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august, 2021

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19sepAll Day10octFalling Birds

11mar(mar 11)12:00 am15sep(sep 15)12:00 amThe Moth Nature Writing Prize

01may12:15 am31oct(oct 31)11:45 pmBedford International Writing Competition

06aug7:00 pm8:30 pmPoetry Lit!

08aug2:30 pm4:30 pmWilliam Shakespeare’s London (Guided Walk)

10aug7:00 pm10:30 pmSpoken, Not Stirred

15aug2:30 pm4:30 pmJohn Milton’s London (Guided Walk)

18aug7:30 pm9:00 pmAn Evening with Julia Copus

21aug7:15 pm9:30 amTunbridge Well Poetry Festival Virual Poetry Event

22aug2:30 pm4:30 pmThe London Poetry Walk

27aug7:00 am10:15 pmThe New Poetry Shack

29aug2:30 pm4:30 pmJohn Betjeman’s London (Guided Walk)