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june, 2016

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1mar - 31aug1:00 amaug 31- 12:00 amPoetry & Politics competition
11apr - 30junapr 1112:00 amjun 30Battered Moons Poetry Competition
1may - 30jun12:00 amjun 30- 12:00 amThe London Magazine Poetry Competition 2016
1may - 26aug10:00 amaug 26- 5:00 pmBuxton Poetry Competition
11may - 22junmay 117:00 pmjun 22DAVID JONES : MAKER EXTRAORDINARY
21may - 25junmay 2110:30 amjun 25'Poetry and Visual Art' with Tamar Yoseloff
1jun5:30 pm- 8:30 pmUrban Myths and Legends launch party
1jun7:30 pm- 10:30 pmSouth Bank Poetry First Wednesday Readings
1jun8:00 pmONLY YOU CAN SAVE POETRYby Mark Grist & Tim Clare
2jun6:30 pm- 8:00 pmFirst Thursday: Haiku on foot
2jun7:00 pmPOETRY SLAM FINALby Mark Grist & Tim Clare
2jun8:00 pmONLY YOU CAN SAVE POETRYby Mark Grist & Tim Clare
3jun2:00 pmBurning Eye presents MUM’S THE WORD
3jun7:00 pmTONGUE FU
3jun7:00 pm- 9:00 pmShakespeare on Screen: Much Ado About Nothing
4jun - 12jun 410:00 amjun 12Whitstable Biennale 20164-12 June
4jun10:30 am- 4:30 pm'Beauty and the Beast' with Karen Whiteson
4jun1:00 pm- 3:00 pmPen to Print Poetry Workshops
4jun2:00 pmTHE SLEEP SHOWby Rob Auton
4jun3:30 pmTHE SUNSHINE KIDby Harry Baker
4jun6:00 pmSPOKEN WORD AND SOCIAL ACTIVISMby Harry Baker
4jun7:00 pmBBC Radio 1Xtra & Roundhouse present WORDS FIRST LIVEby Harry Baker
4jun7:00 pmLaunch of N2 Poetry Issue 5
5jun5:00 pmNimble Fish presents LOST IN BLUEwritten & performed by Debs Newbold
5jun7:30 pm- 9:00 pmMemorial Reading for Rosemary Dillon
5jun7:30 pm- 9:00 pmMemorial Reading for Rosemary Dillon
5jun7:30 pm- 9:00 pmMemorial Reading for R. A. Dillon
7jun7:15 pm- 10:00 pmThe The the – June (Chamberlain/Clegg/Lafarge/Williams)
7jun7:30 pmPoetry @ The Print Room
8jun7:30 pm- 10:00 pmApples and Snakes Presents STRAIGHT OUT THE BOX
10jun - 11jun 107:30 pmjun 11Poetry & Lyrics Festivala new festival from Poet in the City
11jun10:30 am- 4:30 am'The Bloodjet: Violence in Poetry' with Katrina Naomi
11jun3:00 pm- 4:00 pmAfternoon Poems: Fruit-opia
11jun4:00 pmTelling Tales: Poetry & Folk
11jun6:00 pm- 8:15 pmThe 2016 Kathleen Raine Poetry Celebration
11jun8:00 pmTenderness and RageThe Poetry of Punk
13jun6:00 pm- 9:00 pmArchipelago: Launch Night
14jun7:30 pm- 9:30 pmBen Rogers and Alison Winch launch party
14jun7:30 pmBreak the Silence with Sound
14jun8:00 pmPaines Plough and Latitude Festival present WITH A LITTLE BIT OF LUCKby Sabrina Mahfouz
15jun8:00 pmPaines Plough and Latitude Festival present WITH A LITTLE BIT OF LUCKby Sabrina Mahfouz
16jun - 16julAll DayMarc Chagall, Master of Colour
16jun6:00 pm- 8:00 pmBOOK LAUNCH: THE NO PANIC BOOK OF NOT PANICKING
16jun6:30 pm- 8:30 pmPoetry Book Launch and Readings
16jun6:30 pm- 8:00 pmBeck' Beat Poetry June
16jun8:00 pmPaines Plough and Latitude Festival present WITH A LITTLE BIT OF LUCKby Sabrina Mahfouz
17jun8:00 pmPaines Plough and Latitude Festival present WITH A LITTLE BIT OF LUCKby Sabrina Mahfouz
18junAll DayThe Poet’s Quest for Peace
18jun10:00 am- 3:00 pmAlexander Pope: A Search For Perfection
18jun11:00 am- 1:30 amKeats in Hampstead Guided Walk
18jun1:00 pm- 3:00 pmPen to Print Poetry Workshops
18jun2:00 pm- 3:00 pmJazz goes to Keats with Michael Rosen
18jun4:00 pm- 5:00 pmJazz goes to Keats with Michael Rosen
18jun8:00 pmPaines Plough and Latitude Festival present WITH A LITTLE BIT OF LUCKby Sabrina Mahfouz
19jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmFamily Day: Dazzling Dads
21jun6:30 pm- 9:00 pmLimehouse Books Yurt Salon with South Asian Poets
21jun7:00 pm- 8:30 pmTemplar Poetry Live: The Mask of Anarchy
22jun6:30 pm- 8:45 pmBrittle Star launch issue 38
23jun - 30jun 2312:00 amjun 30The Moth Short Story Prize
23jun - 30sepjun 2312:00 amsep 30Caterpillar Story for Children Prize
23jun8:00 pm- 10:00 pmQUEER’SAY
24jun7:00 pm- 8:30 pmHegley and Friends
24jun7:30 pmJazz Verse Jukebox
25jun10:00 am- 3:00 pmAlexander Pope: A Search For Perfection
25jun11:00 am- 4:30 pmWriting Nature
25jun7:30 pm- 10:30 pmSELAR SPEAKEASY presents LOVE and DEATH
27jun7:00 pm- 8:30 pmPRAXIS 2
28jun7:00 pm- 8:30 pmHow (Not) To Be a Critic with Ian Duhig, Jeremy Noel-Tod and Peter Kahn
28jun7:30 pm- 9:30 pmZONES OF AVOIDANCE - 2013 Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry
28jun7:30 pmA Wave Of Dreams (Louis Aragon) Live perfomance plus Thomas Baigneres
29jun6:30 pm- 10:00 pmHOME IS...
30jun - 31decjun 3012:00 amdec 31Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize
30jun7:00 pm- 8:30 pmLaunch of Green City by Sue MacIntyre & A Massacre of Hummingbirds by Paul Blake