Poetry Cafe Calendar

June 2011
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date time event
1 20:00 Oriental Cultural Forum
Poetry and music. £3/2
2 20:00 Tall Lighthouse
With James Byrnes, Helen Mort, Gareth Jones and Kevin Reinhardt. Hosted by John Citizen. £5/4
3 20:00 Intimates
Come and join us for a night of Slam Poetry with a different line up every month. Hosted by Kat Francois. £5/3
4 15:00 Zipang
Mesopotamian poetry workshop. www.zipang.com
6 20:00 Exiled Writers Ink
Monthly gathering of writers exiled from their homeland with featured performances. Hosted by Jennifer Langer. £4/2
6 20:00 Oriental Cultural Forum
Poetry and music. £3/2
7 19:30 Poetry Unplugged
London's premier open mic night. Come and sign up between 6 and 7pm to be in the line up. Hosted by Niall O'Sullivan. £4/3
8 20:00 Loose Muse
London's only regular event for women writers of all genres. Hosted by Agnes meadow. £5/3
9 20:00 Survivors Poetry
Poetry, music, variety floor spots and special guests. £3.50/2.50/1.50
10 19:30 Socialist History Poetry Evening
With Greta Sykes, Deborah Lavin, Vincent Berquet, Gill Oxford, David E. Morgan, Khatchatur Pilikan, David Horsley, Jane Ennis, Penny Dimand and Estella Schmid
11 20:00 Helen Burke
Lively entertaining Northern poet Helen Burkes launches her new collection  "The Ruby Slippers". Music by acoustic singer Julian Willmore.
13 19:30 Monday Musing
NEW. Poetry reading plus open mic. With Alec Bell
14 19:30 Poetry Unplugged
London's premier open mic night. Come and sign up between 6 and 7pm to be in the line up. Hosted by Niall O'Sullivan. £4/3
15 19:30 An Evening With the Gruntlers
Poetry, music and film with David Parry and guests, 7pm start. £5/3
16 20:00 An Evening With Shy Yeti and Other Animals
Charity night with Paul Chandler, John Smallshaw, Gary Groves and Wilfredo
17 20:00 Dodo Modern Poets
Project Adorno. With Keith and Suzanne Drake. Hosted by Patric Cunnane. £6/5
18 19:00 Peter Oram
Launch of "Orchards". A new translation of Rike's French cyle "Vergers"
21 19:30 Poetry Unplugged
London's premier open mic night. Come and sign up between 6 and 7pm to be in the line up. Hosted by Niall O'Sullivan. £4/3
22 19:30 Book Launch: "John Siddique's Full Blood"
The reading will start at 8pm followed a conversation with Dr Claire Chambers then questions from the floor and book signing.
23 20:00 Bloomsbury Voices
Love, Loss, Lust and a few Laughs with a Bloomsbury Threesome. With Andrew Cuthbert, Stephanie Gerra and Bob Goody. Music from Ivor Game and Ben Richardson plus Open Mic. £6/4
24 20:00 Fourth Friday
Special night with Costa Prize winner Christopher Reid, Katy Evans-Bush and music from Liz SimcockHosted by Hylda Sim. £5/4  fourthfriday.wordpress.com
25 19:30 The Shuffle
With Rachel Mc Carthy, Kona MacPhee, Martin Figura, Helen Ivory, Ashok Bery and others. £5/3
27 20:00 Wolf Poetry Launch: Anti Austerity Poets
James Byrnes (freshly back from NYC) and guests: Niall McDevitt and introducind Ko Ko Thett and more. Suggested donation £5
28 19:30 Poetry Unplugged
London's premier open mic night. Come and sign up between 6 and 7pm to be in the line up. Hosted by Niall O'Sullivan. £4/3
29 19:30 The Traces They Wish to Leave
Hosted by Sebastian Hayes. £5/3
30 20:00 Southbank Poetry Magazine Launch
 South Bank Poetry Issue 10 launch. Readings from 8pm onwards. Admission £4/£3 includes a copy of the magazine.