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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

Upcoming events

Jul 6 Mon

Tricolour July: Kevin Cadwallender, Rachel Amey, Colin McGuire

A monthly night showcasing three different poetry and spoken word talents.

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Jul 9 Thu

Poetry Picnic with Grey Hen Press

We’re delighted to be hosting our third poetry event in partnership with Grey Hen Press.

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Jul 9 Thu


An evening of readings and performances based around the theme of 'misremembering'.

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Jul 22 Wed

Poets Against Humanity

Features Vicki Jarrett Chung, Freddie Alexander and Jennifer Lynn Williams

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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…

Light! National Poetry Day, Thursday 8 October...

National Poetry Day is Thursday 8 October 2015. Coming up soon: our poem postcards, free download posters, activities and teaching ideas on this year's theme of 'Light'! Find out more…

Reading Groups

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