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june, 2017

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

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

1apr - 30jun12:00 amjun 30- 11:45 pmFool for Poetry International Chapbook Competition

4apr - 31julapr 412:00 amjul 31Winchester Poetry Prize

24apr - 5junapr 2412:00 amjun 5"When I Think of My Dad" Essay Contest

1may - 30jun12:00 amjun 30- 12:00 amFool for Poetry International Chapbook Competition

2jun6:30 pm- 8:00 pmBlackfriars Vocal

2jun7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month

3junAll DayWriting on the Wall: Can Poetry Save the Planet?

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

5jun6:30 pm- 8:30 pmLuke Wright performs all his best bits

6jun7:00 pm- 9:30 pmSP Book Launch Shindig!

6jun7:30 pm- 8:45 pmPoetry @ The Print Room

7jun7:00 pmCarolyn Elizabeth Oxley, Fran Lock & Melissa Lee-Houghton at The Poetry Café

8jun6:30 pm- 8:00 pmTranslation Pitch: East and Southeast Asia with PEN Presents

8jun6:30 pm- 9:00 pmCPCFire open mic show // Brockley Max Festival 2017


9jun - 22jun 96:30 amjun 22MAYA ANGELOU: AND STILL I RISE

10jun - 23jun 106:30 amjun 23MAYA ANGELOU: AND STILL I RISE

11jun2:00 pm- 6:00 pmEyewear Summer Pamphlet Launch

11jun2:00 pm- 3:00 pmAfternoon Poems: The Pleasures of Tea

12jun7:00 pm- 9:30 pm'you are mistaken' - Rialto launch

15jun8:00 pm- 10:00 pmPoetry Goes POP! with Varjack & Simpson

17jun2:00 pm- 3:00 pmKeats House Garden Tour

18jun11:00 am- 12:00 pmKeats House Garden Tour

18jun4:00 pm- 10:30 pmBlood, Sweat and Fears

19jun - 24jun 194:00 pmjun 24Residential Poetry writing course at The Garsdale Retreat

19jun7:00 pm- 9:00 pmScratch, Crackle & POP!

20jun7:00 pm- 8:30 pmTemplar Poetry Live: Beatrice Garland launching The Drum

24jun11:00 am- 1:30 pmKeats in the City Guided Walk

24jun6:30 pm- 8:30 pmOn a Summer Evening: Late Night Opening at Keats House

25jun11:30 am- 12:15 pmGuided Tour: The Architectural History of Keats House

26jun7:00 pm- 8:15 pmThe Language of Home: Anna Selby in conversation with Bejan Matur, Jen Hadfield and Canan Marasligil

26jun8:00 pm- 10:00 pmplanet earthpoetry party with guest readers, music & prize-quiz, with a theme of planets & Perseids, stars & satellites, orbits, galaxies & constellations...

28junAll Day‘moments/that stretch horizons’: an international poetry symposium for practitioners

29jun6:30 pm- 9:00 pmCapriccio of the Lagoon with Jamie McKendrick

29jun8:00 pm- 10:00 pmThe Venus Papers

30jun6:30 pm- 9:00 pmBlackfriars Vocal

30jun7:00 pm- 8:30 pmKeats and the Poems of 1817

30jun7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month