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november, 2018

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10sep(sep 10)12:00 am20dec(dec 20)12:00 amOverton Poetry Prize 2018

11sep(sep 11)12:00 am20dec(dec 20)12:00 amOverton Poetry Prize

02oct(oct 2)12:00 am31dec(dec 31)12:00 pmFive Aspects 2018 Poetry Competition

24oct(oct 24)4:00 am30apr(apr 30)11:45 pmWare Poets Open Poetry Competition 2019

26oct7:30 pm26nov9:00 pmBang Said The Gun

31oct(oct 31)10:30 am05dec(dec 5)1:00 pmFINDING THE POEM with Paul Lyalls

01nov12:00 am30(nov 30)12:00 amRichmond Literature Festival

02novAll Day04Poetry in Aldeburgh

02nov(nov 2)8:00 pm07(nov 7)8:00 pmNarcissist In The Mirror

03nov(nov 3)10:30 am04(nov 4)4:30 pmMondo: The Global Avant-Garde

04nov7:30 pm10:45 pmDreading Poetry Competion

04nov7:30 pm10:45 pmDreading Poetry Competition/Slam

06nov7:00 pm11:00 pmThat’s What SE8 Said

07nov(nov 7)10:30 am12dec(dec 12)1:00 pmFINDING THE POEM with Paul Lyalls

07nov7:00 pm10:00 pmVoices From The Dark

08nov6:30 pm10x10 Tour: Carcanet Press: Manchester Waterstones Deansgate

08nov(nov 8)8:00 pm09(nov 9)8:00 pmToby Thompson: For the Record

09nov(nov 9)11:00 am10(nov 10)7:00 pmSmall Publishers Fair 2018

09nov7:30 pmMatt Abbott: Two Little Ducks

10nov(nov 10)10:30 am11(nov 11)4:30 pmPoem of the Air: Marina Tsvetaeva Translation Weekend

10nov7:00 pm10:30 pmSpoken, Not Stirred

12nov7:00 pm8:45 pmThe Yehuda Amichai Festival

16nov7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month

16nov7:30 pm11:30 pmSoho Poetry Nights present 'Cabarated'

17nov10:30 am4:30 pmThe Portable Generator

19nov7:00 pm9:00 pmsam sax

24nov10:30 am4:30 pmThe Big Idea: Building The Sonnet Sequence

26nov7:30 pm26dec9:00 pmBang Said The Gun

29nov6:30 pm8:00 pmPoetry Launch: Grimspound & Inhabiting Art by Rod Mengham