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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

Upcoming events

Aug - Sep 30 - 6 Sat

World Enough & Time: a creative retreat

Using Christian's recent book, "World Enough & Time: on Creativity and Slowing Down", as inspiration, you will explore this tiny island, responding and reflecting on your daily experiences... Go to event

Aug 30 Sat

The Poetry Society surgeries with John Glenday

Discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor John Glenday.

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Sep 1 Mon


Tricolour is a monthly event showcasing three different poetry and spoken word talents.

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Sep 5 Fri

Poetry Cafe

Read, recite, and discuss or just listen to and enjoy poetry.

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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…

National Poetry Day

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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