The new Write Out Loud Poem of the Week is ‘St Matthew and the Beatles’ by Alex W. It’s a poem about the instruction in St Matthew’s Gospel in the Bible to “love thy neighbour”. In the poem he asks who are our neighbours: "Is it the ones on the TV news? / Who are being killed in wars / Or suffering natural disasters / And living in camps outdoors?" On his Write Out Loud profile page Alex says: “Life is a strange journey. I nev...
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- open mic event - Write Out Loud event
7pm (readings 7.30pm) at Poetry Cafe - 22 Betterton Street, London, WC2H 9BX, GB
Registration: 19:00-19:25 at Forest Arts Centre - Old Milton Road, New Milton, BH25 6DS, GB
Doors 7.30pm at The Cumberland Arms - James Place St, Byker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE6 1LD, GB
1:00pm at Caerphilly Library - The Twyn, Caerphilly, CF83 1JL, GB
3:30pm at Touchstones Arts & Heritage Centre - The Esplanade , Rochdale, OL16 1AQ, GB
6:00pm at Bowland Auditorium - Berrick Saul Building, University of York, York, YO10 5DD, GB
7:00pm at The Cafe Grande - 15 Stone Street, Dudley, DY11NS, GB
7:00pm at King & Queen - 1 Foley Street, London, W1W 6DL, GB
7:00pm at Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) - 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR, GB
7:30pm at East Town Cafe - East Street, Crediton, EX17 3AZ, GB
7:30pm at MASH Guru - 23 Back Wallgate, Macclesfield, SK11 6LQ, GB
7:30pm at DINA - 32a-34 Cambridge Street, Sheffield, S1 4HP, GB
7:45pm at The Mitchell Library - North St., Glasgow, G3 7DN, GB
8:00pm at Royal British Legion Hall - The Quay, Wivenhoe, CO7 9BX, GB
8:00pm at East Oxford Community Centre - 44b Princes Street, Oxford, OX4 1DD, GB
8:10pm at West End Centre - Queens Road, Aldershot, GU11 3JD, GB
8:15pm at West End Centre - Queens Road, Aldershot, GU11 3JD, GB
7.30 for 8.00pm at Ucheldre Centre - Mill Bank, Holyhead, LL65 1TE, GB
8.00 p.m. at Albion Street WMC - Albion Street, Castleford, WF10 1EN, GB
tba at http://roselleangwin.wordpress.com/the-poetry-lab/ - Online, GB
2:00pm at Ilkley Library - Station Road, Ilkley, Ilkley, LS29 8HA, GB
4:00pm at Bombed Out Church - Leece Street, Liverpool, L1 2RT, GB
7:30pm at In Tune Studio - 753 Cherokee Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, US
7:30pm at The Gunners Pub - 204 Blackstock road, London, N5 1EN, GB
7:30pm at The Chemic Tavern - 9 Johnston Street, Woodhouse, Leeds, LS6 2NG, GB
8:00pm at Poetry Cafe - 22 Betterton Street, London, WC2H 9BX, GB
2.00pm to 4.00pm at Luton Central Library - St. Georges Square, Luton, LU1 2NG, GB
2.00pm to 4.00pm at The Moon Cafe - 323 William Street, Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia, au
11:00am at Hampstead Tube Station - Hampstead High Street, London, NW3 1QG, GB
11:00am at Central Library: The Marriot Room - Library Square, York, YO1 7DS, GB
12:30pm at dlr LexIcon, The Studio - Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Co. Dublin, Dún Laoghaire, A96 H283, IE
1:30pm at Keats House - Keats Grove, London, NW3 2RR, GB