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june, 2019

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01jan12:00 am31jul(jul 31)11:45 pmBetjeman Poetry Prize

01mar12:00 am21jun(jun 21)12:45 pmMcLellan Poetry Prize

15mar(mar 15)12:00 am30jun(jun 30)11:45 pmBATTERED MOONS POETRY COMPETITION

16mar(mar 16)12:00 am30jun(jun 30)11:59 pmBattered Moons Poetry Competition

20mar12:00 am20jun12:00 amEYELANDS 9th INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY CONTEST - 2019

21mar12:00 am21jun12:00 amEYELANDS 9th INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY CONTEST - 2019

26may7:30 pm26jun9:00 pmBang Said The Gun

02jun(jun 2)6:00 pm22(jun 22)9:30 pmThe Last Word - A Festival Where Words Come Alive

02jun7:30 pmRoundhouse Poetry Slam Final

02jun8:00 pm9:15 pmPizza Express Live: The Night and the Raven

03junAll Day08julFinding the Poem - with Paul Lyalls from Haringey Literature Live

06jun7:30 pm11:45 pmDreading Poetry Competion

06jun7:30 pm9:00 pmFinding God in Poetry

06jun8:00 pmThe Importance of Music to Girls with Lavinia Greenlaw 1970s Village Hall Disco

07jun7:00 pm9:00 pmCentral Saint Martins Presents: Charismatic Objects

07jun(jun 7)7:30 pm08(jun 8)11:45 pmNathaniel Mackey and The Creaking Breeze Ensemble

10jun7:00 pm10:30 pmSpoken, Not Stirred

13jun7:30 pm9:00 pmFinding God in Poetry

14jun(jun 14)3:30 pm31jul(jul 31)11:45 pmINDIGO DREAMS COLLECTION COMPETITION 2019

15jun1:00 pmOut-Spoken Poetry Masterclass: Joelle Taylor

15jun2:00 pm4:00 pmEdward Thomas & Wales

15jun8:00 pm9:15 pmGreenwich Book Festival Poetry: Introducing Jay Bernard’s Surge and Mary Jean Chan’s Flèche

16jun2:30 pm4:30 pmJohn Milton’s London

16jun(jun 16)4:00 pm23(jun 23)10:00 amPoetry Clinic Live!

17jun(jun 17)6:00 pm21(jun 21)1:00 pmPainting with Poetry – Edward Fitzgerald’s Suffolk

18jun9:45 am1:00 pmCreative Writing for Beginners

19jun6:30 pm8:00 pmByron, Boxing and Regency Culture: a talk by Professor Tim Webb

20jun6:30 pm8:00 pmWilliam Blake's Visionary London: 'a Human awful wonder of God!'

20jun7:30 pm9:00 pmFinding God in Poetry

20jun7:45 pmOut-Spoken: June

21jun7:00 pm11:00 pmBeer & Beat Night with Beatnikz Republic

21jun7:30 pm10:30 pmJazz Verse Jukebox

22junAll Day26The Frost Place 2019 Conference on Poetry and Teaching

23jun8:00 pm9:30 pm20 Love (Portsmouth Festivities 2019

26jun7:30 pm26jul9:00 pmBang Said The Gun

26jun8:00 pmNational Poetry Library Lates: June

27jun7:30 pm9:00 pmFinding God in Poetry

27jun7:30 pm9:30 pmLamb Festival Poetry Evening

28jun6:30 pm8:00 pmWOW - Women On War

28jun7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month

29jun10:30 am1:30 pmPOETRY WORKSHOP · Poetic Demolition with poet Martha Sprackland