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july, 2015

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1apr - 30nov12:00 amnov 30- 11:45 pmThe Plough Prize Poetry Competition
1may - 31aug12:00 amaug 31- 12:00 amOxford Brookes International Poetry Competition
5jul7:30 pmPanic Brothers Presents: JOHN HEGLEY & Ronnie GoldenThe second in a series of 80s cabaret style evenings of music and comedy at the Bloomsbury Theatre.
5jul7:30 pmApples and Snakes and Bike Shed Theatre present SPOKES: AMAZE!
5jul7:30 pmTorriano Meeting House Poetry Readings: Ross Donlon and Brian DochertyWith Ross Donlon and Brian Docherty
6jul7:30 pmExiled Writers Ink presents Exiled Lit Cafe: Never Again. Again!?Organised and Hosted by Iranian writer Navid Hamzavi
11jul7:00 pmAlexander Pope: In ArcadiaPoet in the City presents a special event in celebration of Alexander Pope.
12jul7:30 pmTorriano Meeting House Poetry Readings: Leah Fritz and Danielle HopeWith Leah Fritz and Danielle Hope
16jul8:00 pmmoney is as innocent as the gunby Geoff Winde
17jul9:00 pmmoney is as innocent as the gunby Geoff Winde
18jul8:00 pmmoney is as innocent as the gunby Geoff Winde
19jul7:30 pmTorriano Meeting House Poetry Readings: Miriam Halahmy and Anne BallardWith Miriam Halahmy and Anne Ballard
20jul7:30 pmFylm Schoolhosted by Simon Munnery with guests John Hegley and Robert Popper
20jul7:30 pmThe 1000 Monkeys presents WORDPLAY IIWith Steve Pottinger, Eddie Chauncy, Anna Kahn, Oh Standfast, Cecilia Delatori, Dónall Dempsey and Simon Mole
22jul7:30 pmApples and Snakes presents JAWDANCEHeadlined by Salena Godden, with Antosh Wojcik and Rhythm of Men.
23jul6:00 pm- 9:00 pmMaking Poetry Workin collaboration with the Poetry Society
23jul7:00 pm- 9:00 pm#FilmVPoetryReading and film screening by Katrina Naomi and Tim Ridley
23jul7:30 pmJIBBA JABBANewcastle’s favourite night of quick-fire spoken word entertainment, featuring special guests from the worlds of music, comedy and poetry.
25jul11:00 am- 1:30 pmKeats in Hampstead Guided Walk
25jul12:00 pm- 1:15 pmPoetry International: Modern War Poetry
25jul1:00 pm- 6:00 pmBook Launch: The New Concrete: Visual Poetry in the 21st CenturyA landmark event in visual poetry
25jul8:00 pmRe:PlayFive BAME poets and writers tackle migration, identity, women’s rights and transracial adoption in an evening of fully-staged solo performances
26jul3:00 pmWellcome Collection presents SEX IN THE AFTERNOONWith Join Kei Miller, Malika Booker, Warsan Shire and Rachel Mars.
26jul7:30 pmTorriano Meeting House Poetry Readings: Poets from Sound CrewWith Poets from Sound Crew
26jul7:30 pmSound Crew poetswith Norman Staines, Jillian Fenn, Judy Brown, Abdul Jamal, Robbie Burton, Valerie Fry, David Foster-Morgan.