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march, 2017

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18jan - 31marjan 1812:00 ammar 31Caterpillar Poetry Prize 2017

7feb - 31marAll DayLines in the Sand Poetry Competition

18feb - 18marAll DayPoetry and Visual Art with Tamar Yoseloff

20feb - 31marfeb 201:00 ammar 31The Caterpillar Poetry Prize

27feb - 4marfeb 278:45 pmmar 4JAMALI MADDIX ‘CHICKENS COME HOME TO ROOST’

1mar7:00 pm- 9:00 pmPoetry of Many Worlds

1mar7:00 pm- 9:00 pmMasterclass with Sean O'Brien

4marAll DayWhat the River Knows - an all-day workshop with Sean O'Brien

4mar11:00 am- 4:00 pmEarth and Air: Three Romantic Poets

6mar - 30junmar 61:00 amjun 30BATTERED MOONS POETRY COMPETITION 2017

8mar7:00 pm- 8:30 pmInternational Women’s Day with Jo Shapcott

9mar8:30 pm- 9:00 pmSelf-poetry

10mar - 21junmar 1012:00 amjun 21McLellan Poetry Competition 2017

10mar7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month

12mar2:00 pm- 3:00 pmAfternoon Poems: Women and War

13mar6:30 am- 8:30 amAn evening of art by Zuzana Medzay and poetry by Jozef Leikert & John Minahane

16mar7:00 pm- 8:30 pm‘Poet in Residence Launch’ with Siana Bangura Plus Special Guests Aliyah Hasinah and Asabi Hawah

17mar8:00 pm- 10:00 pmWords in Motion presents: Poetry Goes Pop! with Varjack & Simpson

18mar10:00 am- 5:30 pmPoetics of home: place and identity creative writing symposium

18mar6:00 pm- 9:00 pmExtra Second London VII: Migration

19mar3:52 pm- 3:52 pmThe Danger of Words in the Age of DangerOne day Symposium with Exiled Writers Ink and SOAS University of London Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies

19mar7:30 pm- 9:15 pmSpit & Polish March

20mar6:00 pmCOLD LIPS x Sylvia Plath Fan Club

21mar7:30 pmPoetry @ The Print Room

21mar8:30 pm- 9:30 pmI'm The Hero of This Story

22mar7:00 pm- 9:00 pmLaunch of Ticker-tape by Rishi Dastidar

25mar11:00 am- 1:30 pmKeats in the City Guided Walk

25mar7:15 pm- 8:15 pmSexy

26mar11:00 am- 11:45 amGuided Tour: The Architectural History of Keats House

28mar7:00 pm- 8:30 pmTemplar Poetry Live: Oliver Comins and Michael Woods

31mar6:30 pm- 9:00 pmBeckbeat at Blackfriars Settlement