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Fourth Friday 27th April. music: Liz Simcock; poetry: Marianne Lewis & readings from Beata Duncan’s ‘Berlin Blues’ + voices from the floor. from 8pm, £8/£6

Marianne Lewis has a fine art background and became interested in narrative storytelling after working with Israeli storyteller Ariella Eshed.  Scots born, she’s inspired by traditional gypsy stories, has been published in the Evening Standard and performs regularly in London and the Southeast.  The … Continue reading

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Fourth Friday 23rd March: music Bernard Hoskin, Poetry Mike Bartholomew-Biggs, Carole Coates. Voices from the floor. from 8pm, £8/£6 at the Poetry Cafe

Bernard Hoskin is a widely experienced singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist – offering original songs, traditional folk and more. He plays 6-string and 12-string guitar and mandola. He lives in Cambridge. Mike-Bartholomew- Biggs  has three full collections and four chapbooks. He … Continue reading

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Next Fourth Friday is 23rd February music: Rattle on the Stovepipe; poetry Richard Earls, Chris Hardy, Chrys Salt, Matthew Paul. Plus voices from the floor

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January 26th is our next Fourth Friday: music Dave Ellis & Boo Howard; poetry PF with Peter Phillips, Wendy French, Jeremy Page, Maria Jastrzebka; voices from the floor; hosted by Anne Stewart

Hosted tonight by Anne Stewart on Hylda Sims’ behalf, music by the ever-popular Dave Ellis and Boo Howard, and poetry from participants in poetry p f‘s various Romanian-connection projects… There’s an open mic too so bring a poem of your own … Continue reading

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November 24, from 8pm: Music – Balabustah! Poetry – Ruth O’Callaghan, Angelina Demaria, Gillian Henchley & voices from the floor. £8/£6

At the refurbished Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, Covent Garden WC2H 9BU. 020 7420 9888/7                                                    … Continue reading

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October 27: Music – Leon Rosselson; poetry – Steve Pottinger & John Wheeler; voices from the floor; 8pm. £8/£6. Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, Covent Garden

 www.leonrosselson.co.uk  www.stevepottinger.co.uk  John Wheeler

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22nd September at The Poetry Cafe: music from The National Interest; poetry from Wayleave Poets & voices from the floor

The National Interest are Dave (guitar), Ros (guitar & recorder) Les (fiddle).  ‘This is music for Socialism’ – Tony Benn MP. They play Sidney Carter Songs, Leon Rosselson Songs – Woodie Guthrie, Ewan MacColl & more… Wayleave publishes poetry pamphlets. … Continue reading

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