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Poetry Landmarks of Britain

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Landmarks in Oxford

Associated Place

Chilswell House

  details: Chilswell House, now known as Carmelite Priory, was where Robert Bridges (1844-1930) lived and died. Bridges was a qualified and practising physician ...
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The Crown Inn

  details: Sir William Davenant (1606-1668), appointed Poet Laureate in 1638, after the death of Ben Jonson. Davenant was closely associated with Shakespeare (ru...
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Sam Willets & Robin Robertson

  details: This is the opening reading of The Woodstock Poetry Festival. Sam Willetts and his publisher, Robin Robertson, both reading from recent work. Their mo...
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Ongoing Event

Hammer and Tongue Poetry Slam

  details: Hammer and Tongue is a monthly open poetry slam and showcase that has built up a lively dynamic performance poetry scene in oxford. First Tuesday of e...
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Poetry Magazine

Caduta Arts Review

  details: It's a very cool little magazine, promoting new talent in the arts, alongside more established names, and with a particular focus on odd and neglected...
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Modern Poetry in Translation

  details: Translated and original poetry, short essays and reviews. Sponsored by Arts Council England, MPT was founded in 1966 by Ted Hughes and Daniel Weissbor...
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Oxford Poetry

  details: Oxford Poetry is the oldest dedicated poetry magazine in the UK today. With editors and contributors as significant as Auden, MacNeice, Geoffrey Hill,...
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Poetry Organisation

Back Room Poets

  details: The Back Room Poets are a group for Oxfordshire-based writers. We encourage a variety of styles and genres, aim to develop our own work, bring poetry ...
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Hammer and Tongue

  details: Hammer and Tongue is Oxford's live literature community. We run a regular monthly poetry slam and showcase (first tuesday) that draws 100+ audience, s...
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Oxford University Poetry Society

  details: Society for poetry in Oxford University.
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