Tuesday, 2nd February
Gillie Robic, David Morris & Rosie Shepperd
Plus open mic
The Gipsy Hill Tavern, 79 Gipsy Hill, SE19 1QY
Doors open 7.15 for 7.30 start. Entry £4 / £3concs. www.beyondwordspoetrylondon.co.uk
Friday 5th February
Ruth O’Callaghan Presents
Judy Brown, Robbie Burton, Josh Ekroy, David Foster-Morgan, Gillian Fenn, Val Fry & Abdul Jamal
Poets from the Floor Very Welcome
Trinity United Reform Church, 1 Buck St, Camden Town
7.00p.m.(doors open 6.30) Entrance £5/£4 Wine
Monday 8th February
Ken Champion & Juli Jana’s MORE POETRY
plus Open mic
at THE COFFEE SHOP
13 Leyden Street, E.C.2
Five minutes from Liverpool St. Stn.
7.15 pm £1
Wednesday 10th February
Launch party for Mildly Erotic Verse, the Emma Press
introduced by editors Rachel Piercey and Emma Wright,
readings from Jamie Baxter, Nisha Bhakoo, Sophia Blackwell, Alan Buckley, Isobel Dixon, Mary Gilonne, Stephanie Green, Ramona Herdman, Hilaire, Angela Kirby, Laura McKee, Fiona Moore, Camille Ralphs, Natalie Shaw, Di Slaney, Kelley Swain and Ali Thurm.
special guest: Richard O’Brien, reading from his pamphlet of love poems The Emmores.
Upstairs Room, The Betsey Trotwood, 56 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3BL
7.30pm Free entry
Thursday 11 February
A Valentine for Nature: Haiku at the Made in Greenwich Gallery,
With Gail Cotton, Mick Delap, Graham High, Fiona Moore and Emma Page.
Come to listen and participate, or just to listen.
Haiku traditionally focuses on images from nature. We will read haiku both ancient and modern, and write our own.
There will be some haiku experimentation – cut-up haiku, haiku consequences…
Made in Greenwich Gallery, 324 Creek Road, Greenwich, SE10 9SW
Saturday, 13th February
Poetry in Palmers Green – an afternoon of Readings
To mark the opening of our residency at Palmers Green Library,
Maggie Butt, Myra Schneider, Kaye Lee, Katherine Gallagher, Mike Loveday, Cheryl Moskowitz, Sonia Jarema and others.
+ Open Mike
The Community Room, Palmers Green Library, Broomfield Lane, Palmers Green,N13 4EY.
2 – 4 pm Entry FREE. Refreshments.
Sunday 14th February
Valentine’s Day reading hosted by Tim Ades
with Angela Kirby and others
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).
Wednesday 24th February
tribute reading for Katherine Gallagher
Hosted by The Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, Kings College, London.
This celebratory evening includes readings from the Festschrift by more than 20 of the contributors, plus some poems from Katherine herself.
Room K-1.56 Kings College, The Strand, London, WC2R 2LS
5.45 pm to 8pm Wine on arrival.
Saturday 27th February
Kathy Pimlott presents
The Aldeburgh 8 Shuffle
John Challis, Josephine Corcoran, Suzannah Evans, Seán Hewitt, Anita Pati. Kathy Pimlott, Andrew Rudd, Miranda Yates, and special guest tutor Jackie Wills
The Poetry Café, Betterton St, Convent Garden WC1
7.30 – 9.30 Entry £6/4 Refreshments from bar
Workshops and courses
Saturday, 20th February
POETRY & VOICE – Workshop (1 – 5 pm) with Katherine Gallagher
Torriano, 99 Torriano Ave.,NW5,
Ways into writing poetry – writing exercises and constructive feedback.
Practical criticism of existing work. www.katherine-gallagher.com £19