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september, 2016

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23jun - 30sepjun 2312:00 amsep 30Caterpillar Story for Children Prize

30jun - 31decjun 3012:00 amdec 31Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize

1jul - 12nov9:00 amnov 12- 12:00 amwriteabridge

1sep - 25nov12:00 amnov 25- 12:00 amAnnual Poetry Competition

2sep - 10octsep 212:00 amoct 10GEOFF STEVENS MEMORIAL POETRY PRIZE 2016

2sep - 14octsep 21:00 amoct 14INDIGO DREAMS PAMPHLET PRIZE 2016

4sep7:30 pmSpokes: Amaze!

6sep7:00 pm- 8:30 pm‘I look upon fine Phrases like a Lover’: Keats’s Shakespearean Quotations

9sep7:00 pm- 10:30 pmSpit the Atom

9sep7:30 pm- 10:30 pmOf Love, Lust and Liabilities with Seema Anand

10sep1:00 pm- 3:00 pmPen to Print Poetry Workshops

10sep3:00 pm- 5:00 pmPoets' Place

10sep4:00 pm- 6:00 pmThe The the (Cutler/Hilson/Scott)

10sep5:00 pm- 7:00 pmPoetry on the Cut

11sep2:00 pm- 3:00 pmAfternoon Poems: Relatives

11sep2:30 pm- 4:30 pmShakespeare in London

11sep2:30 pm- 4:30 pmShakespeare in London guided walk

13sep - 25novsep 138:00 amnov 25Stiwdio Maelor Poetry Competition 2016

13sep7:00 pm- 10:00 pmThe Divers Launch Party

13sep8:00 pm- 11:00 pmL.Gold.B.T

15sep - 27sep 157:00 pmsep 27Sound of Forms

15sep7:30 pmHit The Ode

16sep6:30 pm- 9:30 pmLaunch of 'Downpour,' bu Ruth Valentine

16sep6:30 pm- 10:30 pmclinic IV Launch

17sep5:00 pm- 6:30 pmMasters of the Lunar Verse - Chinese Poetry at China Exchange

18sep - 25sep 1810:00 amsep 25Stratford-Upon-Avon Poetry Festival 2016

18sep2:30 pm- 3:30 pmKate Wakeling booklaunch party

18sep7:30 pm- 10:30 pmFrom Darkness, Light

20sep7:00 pm- 9:00 pmThe Forward Prizes for Poetry 2016

20sep7:30 pmKrapp's Last Tape - The South London Launch


22sep - 25sep 2210:00 amsep 25Write on Kew

22sep8:00 pmForked

23sep7:15 pm- 9:15 pm"Beyond the earth, beyond the mind, beyond the myth, a story true" - A poetic trilogy by the contemporary Greek poet & philosopher Dimitris Kakalidis

24sep10:30 am- 4:30 pmBlake in Lambeth

24sep10:30 am- 4:30 pmHands on Zines

24sep10:45 am- 1:00 pmShakespeare in London guided walk

24sep11:00 am- 1:30 pmKeats in Hampstead Guided Walk

24sep1:00 pm- 3:00 pmPen to Print Poetry Workshops

24sep2:00 pm- 4:00 pmShakespeare in London guided walk

24sep3:00 pm- 5:00 pmPoets' Place

24sep7:00 pm- 9:30 amBangla Music Festival

25sep2:00 pm- 4:00 pmShakespeare in Space

25sep7:00 pmShore Poets SEPTEMBERPamela Besant, Dominic Hale, a Shore Poet + Mirka

26sep6:30 pmUnder the Skin: Live Poetry at St Paulsan event from Poet in the City


27sep7:00 pm- 11:00 pmLiterary Nightclub: Generations

27sep7:00 pm- 8:30 pmTemplar Poetry Live: Mark Fiddes and James Giddings

28sep7:30 pmJawdance