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Wed 3 Jul, 8pm
Discover fresh new work by contemporary Norwegian poets and their Britain-based counterparts in the UK’s biggest celebration of continental poetry
Sat 6 Jul, 11am MEMBERS' PRESALE TUE 19 MAR, 10AM
Examine poetry’s role in animating the unknown and forgotten, from past to future, and from body to body in this online workshop led by poet Tim Tim Cheng

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Esme Allan
Two black women lean down to face camera, smiling; blue sky in background
Wed 10 Jul, 8pm
Join us for a reading and conversation focused on desire and defiance from two exciting voices in contemporary poetry, Esme Allman and Shanay Neusum-James

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Frances Presley
Poet Gavin Selerie wears a red shirt standing on the beach at Durdle Door
Wed 17 Jul, 8pm
Discover the creative world and dynamic work of a poet who refused classification, in this celebration featuring readings and talks from contemporary poets
4.00pm | Thursday 22 Aug 2024
Investigating the five faces of your seventeen syllables

Other Languages, Othered Worlds

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NPL Special Edition - September 2024
Wed 4 Sep, 8pm
Five poets present work which traverses linguistic boundaries, disrupting the social order through the inclusion of languages other than English

Out-spoken: Poetry International 2023

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Anthony Anaxagorou, poet
Anthony Anaxagorou stands at a microphone
Thu 12 Sep, 7.45pm
Poet and author Joelle Taylor hosts our monthly live poetry and music night, bringing together emerging and world-renowned poets and artists
10.00am | Saturday 14 Sep 2024
Discover new authors, meet fellow book enthusiasts, and indulge in the joy of browsing through countless pages at this Multicultural Book Fair in Conway Hall
Wed 2 Oct, 8pm
Celebrate the privilege and process of ageing and building community in this poetry session for International Day of the Older Person and National Poetry Day