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7:00 pm | every third Wed of the month
A space to read or to listen

Rug Rhymes

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Harpreet Kalsi
10.30am | Friday 14 Sep 2018
A short session of nursery rhymes and poems for under-5s and their carers
10:30 am | until Mon 22 Oct 2018
Haiku workshops at the Mary Ward Centre
12:00 pm & 3:00 pm | various
Learn about the role poetry has played in inspiring resistance

Painting by W.S. Graham

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The W.S. Graham Estate
11.00am | Friday 19 Oct 2018
Make room for creativity at an interactive reconstruction of Scottish poet WS Graham’s creative space in an exhibition celebrating his centenary year

NPL Open Day 2018

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Harpreet Kalsi
12.00pm | Sunday 21 Oct 2018
Set off on a journey into the heart of modern poetry at our open day on the theme of odysseys
4.00pm | Sunday 21 Oct 2018
Hear the ultimate oral poem, The Odyssey, read aloud at an event inspired by Emily Wilson's new translation
8.00pm | Sunday 21 Oct 2018
Poets A.K. Blakemore, Greta Bellamacina and Keith Jarrett present new work in response to our open day displays
6.30pm | Monday 22 Oct 2018
Celebrate Black History Month at our book club exploring some of the poetry from the Harlem Renaissance

Jay Bernard

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Hayley Madden
Tel 07973 111659
7.00pm | Tuesday 23 Oct 2018
Join us for a readings by a gathering of ten Foyle Award-winning poets from across the decades