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Poets yearn for the old days with petition as Poetry Cafe announces limited reopening

The Poetry Society has reopened its Poetry Café and basement in Betterton Street, London for hire during daytime hours for the first time since Covid and lockdown.

But the news has had many poets mourning the ‘good old days’ when poetry events took place in the Poetry Café basement on most if not all nights of the week.

An online petition launched by Paul McGrane, who was membership manager ...

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Pam Ayres to appear at Morecambe poetry festival

Pam Ayres will be appearing at Morecambe poetry festival later this year, it has been announced. The festival, which has become known for its blend of top names and grassroots poetry, will be held in September. Other big names already on the bill include Mike Harding, Nigel Planer, Insta poet sensat...

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Project throws light on the poetry of inventor Sir Humphry Davy

Poetry written by the 19th century chemist Sir Humphry Davy, inventor of the miners’ safety lamp, will be read and discussed at a workshop at Morpeth library in Northumberland on Thursday 11 January f...

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