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Poetry Landmarks of Britain

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Leeds Young Authors- part of The Up for Arts Show

 

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details: The Leeds Young Authors group creates and performs the dynamic 'slam poetry' that makes you feel the extraordinary power flowing from it.
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Centre for Contemporary Art in the Natural World

 

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details: A venue keen to host poetry events in harmony with its themes of nature, contemporary art, and in conjunction with schools and other educational proje...
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Coffee-House Poetry at the Troubadour

 

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details: …life, literature & the pursuit of happiness — in the famous Troubadour basement… Founded in 1961 as a writers’ café — a place to eat, play backgam...
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Coleridge Cottage

 

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details: Samuel Taylor Coleridge lived at the cottage for a few years from 1798 during which he wrote some of his most famous poetry with William and Dorothy W...
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Crossing the Tees

 

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details: Crossing the Tees is a regular monthly venue showcasing the work of poets and publishers from the North East and beyond.
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Gardoussel Retreat, south of France

 

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details: Creative writing courses (of one-week each) during summer 2009 at Gardoussel Retreat, a magical oasis of calm in one of the most beautiful and untouch...
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Gulbenkian Theatre

 

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details: This lively, intimate venue is host to a diverse range of arts events, inlcuding the spoken word, live literature and poetry readings. full programme ...
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Heart Gallery

 

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details: Heart Gallery exhibits works that often cross the boundary between poetry and fine art (eg. a recent exhition of works by Ian Hamilton Finlay and Phil...
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Highgreen Arts

 

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details: Highgreen Arts runs residential writing and arts courses with a strong emphasis on poetry. Highgreen is in the heart of the Northumberland National P...
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hollybush pub

 

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details: poetry and spoken word evening held THE FIRST WED of every month 8pm. compered by stourbridge poet RICHARD CLAY. admission free. open mic or preboo...
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Laurel Villa Townhouse

 

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details: This is a beautifull and unique guesthouse with a permanent Seamus Heaney exhibition.It is a great venue for poetry readings.The owners provide guided...
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LE1

 

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details: LE1 has initiated an open mic night every Tuesday to showcase undiscovered talent. I feel spoken word should be appreciated at these open mic nights a...
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LETTERBOMB

 

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details: Its the best open mic poetry event in Leeds city centre. 2nd thurday of the month at 730pm
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Little Gidding

 

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details: The tiny hamlet of Little Gidding has remained virtually unchanged since T.S. Eliot visited and was inspired to write about it in his most famous poem...
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mac

 

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details: mac offers a huge range of literature events for adults and children. From Poetry, readings, meet the author, courses and workshops, music - literatur...
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NorthCourt Manor

 

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details: This ancient manor house with its beautiful garden has inspired many writers and artists including the poet Swinburne who often stayed here. Now, wri...
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Poetry Café

 

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details: In the afternoon people sit and write, in the evening they may stay to listen to poets perform or read in the basement to a small but informed audienc...
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Poetry Nights

 

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details: Are you a Poet? Do you want to take to the stage and recite your poems? If so, then come along to the Paul Robeson Theatre and spread word of your ...
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Rich Mix

 

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details: Celebrating the vibrant local area, Rich Mix prides itself on showcasing global talent and tailoring its music, spoken word, comedy and cinematic prog...
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Salisbury House

 

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details: An opem mic and evening of poetry with Salisbury House poets; the first Saturday of the month except August, September, January.
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Sanctuary Cafe

 

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details: "Attending one of Brighton Poetry Society's performance nights is like being transported back forty years to a time when poetry and music had a bit of...
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School of English, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

 

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details: The School of English hosts poetry readings and book launches. We offer various creative writing courses - short evening classes, one week intensive ...
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

 

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details: The Globe Theatre is a faithful reconstruction of the open-air playhouse designed in 1599, where our greatest playwright and poet Shakespeare worked a...
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Sharpham House

 

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details: Sharpham runs regular monthly poetry evenings. These are hosted by nationally acclaimed, local poets, Alice and Peter Oswald. These evenings have g...
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South Bank Centre

 

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details: Poetry at the South Bank Centre has a glorious history: in 1967 in an unforgettable week in November, Pablo Neruda, WH Auden, William Empson, Bella Ah...
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South Bank Centre (inc. Poetry Library)

 

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details: Poetry at the South Bank Centre has a glorious history: in 1967 in an unforgettable week in November, Pablo Neruda, WH Auden, William Empson, Bella Ah...
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STAMPS

 

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details: This special venue for poetry readings and music has been active for more than five years. It has welcomed guests including Adrian Henri, Henry Graham...
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Suns of Dada

 

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details: In the 1980's this unusual Friday night club emerged in Holborn. Touted as a pre-night club it's aim was to add a bit of culture before the headonism ...
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TalkShow

 

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details: Dave Reeves programmes and hosts this innovative mix of poetry, music, interview, projection, prose and visual work. Mixing media and blurring bounda...
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The Albert Poets, Huddersfield - back at the Albert Pub!

 

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details: Live poetry readings on the second Thursday of the month, starting 8 pm. Free. Please contact Nina Boyd for details at albertpoets@live.co.uk. ...
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The Beehive Poets

 

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details: The Beehive Poets meet in the back room of the last gas-lit pub in the U.K, The New Beehive Westgate, Bradford on a Monday night. The sessions are eit...
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The Blue Room

 

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details: It is a great chance to meet other writers once a month. There are 4 readings of 10 mins each night - perfect length, and great atmosphere with candle...
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The Indian King

 

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details: In addition to the weekly Indian King Poets writing group, and the annual Camelford Poetry Festival, bi-monthly poetry days are organised, starting wi...
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The Irvine Burns Club

 

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details: Each year it hosts the Scottish Open poetry awards ceremony, tirelessly organised by Henry Mair and Sam Gilliland, an event attended by poets from all...
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The Marlborough Theatre

 

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details: the only venue run by poets in Brighton, the marlborough has a regular programme of spoken word events and is the centre of the fringe literature fes...
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The Poetry House, St Andrews

 

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details: The Poetry House is in a fine stone building on the sea, facing St Andrews Castle and looking over the mouth of the Tay estuary. It is based in the S...
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The Sanctuary Cafe, Brighton

 

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details: The Sanctuary's cella bar has been used for poetry readings for many years. Currently features a poem on the upstairs walls. Great food, good atmosphe...
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The Winchester

 

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details: The Winchester is a beautiful old bank that has been transformed into a Creative Arts and Live Music Venue. They hold monthly Spoken Word poetry night...
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The Writing Centre

 

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details: The Writing Centre's role is to celebrate and promote writing of all kinds, including poetry. We have access to a variety of venues within the Hope ca...
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Tongue in Chic

 

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details: Tongue in Chic is a regular Poetry and Spoken Word event which started in January 2009. It features Open Mic and Headline Guest Poets and is held at t...
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WARE POETS

 

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details: Ware Poets meet on the first Friday of each month in the Ware Arts Centre. There is a guest poet and readings from the floor. For further informatio...
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Worthing Library

 

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details: Regular poetry reading events with local poets
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Y Tuesday Poetry Club

 

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details: Y Tuesday is one of the best kept secrets on the live poetry scene due to it's small, cosy, size (described by writer Mike West as a poetry hive). Goi...
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Y Tuesday poetry club (on the first Tuesday of each month)

 

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details: This is a warm and friendly poetry club, that consequently attracts a wide range poets in age, Colour and orientation. Free of failed comedians an po...
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