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august, 2017

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5jun - 17augjun 512:00 amaug 17The Resurgence Prize with The Poetry School

1jul - 19nov12:00 amnov 19- 12:00 amShooter Literary Magazine 2017 Poetry Competition

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

28jul - 31augAll DayPoetry Book Contest

1aug - 2512:00 amaug 25- 12:00 amArtfact to Art

1aug - 31All DayHACKNEYED poetry prize

4aug7:00 pm- 8:30 pmSummer Jazz and Poetry

10aug7:00 pm- 10:30 pmSpoken, Not Stirred

12aug - 18All DaySwanwick Writers' Summer School

13aug2:00 pm- 3:00 pmAfternoon Poems: Railway Rhapsody - A Love Affair with Locomotion

24aug3:00 pm- 4:00 pmHead to Battersea Power Station for Children's Poetry with Murray Lachlan Young

24aug8:00 pm- 9:00 pmCatch Murray Lachlan Young's How Freakin' Zeitgeist are you? At Battersea Power Station

25aug7:00 pm- 9:00 pmBlackfriars Vocal

25aug7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month

26aug11:00 am- 1:30 pmShelley: ‘The Trumpet of a Prophecy’ Guided Walk

27augAll DayTemplar Poetry Festival

27aug10:30 am- 12:00 pmWriting and Editing Workshop: Preparing a Short Collection for Submission

27aug1:30 pm- 3:00 pmReading Films/Reading Poetry Workshop

27aug3:30 pm- 4:30 pmWalking the Block - Jane Weir

27aug7:00 pm- 8:00 pmPaul Maddern and Oliver Comins Reading