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Free Afternoon Concert of Poetry Reading at Bath Royal & Scientific Institute (BRSLI)

“Elemental Things” Free afternoon concert of poetry with Bath Cafe Poets at BRSLI, Queen Square Bath. October 6th.

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100,000 Poets for Change a big success in Bath

I attended and read at the 100,000 Poets for Change event in Bath yesterday. This was just one of 800 events being held on the same day across the world and felt very exciting to be a part of. Highlights for me were hearing from the young undergraduates at Bath Spa, from Iraqi-British poet Dikra • Read more…

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Martyn Crucefix to judge Poetry Space Competition 2013

Martyn Crucefix has agreed to judge Poetry Space Competition 2013.The 2013 competition will be the fourth for Poetry Space and the profits will continue to help in bringing new and lesser known poets to recognition.Prize money for 2013 will increase to £250 (1st prize).

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Poetry Space Competition 2012 – the results

First Prize goes to Karen Harvey. The competition was judged by poet and novelist Cheryl Moskowitz who said that judging the competition was a “highly rewarding and challenging experience”.

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100,000 Poets for Change

100,000 Poets for change. Events will be taking place all over the world on Saturday 29th September.

Bath Cafe poets will open the event with a half hour slot.

BRSLI, Queen Square Bath

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Down the Plughole Book launch – Saturday May 12th in Weymouth

Young fans enjoying Down the Plughole by Fiona Murphy and Michelle Last.

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Down the Plughole launch at Imagine Bookshop, Weymouth Saturday 26th May 1pm till 4pm

Down the plughole is a collection of poems for children teamed up with fantastic illustrations.

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Finding a Voice with Philip Lyons – a great success

Yesterday marked the first Poetry Space writing day of the year, Finding a Voice with Like It Is author Philip Lyons. This was a great success with participants including myself inspired by Philip to try out new voices.

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PoetrySpace Writing Retreat, 22 June – 25 June 2012 – Cancelled

A summer writing retreat, in a 16th century farmhouse and annexe in Devon woodland (nr Tiverton)

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Evening of Celebration – 04 February 2012

An evening of celebration with prize winners and contributors.

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Finding a Voice – A Poetry Space Writing Day with Philip Lyons

Saturday 10 March 2012. A poetry workshop for anyone who wants to develop the way they express themselves. 10am till 4pm.

This workshop has now taken place.

Some feedback:

“Invigorating and refreshing workshop today with Philip Lyons in Bristol. Highly recommended! Lots of inspiring exercises and food for thought! Thank you Sue for organizing.” Rob Henley

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Second full collection for PoetrySpace has now been published

Our second full collection Beneath The Dreaming Tree by David R. Morgan has now been released and has sold over a 100 copies ahead of publication.

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Dance Sweet Lola

Film adaptation of the poem Dance Sweet Lola, from Neon Love by Azadeh K Taj (Azzi Kallili)

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