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february, 2020

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19nov(nov 19)12:00 am10feb(feb 10)11:45 pmDial-a-Poem National Student Poetry Competition

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

01jan12:00 am01apr11:45 pmThe Alpine Fellowship 2020 Writing Prize

21jan(jan 21)6:45 pm24feb(feb 24)8:45 amReading Course: Those Various Scalpels – Four Modernist Women

26jan7:30 pm26feb9:00 pmBang Said The Gun

28jan(jan 28)6:45 pm24mar(mar 24)8:45 pm“Between the shadow & the soul”: Exploring Latin American Poetry

30jan(jan 30)12:00 pm08mar(mar 8)6:00 pmThe Bard: William Blake at Flat Time House

30jan(jan 30)6:45 pm26feb(feb 26)8:45 pmRadical Resistances: Writing Against Sense

01feb10:30 am4:30 pmWriting the Self: Performance & Sacrifice

02feb7:30 pm10:45 pmDreading Poetry Competion

03feb6:30 pm9:30 pmPN Review 250 Launch Party

04feb6:30 pm8:00 pmCarcanet at 50: Edinburgh

05feb7:00 pm9:30 pmDebut Zine Launch SAWTI #01

05feb7:00 pm8:30 pmPoetry against Homelessness

05feb7:30 pm9:00 pmFinding God in Poetry

06feb6:30 pm8:30 pmKeats and Wine

06feb7:30 pm11:45 pmDreading Poetry Competion

06feb7:30 pm9:00 pmAll Saints Sessions: Fusion of Poetry & Sound

07feb7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month

09feb(feb 9)10:30 am15mar(mar 15)4:30 pmHer Voracious Stare: Inspiration from the Eye & Art of Dora Maar

09feb2:00 pm3:00 pmAfternoon Poems: 'An Agreeable Variety'

10feb7:00 pm10:30 pmSpoken, Not Stirred

12feb7:30 pm10:00 pm87.14 Kalulé Hilson Walton Grundy Shah Denyer

12feb7:30 pm9:00 pmFinding God in Poetry

13feb6:30 pm9:00 pmLate Night Keats: ‘Sick of Love’

13feb7:00 pm9:00 pmPoetry London Spring 2020 Readings

14feb8:30 pm11:30 pmOther Love

15feb(feb 15)10:30 am16(feb 16)4:30 pmX-Lit: Ways into Memoir

16feb11:00 am1:30 pmKeats in the City Guided Walk

16feb2:00 pm4:00 pmDean Atta Workshop: Alter Ego Poetry

17feb8:15 pm10:30 pmIncite! Poetry LGBT History Month Special

19feb(feb 19)12:00 am30jun(jun 30)11:45 pmThe Moth Short Story Prize 2020

19feb6:30 pm8:30 pmPoets in Response to Blake: Chris McCabe, Niall McDevitt, Karen Sandhu Iain Sinclair

19feb7:30 pm9:00 pmFinding God in Poetry

20feb1:00 pm9:30 pmCarcanet at 50: Cardiff

20feb6:30 pm8:00 pmKeats’s Killing Breath: Poetry and Theories of Consumption

22feb10:30 am4:30 pmFree Verse Poetry Book & Magazine Fair 2020

23feb1:00 pm3:00 pmBlake Walk of Peckham

26feb6:30 pm8:30 pmPoets in Response to Blake: Keith Jarrett, Chris McCabe, Robert Montgomery Tamar Yoseloff

26feb6:30 pm8:30 pmLaunch of alphabet poem with Emily Critchley & Michael Kindellan

26feb7:30 pm9:00 pmFinding God in Poetry

26feb7:30 pm26mar9:00 pmBang Said The Gun

28feb7:00 pm9:30 pmThe Whole Story: poetry, prose and music

29febAll DayPoetry Surgery with Maurice Riordan

29feb10:30 am1:30 pmPOETRY WORKSHOP · A Ballad of Transformation · with poet Ella Frears

29feb10:30 am4:30 pmIn My Beginning is My End: Masterclass


29feb7:00 pm8:00 pmThis Poo Shall Pass