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

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

13mar(mar 13)12:00 am15sep(sep 15)11:45 pmThe Moth Nature Writing Prize

15apr(apr 15)12:00 am28jun(jun 28)12:00 amOriginal Theatre Online - The Habit of Art

21apr(apr 21)3:00 pm31may(may 31)11:45 pmINDIGO-FIRST PAMPHLET COMPETITION 2020

26apr7:30 pm26may9:00 pmBang Said The Gun

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

01may7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month

06may7:30 pm11:45 pmDreading Poetry Competion

09may8:00 pm9:00 pmSxip Shirey Debs Newbold for Sofa Story Club

10may7:00 pm10:30 pmSpoken, Not Stirred

10may8:00 pm9:00 pmDizraeli Maria Dahvana Headley Sofa Story Club

16may11:00 am5:00 pmIntroductory Workshop Day for Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes

16may11:00 am1:30 pmKeats in the City Guided Walk

17may8:00 pm9:30 pmSofa Story Club: Chris Redmond, Joyce Lee the Repeat Beat Poet

20may7:00 pm8:30 pmCiaran Carson: The Bard of Belfast

26may7:30 pm26jun9:00 pmBang Said The Gun

27may7:00 pm8:30 pmCiaran Carson: The Bard of Belfast

27may7:00 pm8:15 pmIncite Poetry

29may7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month