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september, 2017

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

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

25aug - 31octaug 2512:00 amoct 31INDIGO DREAMS PAMPHLET PRIZE 2017

1sep - 30nov12:00 amnov 30- 12:00 amForeign Voices Poetry Competition

2sep - 3All DayPoems4Oceans

3sep7:30 pm- 9:30 pmReading at Torriano Meeting

4sep - 5All DayPoems4Oceans

7sep7:00 pm- 9:00 pmLondon launch and readings from 'The Sound of the Rain' by Elizabeth Cook and 'Driver' by Naomi Jaffa

9sep - 9octsep 910:30 amoct 9Play on: Live Music Inspiration - Workshop

9sep - 12jansep 92:30 pmjan 12The Writing Room - Creative Writing Course

10sep10:00 am- 3:00 pmForaging & Poetry Walk with Richard Osmond

10sep6:00 pm- 8:00 pmSexy Beast - A Spoken Word Show

10sep7:00 pm- 10:30 pmSpoken, Not Stirred

10sep7:30 pm- 9:30 pmReading at Torriano Meeting House

12sep7:30 pm- 10:00 pmThe Spoken Word Night of Art the Arms Fair

14sep6:30 pm- 9:00 pmWorld House: An Evening of Poetry and Discussion

17sep7:30 pm- 9:30 pmReading at Torriano Meeting House

18sep - 23sep 185:30 pmsep 23Experimental Poetry

19sep5:33 pm- 5:33 pmNew Poems / Old Drawings with John Hegley

19sep7:00 pm- 9:00 pmBolt Down This Earth - Poetry Evening

20sep7:00 pm- 9:00 pmPoetry London Autumn 2017 readingswith readings from Nuar Alsadir, Oli Hazzard and Liz Berry

20sep7:00 pm- 10:00 pmYou're Hysterical - Spoken Word Open Mic

21sep7:00 pm- 9:00 pmThe Forward Prizes for Poetry 2017

22sep7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month

24sep7:30 pm- 9:30 pmReading at Torriano Meeting House

28sep8:00 amPoetry Breakfast

28sep9:00 am- 7:45 pmIn Transit - National Poetry Day at St Pancras International

28sep7:00 pm- 9:00 pmPoetry Workshop | Alaskan Yellow Cedar

29sep6:50 pm- 9:00 pmLive experimental poetry & discussion: Hestercap / letglock: diisonance ii

29sep7:15 pm- 9:00 pm“And I sing. I bear the chants, word and poetry, wisdom and clay.”

30sep11:00 am- 10:00 pmFree Verse: The Poetry Book Fair 2017