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may, 2018

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1feb - 27mayAll DayInternational Welsh Poetry Competition

13apr - 31julapr 136:00 pmjul 31Winchester Poetry Prize

26apr - 26mayapr 267:30 pmmay 26Bang Said The Gun

1may - 31jul12:00 amjul 31- 11:45 pmINDIGO-FIRST COLLECTION COMPETITION (Poetry)

4may7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month

8mayAll DayPoetry at the Adelaide

10may7:00 pm- 10:30 pmSpoken, Not Stirred

11may - 17may 116:30 pmmay 17Film Screening: The Poetess

12may10:30 am- 4:30 pmPoetry School: Trash Poetics with Elaine Kahn

12may - 18may 126:30 pmmay 18Film Screening: The Poetess

14may - 21All DayBeyond Words Festival

14may7:30 pm- 9:30 pmDulwich Festival - A Celebration of Poetry

14may7:30 pm- 10:30 pmThis Other 'English'

15may - 17julmay 156:45 pmjul 17Poetry School: Shaping a Style with Tim Dooley

15may - 17julmay 157:00 pmjul 17Poetry School: Poetics of Presence with Matti Spence

16may6:30 pm- 9:30 pmCPCFIRE CAMDEN - The Loudest Chocolate Show in Camden

16may - 18julmay 167:00 pmjul 18Poetry School: Ecopoetry, Environmentalism and Activism with Samantha Walton

16may7:00 pm- 10:30 pmYou're Hysterical

18may - 25may 184:00 pmmay 25Poetry Retreat

18may - 15junmay 186:45 pmjun 15Poetry School: Talking Back: Poetry, Dialogue and Voice

18may7:00 pm- 9:30 pmIn Town Tonight: Elaine Kahn and Meryl Pugh

18may7:30 pm- 11:00 pmLate at the Library: Superjam - 50 Years of Radical Words

19may10:30 am- 4:00 pmPoetry School: Manchester Saturday Sessions with the Sansoms

19may10:30 am- 4:30 pmPoetry School: Metic Poets with Nick Makoha

19may1:00 pm- 2:30 pmUrban Tree Festival: Haiku in a Japanese Garden

19may7:00 pm- 9:30 pmIn Town Tonight: Hera Lindsay Bird and Joe Dunthrone (

19may7:00 pm- 9:30 pmIn Town Tonight: Hera Lindsay Bird and Joe Dunthrone

20may9:45 am- 1:00 pmIntroduction to Creative Writing

20may5:00 pm- 6:30 pmUrban Tree Festival: Haiku in Queen's Wood

20may5:00 pm- 6:00 pmThe Last Poets - Dulwich Festival

23may7:00 pm- 8:00 pmPOETRY PLAYBACK · Giant by Richard Georges (In collaboration with Poetry School)

23may7:30 pm- 10:00 pmDoctor Zeeman's Catastrophe Machine

24may7:00 pm- 8:00 pmLaunch of The Masses by Giles Goodland

25may - 28may 2510:30 ammay 28Poetry in Flowers

25may7:00 pm- 10:00 pmX Rated: Women Speaking - poetry performance night

25may7:00 pm- 10:00 pmX Rated: Women Speaking - poetry performance night

26may10:30 am- 1:30 pmPOETRY WORKSHOP · with Richard Georges (In collaboration with Poetry School)

26may7:00 pm- 10:00 pmSay Something

26may - 26junmay 267:30 pmjun 26Bang Said The Gun