Poetry in the Library

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The Bush Theatre Library will be the setting for a series of evenings celebrating the written and spoken word. Each night is hosted by a different poetry organisation presenting readings by poets, actors, and writers of contemporary and classic poetry.

Tickets are limited so please book early.

WEDNESDAY 8th MAY

An Awesome Foursome
The Poetry Trust presents four rising stars Holly Hopkins, Hannah Lowe, Helen Mort and Katrina Naomi reading their own poetry

www.thepoetrytrust.org

THURSDAY 9th MAY

Forward Poetry Evening with William Sieghart, Jacob Sam-La Rose and Rhian Edwards.

FRIDAY 10th MAY

iF Poetry with Sinead Cusack and guests

Readings from IF Poetry’s best—selling anthology “iF: A Treasury of Poems for Almost Every Possibility” edited by Allie Esiri and Rachel Kelly

www.ifpoems.com

WEDNESDAY 15th May

MATTHEW HOLLIS and JO SHAPCOTT

Two of the country’s foremost and award-winning poets reading from new works http://www.matthewhollis.com/ http://joshapcott.com/

This is a past event 08 May 2013 to 15 May 2013

@bushtheatre

Loved Leave Taking @bushtheatre. One of my favourite pieces of theatre I've seen this year. Saw it 4 days ago and h… https://t.co/zcQlsAhOSG
Christine
@christinegomes
18 Jun
@RaddingtonB This but with me forgetting my fob for @bushtheatre office every second day. (Including today.)
Deirdre O'Halloran
@deirdre_OH
18 Jun
30 close family and friends saw #LeaveTaking @bushtheatre on Saturday night; school friends including my best frien… https://t.co/Oz0lb8JV00
winsome pinnock
@Winsome_Pinnock
18 Jun
Looking forward to catching @sarah_gordy from #JellyfishThePlay on @lorraine this morning @bushtheatre
Mark Cartwright
@markcartwright
18 Jun
Another evening of great theatre. Looking forward to #LeaveTaking at the @bushtheatre tonight; @Winsome_Pinnock’s d… https://t.co/s9yx8nYMO3
althea efunshile CBE
@altheaefunshile
18 Jun
Let's be honest, it's doubtful whether #LeaveTaking would've been in any critic's Best Plays Of Last 30 Years list… https://t.co/ZfkDqyWSdZ
daniel york
@danielfyork
13 Jun

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