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Nottingham Poetry Exchange

The Nottingham Poetry Exchange runs a monthly programme of seminars, performance evenings, and a reading group that aims to create new conversations and enthusiasms about poetry from the Viking, Medieval, C18th, Romantic, Victorian, Modern, and Contemporary periods, as well as poetries in languages other than English and works in translation.

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Bringing together shared interests in poetry from across different periods, genres, and languages.

Schedule for 2018/19 

View this year's poetry exchange schedule

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Poetry reading with Amy Evans Bauer, Camilla Nelson and Cleo Asabre-Holt

6pm, THiNK Cafe, 2 Cobden Chambers, NG1 2ED. FREE Admission, Wheelchair accessible.

Monday, 10 December 2018

Poetry Reading Group: on Edna St Vincent-Millay

6pm, Trent Building Room B4, University of Nottingham
All are welcome, refreshments provided.


Schedule for 2017/18

View poetry exchange schedule

Thursday, 7th December 2017 

Poetry reading with Lisa Samuels, Ágnes Lehóczky and Daniel Eltringham. 

£3 including refreshments. 7pm, Five Leaves Bookshop, 14a Long Row West, Nottingham NG1 2DH. 

Saturday, 9th December 2017

Front Horse poetry, dance and art evening. 

Free admission. 7pm, Sneinton Community Hermitage Centre, Hermitage Walk, Nottingham, NG2 4GN. 

Thursday, 15th February 2018

Poetry reading with Andrew Taylor, Abigail Parry and Katy Lewis Hood. 

£3 including refreshments. 7pm, Five Leaves Bookshop, 14a Long Row West, Nottingham NG1 2DH. 

Thursday, 15th March 2018

Poetry reading with Nisha Ramayya, Robert Kiely and Matvei Yankelevitch.

£3 including refreshments. 7pm, Five Leaves Bookshop, 14a Long Row West, Nottingham NG1 2DH. 



Past events


Sophie Collins and Linda Kemp @ Five Leaves Bookshop

Five Leaves Bookshop, Nottingham

Nottingham Poetry Series Seminar

Trent A35
Nottingham Poetry Series seminar February 2017

Poetry Reading with Rachael Allen, Camilla Nelson, and Leah Wilkins

Join us for an evening of poetry with Camilla Nelson, Rachael Allen, and Leah Wilkins.
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All seminars and reading group meetings run from 6-8pm and are held in:

  • Room A35, Trent Building, University Park Campus, University of Nottingham.
  • For the location of the poetry performances, please see the event details.

Refreshments will be provided.

All are welcome!


For more information, or to join the mailing list, please email:

Nottingham Poetry Exchange

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