Poetry Competitions & Events
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Poetry Events and Competitions
MR. BOOKS® is a big fan of poetry in its many forms.
These are some of the events coming up:
Poetry at the shop Special nights/readings being planned soon....
Poetry at the Pub.... Watch this space
Still looking for a new venue or may get the old venue back, which was The Ivy House, on the corner of Bordyke and the High Street, albeit with its renevated, non-seedy look. Watch this space! Suggestions please!
The basic idea is that you just turn up armed with your poems, (someone else's would be equally fine) your ears and some money (for the drinks.) Anyone wishing to just come and listen is very welcome. Entry is free and the atmosphere is very relaxed and informal; the event is totally open mic' with no holes barred so long as it's legal! Styles ranging from Wordsworth to hip hop! Shakespeare to Spoken Word!
Poetry at the Fair (West Kent Book Fair)
Open mic session (actually there is no microphone!) similar format to the pub nights with the notable difference of the fantastic acoustics of the Old Big School hall
for dates and details of the fairs...
Poetry at the Tonbridge Arts Festival: there was a special night of poetry at the Rose & Crown hotel on Wednesday 20th June 2012. See the festival web site....
Poetry Society web site: Mr. Books is a recommended shop for poetry enthusiasts, so it's only fair to link them here! Poetry Society members get 15% discount off poetry and literature books on production of membership card.