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September 2014
Free

Poetry Pottery

September 4 - October 27
Museum of Liverpool, Mann Island, Liverpool, Mersyeside, L31DG

Display of archaeological finds of pottery decorated with verse discovered on the site of the Museum of Liverpool before construction.

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£4.50 £2.50

Edmund Blunden: A Harmless Young Shepherd in a Soldier’s Coat

September 18 @ 8:00 am - November 16 @ 5:00 pm
Redoubt Fortress, Royal Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 7AQ

A new exhibition celebrating the life and work of Edmund Blunden 1896-1974. Blunden was a poet, teacher, writer of prose and soldier in the Royal Sussex Regiment during the First World War.

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Free

‘Remember’ Original Poetry Writing

September 22 - October 10
St. Joseph's R.C.School, Church Road, Laverstock, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1QY

Whole School Poetry Competition

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£8

A Slad Century in Poetry and Music

September 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Museum in the Park, Stratford Park, Stratford Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4AF

A guided tour through the Slad Valley in poetry and music, journeying through 100 years and featuring the work of Laurie Lee, Frances Horovitz, Frank Mansell and more, performed by the poet Adam Horovitz accompanied by fiddle player Becky Dellow

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£7/£6

Colette Bryce

September 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Topping & Company Booksellers, The Paragon, Bath, BA1 5LS

An Evening with Colette Bryce.

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£10 / £8.50

Poetry workshop with Katrina Naomi

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Morrab Road, Penzance, TR18 4HE

To celebrate National Poetry Day, prize-winning poet Katrina Naomi is running this workshop on writing poetry from art at Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance.

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£69/£55

To Teach is To Do

September 27 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Poetry School, 79-83 Lambeth Walk, London, SE11 6DX

Whether you teach secondary level English or children at primary school just beginning to learn to read and write, this is a day for you.

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Free

Imtiaz Dharker at St Pauls Cathedral

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wren Suite, St. Paul's Cathedral Crypt , St. Paul's Cathedral, London, EC4M 8AD

Poet in the City and Archives for London have commissioned new poetry from seven leading UK poets to uncover the stories of London’s archives. This event is the next in the Through the Door series, showcasing this new poetry for the first time and exploring the inspiration it has taken from the fascinating material in the archives.

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£6/7

David Harsent Reading Fire Songs

September 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Topping & Company Booksellers, The Paragon, Bath, BA1 5LS

After his wonderful and touching reading with us last year, we’re delighted to be welcoming David back for a second time. David Harsent, the critically-acclaimed poet who translated the works of the Greek poet Yannis Ritsos, is returning to read from his upcoming collection, Fire Songs.

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£3

Red and White Poppies

September 30 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Chester Library, Northgate Street, Chester, CH1 2EF

Poem Catchers Poetry Writing Workshop

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