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Back at the Poetry Cafe, 28 July, 8pm: Fourth Friday Summer party – City Ramblers Revival, Abe Gibson, voices from the floor, nibbles and Cava

We’re back at a re-vamped 22 Betterton Street, Covent Garden, after a successful season at the welcoming Bar 48. Blues, original songs, skiffle from City Ramblers Revival (Simon Prager, Doc Stenson, Hylda Sims).  Poetry from the wonderful Abe Gibson,   … Continue reading

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June 23rd 8pm at Bar 48: music Fran McGillivray & Mike Burke; poetry Peter Phillips & Richard Earls & voices from the floor £6/£5

PeterRichard Fran & Mike   http://www.franmike.com Fran and Mike, well known on the acoustic music scene, play the blues, their own songs and more with skill, style and panache. Peter’s pamphlet collection, Frayed at the Edges, was published by Hearing Eye … Continue reading

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May 26 music: ace guitarist Peter Black; poetry Brian Docherty & Alice Denny; voices from the floor, at Bar 48, £6 £5

PETER BLACK has studied Flamenco in Andalucía and Latin guitar with working musicians from Rio de Janeiro. Peter is equally at home in other styles of music and has a long history of performing in Rock bands and ensembles of … Continue reading

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April 28th at Bar 48, 8pm: music from singer songwriter Liz Simcock; poetry from John Harvey & Debris Stevenson; £6/£5

http://www.lizsimcock.com   debrisstevenson.co.uk   mellotone.co.uk & check John on Wikipaedia

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Fourth Friday March 24th, 8pm: we celebrate and commemorate the life of Alice Wheeldon, pacifist and suffragette 1866-1919, with Chloe Mason and poets Alan Brownjohn & Anna Robinson; music Reunion Blues + voices from the floor including Paris Lit Up. £6/£5

  Alice Wheeldon: this month her descendants campaign to clear her of a fictitious plot to assassinate Lloyd George, for which she was sentenced and imprisoned in 1917. Chloe Mason, Alice’s great-grand-daughter, will be with us; poetry on the topic of … Continue reading

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Next Fourth Friday is February 24th: music Bob Wood; poetry Wendy Klein & Fokkina McDonnell; + voices from the floor. From 8pm at Bar48. £6, £5

Bob Wood is a fine folk singer songwriter guitarist; we love Wendy‘s poetry and we look forward to hearing Fokkina for the first time. Our usual venue, the Poetry Cafe, Covent Garden, is still being refurbished and redesigned so Fourth … Continue reading

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Next Fourth Friday is January 27, 8pm at Bar 48. Rosemary Norman, Matthew Barton + music from bluesman Steve Morrison

Bar 48, 48 Brixton Road SW9 6BT – Oval Underground & lots of buses. http://www.bar48london.com   Entry £6/£5 according to pocket Rosemary and Matthew are two fine poets with recent collections from Shoestring Press.  Dave & Boo play, sing, and write … Continue reading

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