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2019

Tue, 26 Mar
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Poetry Appreciation

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short) and a long chat over tea and biscuits... Today's topic: The Seven Deadly Sins more

Tue, 16 Apr
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Readings, workshopping, discussion and presentations.

Bring discussion topic(s), poems to read (a couple, recent successes welcome!) and poems to workshop (one, but you can bring a second in case there's time to go round again). more
Stanza Members, And you?

Tue, 23 Apr
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Poetry Appreciation

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short) and a long chat over tea and biscuits... Today: topic is Open Choice more
all present

Sun, 28 Apr
7:30 pm

Daphne Rock

Reading with Open Mic
At Torriano Meeting House [London (North West)] see map

£5/£4

Jenny Vuglar, Myra Barrs and Rosemary Norman will read poems from Daphne's "A Tenth of Hydrogen", plus poems of their own. more

Tue, 7 May
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Poetry Appreciation

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short) and a long chat over tea and biscuits... Today's Topic:  Paradox more
all present

Tue, 21 May
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Poetry Appreciation

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short) and a long chat over tea and biscuits... Today: poems by Commonwealth Poets (from UK & Abroad) more
all present

Tue, 21 May
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Readings, workshopping, discussion and presentations.

Bring discussion topic(s), poems to read (a couple, recent successes welcome!) and poems to workshop (one, but you can bring a second in case there's time to go round again). more
Stanza Members, And you?

Tue, 11 Jun
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Poetry Appreciation

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short) and a long chat over tea and biscuits... Today's topic: Body, Mind and Spirit more
all present

Tue, 18 Jun
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Readings, workshopping, discussion and presentations.

Bring discussion topic(s), poems to read (a couple, recent successes welcome!) and poems to workshop (one, but you can bring a second in case there's time to go round again). more
Stanza Members, And you?

Tue, 25 Jun
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Summer Celebration

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

Price tba

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for our Summer Celebration reading, slap-up buffet included in the ticket price.
Our guest poets are Mimi Khalvati and Myra Schneider
See their websites: www.mimikhalvati.co.uk and www.myraschneider.co.uk. more
Mimi Khalvati, Myra Schneider

Tue, 9 Jul
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Poetry Appreciation

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short) and a long chat over tea and biscuits... Today: poems by Maggie Butt, Wendy Cope & U A Fanthorpe more
all present

Mon, 15 Jul
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Last meeting before our Summer break. Readings, workshopping, discussion and presentations.

Bring discussion topic(s), poems to read (a couple, recent successes welcome!) and poems to workshop (one, but you can bring a second in case there's time to go round again). more
Stanza Members, And you?

Tue, 15 Oct
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Our National Poetry Day Celebration reading. Includes readings by regular attendees, plus one or two poems each from visitors (no epics please!)

No workshopping today, just sharing and enjoying a poetic get-together. more
Stanza Members, And you?

Tue, 19 Nov
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Our final meeting for this year. Readings, workshopping, discussion and presentations.

Bring discussion topic(s), poems to read (a couple, recent successes welcome!) and poems to workshop (one, but you can bring a second in case there's time to go round again). more
Stanza Members, And you?

Sun, 24 Nov
7:30 pm

Katherine Gallagher presents

Reading with Open Mic
At Torriano Meeting House [London (North West)] see map
Part of a series: Torriano

£5/£4 according to pocket

Caroline Carver will read from new and recently published work, including Why Are the Lions Crying? (Buff Press, 2018).
Peter Phillips will be reading from his 2019 collection Saying it with flowers (Ward Wood Publishing)
Anne Stewart's reading will include poems from her latest collection, The Last Parent (Second Light Publications, 2019). more
Presenter: Varies...

Caroline Carver, Katherine Gallagher, Peter Phillips, Anne Stewart, and you?