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Subject tag: Poetry

22 April 2019

Poets and poetry lovers from all around the capital are preparing to travel to our favourite part of north London this Saturday to take part in the twice-yearly Poetry in Palmers Green event, held in the parish centre at St John's Church.

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19 November 2018

Details of two poetry events with a Palmers Green connection

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29 April 2018

The Lamb Festival 2018: Saturday 16th to Friday 22nd June. An arts Festival at All Saints, Edmonton, to celebrate the lives and legacies of Charles and Mary Lamb. You can find the wonderful 2017 Festival Diary here - save the dates and come and join us! (And don't forget - for the fourth year running, there's free admission to ALL Festival events, so why not come and try something new?) 2017 LAMB FESTIVAL DIARY As before, there will be poetry and photography competitions - three prizes.......

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08 April 2018

The dates and speakers at the 2018 Enfield Literary Festival have been announced.  It will be held at the Dugdale Centre from 22nd to 30th June.  The lineup below is incomplete, but is already pretty impressive.  The theme is "Change". The Festival is billed as "Enfield's first ever Literary Festival", which fails to acknowledge that there have already been four Lamb Festivals held at All Saints church in Edmonton (which arguably isn't Enfield, but that argument is rather.......

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03 September 2017

A nine-hour feast of poetry In Enfield aims to rescue a family from a Syrian refugee camp. The Enfield Poem-a-thon will raise money for Enfield Refugee Welcome, the first Community Sponsorship Group in the UK to have resettled a refugee family under the government's Vulnerable Children's Resettlement Scheme. Enfield Poem-a-thon organizer Maggie Butt, herself one of the poets who will be taking part, explains: "I am so proud that Enfield has the first community sponsorship group in the country.......

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12 April 2017

The Lamb Festival: An Arts Festival at All Saints, Edmonton, to celebrate the lives and legacies of Charles and Mary Lamb. This year's Lamb Festival will take place from 17th to 23rd June at All Saints Church in Edmonton.  As before, there will be a photographic competition, but this year instead of an essay competition there will be prizes for the best poems There will be separate categories for schoolchildren (who must be at an Enfield school) and an open category (open to residents of.......

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08 February 2016

The first poetry event at the refurbished Palmers Green Library takes place on Saturday afternoon (13th February) between 2 and 4pm. And in April the library will play host to an afternoon of poetry workshops by well know poets and experienced tutors Katherine Gallagher and Myra Schneider. "Lively readings" The group "Poetry in Palmers Green" will be taking over the Community Room and treating visitors to An Afternoon of Lively Readings. The readings will be given by Maggie Butt, Katherine.......

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09 January 2016

A group of local poets has been appointed Poets in Residence at the newly refurbished Palmers Green Library.  Their residency will be launched at a free public event on 13th February.  Starting at 2pm in the Library's Community Room, members of the group will be giving short readings of lively and engaging poems that they have written.  Refreshments will be available and books published by the local poets will be on sale. Poetry in Palmers Green was set up around eight years ago.......

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