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april, 2017

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

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

15mar - 1maymar 1512:00 ammay 1- 11:59 pmMy Mother, My Hero Essay Contest

2apr1:00 pm- 4:00 pmInternational Children’s Book Day at Keats House

3apr5:48 pm- 5:48 pmPoetry London Summer Readings

6apr6:30 pmHeartbreakersLove, Lust and Deception

7apr7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month

9apr2:00 pm- 3:00 pmAfternoon Poems: Edward Thomas

10apr6:30 pm- 8:00 pmBetween Categories: Researching Poet and Film Maker Margaret Tait

12apr7:30 pm- 10:00 pmHammer and Tongue Southampton

19apr6:15 pm- 8:30 pmWriting Group - Fiction Workshop


21apr7:00 pmJohn HegleyThe Further Adventures of Monsieur Robinet

22apr7:15 pm- 9:45 pmPoetry in Palmers Green

23apr3:00 pm- 5:00 pmPutting Poetry in its Place

25apr7:00 pm- 8:30 pmTemplar Poetry Live: Olive Broderick and the iOTA Shots Pamphlet Award Launch

26apr6:30 pm- 8:30 pmThe Poetry Review spring launch

28apr - 1mayapr 2810:00 ammay 1- 4:00 amSouth Downs Poetry Festival 3-day Residential

29apr11:00 am- 1:30 amKeats in Hampstead Guided Walk

30apr11:00 am- 11:45 amGuided Tour: The Architectural History of Keats House