December 2015 Poetry Events

Wednesday 2nd December

Is Poetry Patriarchal?

Elaine Feinstein, Mimi Khalvati, Gillian Allnut, Maureen Duffy, Rosie Bailey

Introduced by Ruth O’Callaghan Chaired by Professor Clare Brant

Join us for an evening of debate, poetry and conversation – all welcome!

Waterstones Piccadilly
7pm This event is free but please reserve your place by email:


Thursday 3 December

‘Desert Island Poems’

Poet Blake Morrison selects 7 favourite poems and discusses his choices with Helen Eastman of Live Canon. Poems will be performed by Live Canon ensemble.

Seven poems chosen by public will also be performed.

Venue 324 Creek Road, Greenwich, SE10 9SW

7pm for 7.30pm. Entry: £12 to include welcome and interval drinks and seasonal nibbles. Pre-booking essential. Book from 1 November at:


Friday 4th DecemberCamden Poetry Series

Gillian Henchley Winner of the 2015 International Camden/Lumen Poetry Competition with the Commended Poets

Poets from the floor welcome.

Camden, United Reform Church, 1 Buck St. 1-2 minutes from Camden Town tube.
6.30 reading at 7. Entrance £5/4. Wine.


Sunday 6th December

Launch of ‘Opening Time’ by Mick DeLap

Copies of the book are available direct from the author (email: at £9.00.

Trafalgar Rowing Centre,11 – 14 Crane Street,Greenwich, SE10 9NP.

12:30 p.m. Free entry


Sunday 6th December


Stephen Payne and Jillian Fenn introduced by Lisa Kelly 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).




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