September Poetry Events 2015

LONDON WC1: Lumen Poetry with Cinnamon Press

Date: Tuesday 15 September, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM Price: £5/£4 concessions
Venue address: Lumen, 88 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RT

Publicity material for this event says:

Ruth O’Callaghan Presents: Cinnamon Press Poets from the floor very welcome. Poetry performance followed by open mic. Please bring a copy of the poem if you wish to be considered for the new anthology. This year the anthology is edited by Ruth O’Callaghan. Nearest tube stations: Russell Square, Kings Cross St Pancras, Euston. Wine and Soft Drinks Table in aid of homeless All proceeds go to support the homeless in the Cold Weather Shelters


Friday 18 September

Dodo Modern Poets September Songs

Lisa Kelly, Pr Murry, Emily Bevan, Emmanuel Sugoi

The Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, WC2H 9BX

8pm £8 & 7 concessions

Info: 01303 243868;


Sunday 27th September


Michael Bartholomew-Biggs – launch reading: ‘Pictures from a Postponed Exhibition – with poetry from Anna Robinson and paintings from David Walsh

Poets from the floor welcome

Torriano Meeting House, 99 Torriano Ave. London. NW5. Info: 020 8881 1418

7.30 pm, Admission £5/£4(according to pocket).


Barnet Open Poetry Competition

Closing date 16th November,

To be judged this year by Mario Petrucci (general) and Katherine Gallagher (juniors)

1st £500, 2nd £250 and 3rd £100

35 lines on any subject

Entry fees are £5 for adults (£4 if resident in the Borough of Barnet) , Full details are on line on

£5,000 Troubadour International Poetry Prize 2015

Sponsored by Cegin Productions

judged by jean sprackland & john mcauliffe with both judges reading all poems

prizes: 1st £5,000, 2nd £1,000, 3rd £500

plus 20 prizes of £25 each

plus a spring 2016 coffee-house-poetry season-ticket

plus a prize-winners’ coffee-house poetry reading

with jean sprackland & john mcauliffe

on mon 30th nov 2015

…for all prize-winning poets Details

Enfield Poets Poetry Competition

Judge: Anne-Marie Fyfe

Deadline for Entries: 1st December 2015

Prizes: 1st £500; 2nd £200; 3rd £100, + invitation to read alongside our judge at the Dugdale Theatre in February 2016

Further information and entry form will be online closer to the deadline here:

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