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Poetry Landmarks of Britain

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Bangor Library

 

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details: Bangor Library has a well stocked poetry collection concentrating mainly on post 1950 poetry and Irish poets. They run poetry events nearly every mont...
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Barbican Library

 

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details: Strong poetry collection for loan and poetry readings and workshops throughout the year
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Berkshire Education Library Service

 

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details: The Education Library Service is running another exciting poetry competion for all age groups throughout Berkshire and the Thames Valley. We are askin...
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Birmingham Libraries - Poet Laureate

 

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details: Birmingham Libraries are the first library authority to have its own Poet Laureate. Established in 1996, the role of the Poet Laureate is to: * give ...
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Bristol Central Library

 

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details: Can Openers open mic session held every first Thursday 12noon - 1.30 in the library cafe.There's a guest poet, a chance for anyone to read their work ...
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Buxton Library

 

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details: Buxton Library has embraced the idea of doing quarterly Poetry Sessions which attract a variety of people from surrounding areas in Derbyshire - just ...
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Buxton Library

 

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details: Buxton Library has embraced the idea of doing bi-monthly Poetry Sessions in 2008 which hopefully will attract a variety of people from surrounding are...
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Central Library

 

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details: Recognised Poetry Place
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Central Library, Halifax

 

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central library, Halifax

 

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details: We have a poetry book of the month promotion, bringing national and international contemporary poets to our users' attention. We run poetry readin...
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Chesterfield Library

 

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details: The library has regular poetry events and is a designated 'Poetry Place' following a placement by Ann Sansom
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Dudley Library

 

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details: Dudley Poets meet on a monthly basis to discuss the wider theme of poetry in general, and also to read our own work. On occasions we will study the wo...
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Eccleshall

 

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details: We are a Poetry Place library and members of the Poetry Society .We have a good selection of poetry books for loan, and an interesting poetry corner w...
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Exeter Central Library

 

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details: In celebration of National Poetry Day, Aoife Mannix & Janie Amour will perform a glorious fusion of text and music alongside acclaimed musician, Jim C...
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Exeter Central Library

 

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details: Words Alive! workshop at Exeter Central Library on 10th October. Take inspiration from award-winning poet and writing tutor Aoife Mannix. Tickets £5 ...
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Fulham Library

 

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details: The Hammersmith and Fulham Poetry Enjoyment Group meets on the first Sunday of every month from 2 till 4pm. People bring a favourite poem or two to re...
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Hall Green Library Poetry Place

 

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details: We are a Poetry Place library which means we have a large selection of poetry books for loan: we also run a poetry group, the 1st Monday evening of ea...
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Hayes Library

 

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details: Enjoying Poetry at Hayes Library. For Adult Learners’ Week, join us for a friendly and informal session of readings and discussion. Share your ...
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Kinson Library

 

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details: Poetry Reading Group meets once a month.
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Leominster Library

 

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details: part of the Poetry on Loan scheme which links libraries & poetry readers & poets throughout the West Midlands
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Lit & Phil Library

 

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details: The Lit & Phil hosts regular poetry events, including readings and book launches. The library has an extensive poetry collection, with books by writer...
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Lowestoft library

 

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details: Our award winning library is proud to be hosting an event on NPDay 9th Oct called "Sticks and stones" Ed Henderson will be taking words from the publi...
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Manchester Central Library

 

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details: A library that has been organising poetry readings and events for a number of years and has seen a growing audience for live poetry. Obviously all eve...
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Mitchell Library

 

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details: The library houses the largest collection of Burns poetry and songs as well as an extensive holding of Scottish poetry. A Poetry Now exhibition was la...
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Modern Literary Archives Programme, John Rylands University of Manchester

 

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details: The John Rylands Library is the home of the Modern Literary Archives Programme. See - About Us The Collection of Modern Literary Archives at th...
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Newington Library Poetry Appreciation Group

 

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details: The Newington Library Poetry Group is for anyone who wants to read, enjoy and discuss poetry with others in a friendly atmosphere. We meet on the ...
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Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library

 

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details: This fantastic new library has a huge range of poetry books available to borrow. Lots of poetry related events, bringing poetry alive in the heart of ...
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Northern Poetry Library

 

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details: Largest collection of contemporary poetry in England outside London. 17,000 volumes plus magazines covering English-language poetry published since 19...
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Nottingham City Libraries

 

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details: "Poetry on a plate" 12 noon-1.30pm Central Library Angel Row Nottingham An informal poetry event, hosted by poets from Living Poets Magazine....
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Partick Library

 

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details: This is the home of the very first poetry discussion group in Scotland. Meetings take place the first Thursday of every month. Regular series of visit...
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Pelsall Library

 

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Penzance Library

 

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details: Anyone with an interest in poetry is invited to drop in to read, write or listen on the first Monday of the month, 12.30 - 2pm or the 3rd Thursday, 9....
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Poetry Laboratory

 

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details: Warrington Library, Museum and Archives Service will be using National Poetry Days theme of the Future to explore the power of poetry through an exci...
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Poetry Library

 

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details: The Poetry Library holds the largest collection of modern and contemporary poetry available to the public in the World. It is therefore a great resou...
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Poetry Library, South Bank Centre

 

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details: The Poetry Library is the biggest and most accessible collection of contemporary English language poetry available to the general public in the World....
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Poetry Unlimited@Bangor Library

 

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details: Poetry Unlimited is a Children's Poetry library they have masses of poetry books and tapes of poems for young people. They run competitions, readings ...
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Redditch Library

 

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details: Redditch library is a Poetry on Loan site.
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Rochdale Libraries

 

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details: Readings by local poets of their own work including some dialect poetry, open mic sessions for impromptu readings and favourite poems. Read your own p...
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Shirley Library Poetry Place

 

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details: This is a very poetry friendly library which hosts regular Poetry Coffee Mornings for its readers.At these sessions poetry lovers can hear contemporar...
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Solihull Central Library

 

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details: Solihull Central Library is a Poetry Place and part of Poetry on Loan West Midlands. We are also members of The Poetry Society and The poetry Book So...
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South Yardley Library Poetry Place

 

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details: We are a Poetry Place library and that means we are committed to providing a wide range of poetry, particularly modern poetry. We are a member of bot...
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St John's Library, Worcester

 

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details: In 1990/1991 Matthew Sweeney spent a year as poet in residence in Worcestershire libraries. Ever since then, regular "mutual support & criticism" poet...
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Strood Library

 

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details: Medway Poetry Readers' Group meets the first Monday of each month at 7.30pm. They have been meeting for a number of years and enjoy sharing old favour...
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The Poetry Cubicle Library

 

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details: The Poetry Cubicle is a not for profit organisation dedicated to making poetry more accessible. As part of our remit we have established an independen...
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Truro Library Poetry Group

 

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details: Truro Library Poetry Group meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month to read, discuss and enjoy their own work and that of other poets.
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Warrington Library

 

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details: An Evening of Poetry Reading These friendly, informal evenings have been so successful that due to overwhelming demand we are now hosting regular poe...
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Warwick Library

 

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details: Warwick Library is part of the Poetry on Loan scheme and has a good selection of poetry books for loan. The library is also launching a Poetry Group o...
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Wolverhampton Central Library

 

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details: Wolverhampton Central Library is a Poetry Place and the focus of much poetic activity in the city. The Poetry Readers' Group meets regularly and poetr...
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