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London 22nd April 2017

Poetry in Palmers Green Reading Saturday 22nd April 2017 � 6.45pm for 7.15 pm. Lovely warm welcoming venue. Come and hear poetry from: Wendy French, Martyn Crucefix, Myra Schneider, Marina Sanchez and John Mackay. @ Parish Centre St. John�s Church, Palmers Green, 1 Bourne Hill/corner Green Lanes, London N13 4DA.  *�5(�3.50 concs). * Books for sale *Refreshments * Book in early for open mic.* Contact Myra 020 8886 1329 myrarschneider@gmail.com

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Toronto 25th April 2017

Shab-e She�r (Poetry Night) L

Poetry Month Celebration                                                                                 

Toronto�s most diverse poetry reading and open mic series
At Shab-e She�r (Poetry Night) we don�t just wait for diversity to happen: we actively invite it.

Please spread the word through social media and any other way you know. Let our event become as diverse as we are.

Featured poets: Diana Manole & Anuj Rastogi

Guest speaker: Jael Richardson

Host: B�noo Zan
Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Place:
Church of St. Stephen in-the-Fields, 365 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2N8
Doors open               6:15 p.m.
Open-mic sign-up     6:30 p.m.
Show                         7 p.m.
Admission: $5

Thurstaston 7th May 2017

Wirral Way Poetry Picnic, with Gill McEvoy
Sunday 7th May 2017 11.00am
Wirral Country Park Visitor Centre, Station Road, Thurstaston CH61 OHN
Come and join poet Gill McEvoy for a short walk on the Wirral Way and in the varied and beautiful landscape of the Wirral  (Thurstaston) Country Park and Shore, followed by time to write at the Visitor's Centre. We assemble in the Lecture Theatre at the Wirral Country Park Visitor Centre.

West Kirkby 14th May 2017

Hilbre Poetry Picnic, with Kemal Houghton and The Chester Poets
Sunday 14th May 2017 9.30am

Start and Finish at West Kirby Dee Lane Slipway CH48 0QG
This is a poetry writing workshop combined with a beautiful walk out to Hilbre Islands, organised and led by The Chester Poets. The group leaves West Kirby Dee Lane Slipway at 9.45am and stays on the islands during highwater. We depart Hilbre at 4.45pm to arrive back in West Kirby at about 5.45pm

London 3rd June 2017

'Writing on the Wall: Can Poetry Save the Planet?'

A day of immersive eco-poetry, curated by Jay Ramsay, with some of Britain's leading poets.

Workshops, presentations and performance. With new and established poets, fans of poetry and more. We will build a vision of what the world might be, using poetry as a catalyst.

Saturday June 3rd, 10am - 5.30pm

St John's Waterloo, Waterloo Road, London SE1 8TY

For more information & ticket bookings, see http://www.waterloofestival.com/poetry

West Kirkby 9th July 2017

Simon Armitage � reading and book signing Sunday 9th July, 2017  6.00-7.30pm
Simon will refer to Walking Home and Walking Away , but also read from his new collection of poems The Unaccompanied.

West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens,  West Kirby CH48 4EL
Tickets �12

http://www.festivaloffirsts.com/2016/12/24/simon-armitage/

West Kirkby 9th July 2017

Community Poetry Day Sunday 9th July 2.00-5.30pm
Walk in Poetry Day!

2.00-3.30pm Open Mic Poetry and invited guest poets in two venues (three if more demand)

3.30pm Tea break
4.00-5.00pm Celebration of Poetry and Walking (outputs from the pre Festival workshops)
5.00pm Annual Poetry Competition Prize giving
West Kirby Arts Centre, 29 Brookfield Gardens,  West Kirby CH48 4EL
West Kirby Library, The Concourse, West Kirby CH48 4HX

Free admission. Please register to read using the online form http://www.festivaloffirsts.com/2017/02/23/walk-poetry-090717/
Hoylake 12th July 2017

Ian McMillan and Tony Husband  Wednesday 12th July, 201  7.30pm

A Cartoon History of Here
Hoylake Social Club, 11 Trinity Road, Hoylake CH47 2BR
Tickets �12
http://www.festivaloffirsts.com/2016/12/22/ian-mcmillan-tony-husband/