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September 2015
£3 per meeting or £20 yearly

Luton Poetry Society

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Luton Central Library, St. Georges' Square, Luton, LU1 2NG

Join Luton Poets for poetry recital in celebration of National Poetry Day on the theme ‘Remember’

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October 2015
Free

Poetry Recital Exhibition

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - October 8 @ 8:30 pm
Paintworks, Bath Road, Bristol, BS4 3EH

United Response, a national disability charity, and Bristol-based poet Rogan Wolf, will be holding an exhibition to launch two new collections of poetry which aim to shine a light on learning disability and mental health. The poems are part of a collection called Poems For… which believes that poetry can play a role in making vital connections between people. Private view Weds 6pm to 8.30pm.

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Free

Cornwall’s Poetry Postie – delivering poetic inspiration to the nation

October 8
Newlyn town centre, All around the town , Penzance , Cornwall , TR18 5JZ

Catch the Poetry Postie (aka Sally Crabtree) on her rounds where she may have a poetic parcel or lyrical letter for you, inspired by this year’s theme of light. Hop on the bike, ring the bell and be entertained by the Postie herself – write an instant Sing o Gram and become part of the walking stamp collection – all 1st class!

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£10

Creative Writing Workshop at Leeds City Museum

October 8
Leeds City Museum, Millennium Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 8BH

Inspired by the Life on Earth Gallery, explore ideas about animals, habitats and relationship with humans. With writer Suzannah Evans.

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National Poetry Day readings at Bruntcliffe School, Leeds

October 8
Bruntcliffe School, Bruntcliffe Lane, Leeds, LS27 0LZ

Bruntcliffe School’s Key Stage 3 pupils will be creating and reading their own poetry

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Poetry Breakfast

October 8 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Bloomsbury Hotel, 16-22 Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3NN

Poetry in the City presents the highly acclaimed poet Helen Mort, in this exclusive setting at the heart of literary Bloomsbury. Coffee, croissants and the very best of contemporary poetry will be served at this special event, providing the perfect start to National Poetry Day 2015.

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Free

Poetry behind bars, with Rachel Kelly

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Education Dept HMP Wormwood Scrubs, Du Cane road, London, London, W12 OAE

Rachel Kelly. author of Black Rainbow, & Magdalen Evans encourage Wormwood Scrubs prisoners to discuss poetry, their own & that of others

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Free

Poetry Takeover at Bedford Library

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bedford Central Library, Harpur Street, Bedford, MK40 1PG

Free readings, workshops, poetry-in-the-dark, rhyme-time, open mic from 12-1pm.

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Free

National Poetry Day Live

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Southbank Centre, London, SE18XX

The Poetry Society and Southbank Centre are handing over the reins of the one of the biggest poetry events of the year to young poetry producers. This is the chance to see some of the biggest names in poetry; as well as those writers and performers they see as the future of poetry. It promises to be an eclectic mix, with something for everyone, so come along on National Poetry Day, and set your imagination on fire.

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Free

An evening of poetry at West Mearns with Peter Morriss

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
West Mearns Parish Church, Auchenblae Kincardineshire, Larencekirk, AB30 1ES

Join us for an evening of poetry followed by tea/coffee and a fine piece. All welcome, celebrating National Poetry Day. Come and share your poems or have them read for you. Evening presented by Peter Morriss poet.

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