Poetry East is new poetry venue at the London Buddhist Centre showcasing the work of well-known contemporary poets, exploring the relationship between poetry and spiritual life.

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Next Event: Alice Oswald at Poetry East, 9 March, 7.30pm

Tickets for our next event with Alice Oswald have now sold out.  Tickets will not be available on the door.

  • Saturday 13 April, 7.30pm.  £8 entry - book here  Fiona Sampson is returning to Poetry East to launch her new collection ‘Coleshill’ – a PBS Recommendation (spring 2013). She has published ...
    Posted 10 Feb 2013 03:49 by Anthony Wright
  • Alice Oswald Saturday 9 March, 7.30pm.  £8 entry - SOLD OUT   Alice Oswald’s first collection of poetry, The Thing in the Gap-Stone Stile won the Forward Poetry Prize (Best First ...
    Posted 2 Mar 2013 04:01 by Anthony Wright
  • Wendy Cope Saturday 9 February, 7.00pm (please note earlier start time).  £8 entry  SOLD OUT    Wendy Cope was awarded the Michael Braude Award for Light Verse (American Academy of Arts and ...
    Posted 2 Mar 2013 04:01 by Anthony Wright
  • Colm Tóibín at Lit East Thursday 1 November 2012, 7.30pm.  £7 entry   SOLD OUT   Colm Tóibín is the author of six novels including The Blackwater Lightship and The Master, both of which were shortlisted ...
    Posted 2 Mar 2013 04:03 by Anthony Wright
  • Sean O'Brien Saturday 15 September 2012, 7.30pm.  £7 entry    Sean O’Brien is a poet, playwright, novelist and broadcaster. 
He has won the Eric Gregory and a Cholmondeley Award. His poetry ...
    Posted 1 Dec 2012 08:29 by Anthony Wright
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