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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

Upcoming events

Nov 25 Tue

Ian Stephen: poet, author, playwright

Ian Stephen is a writer, artist and sailor from the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides.

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Nov 25 Tue

Evergreen: Ideas, Poems, Songs

An evening of ideas, poems and songs in the beautiful and historic Riddles Court.

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Nov 26 Wed

Debjani Chatterjee/Martin Bates

PAS Autumn readings: Debjani Chatterjee/Martin Bates

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Nov 26 Wed

Poetry book discussion group

Peter Larkin’s Give Forest Its Next Portent, published by Shearsman, is our book for discussion in November.

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Need to find a poem for a wedding?

We will be very happy you help you find the poems you need - or even the ones you have 'lost'. We can also help with all sorts of poetry queries. Whatever your question, just get in touch and we'll do our best to help. Ask us a question…

Remember! National Poetry Day, Thursday 2 October...

National Poetry Day is Thursday 2 October 2014. Find out about our poem postcards, free download posters, activities and teaching ideas on this year's theme of 'Remember'! Find out more…

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