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/

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23 Nov
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19 Nov
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19 Nov
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19 Nov

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