansep 92:30 pmjan 12The Writing Room - Creative Writing Course

9oct - 12feboct 92:30 pmfeb 12The Writing Room - Creative Writing Course

27nov - 2decnov 274:00 pmdec 2Winter Writing Retreat (Untutored)

2dec10:30 am- 4:30 pmEmpathy with Sarah Howe

3dec7:00 pm- 9:00 pmPoetry reading with Chris Beckett and Mark Gilfillan

6dec6:45 pm- 8:15 pmToo Close Poetry

7dec9:45 am- 1:00 pmIntroduction to Creative Writing

7dec7:30 pm- 10:45 pmOutspoken: poetry for the people

8dec7:00 pm- 10:00 pmPoetry Book Society Winter Launch

9dec2:00 pm- 4:00 pmPoetry Workshop: The Power of Self Expression

10dec7:00 pm- 10:30 pmSpoken, Not Stirred

11dec7:00 pm- 9:00 pmOpen Mic Fundraiser

13dec7:00 pm- 8:30 pm‘Not here: a queer anthology of loneliness’ with Richard Dodwell, Timothy Thornton and Verity Spott

15dec7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month

18dec7:30 pm- 10:00 pmJohn Agard's 'Roll Over Atlantic' plus poet Shivanee Ramlochan

19dec7:30 pm- 10:00 pmJohn Agard's Roll Over Atlantic plus Tobago Crusoe and Melanie Abrahams

24dec9:30 pm- 11:30 pmJazz Verse Jukebox