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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 2020/21

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Wednesday 4th November, 6-7.30pm

Intel Jingle: A Post-internet Poetry Workshop with SPAM magazine

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Wednesday 18th November, 6-7pm

Figure a Motion: A Poetry reading with Jazmine Linklater

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Wednesday 25th November, 6-7pm

Bad Moon: A Poetry reading with Samantha Walton

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Wednesday 2nd December, 6-7pm

Poetry Reading Group session on Lyn Hejinian

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Schedule for 2019/20

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Wednesday 20 November 2019

Poetry reading with Lisa Robertson

6.30pm–8.30pm, Nottingham Contemporary. FREE admission. Booking Required: https://www.nottinghamcontemporary.org/whats-on/contemporary-poetry-lisa-robertson/

Wednesday 11 December 2019

Poetry reading with Camilla Nelson

1-2pm, Room B2 The Hemsley, University Park, University of Nottingham. Free event followed by Q&A. 

Monday 23rd March 2020

Poetry reading with Callie Gardner

1-2pm, Clive Grander A42, University Park Campus, University of Nottingham
Free Admission

Monday 11th May 2020

Poetry reading with Elizabeth-Jane Burnett

1-2pm, Room B2 The Hemsley, University Park, University of Nottingham. Free event followed by Q&A

 

Schedule for 2018/19 

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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.

Monday, 11 February 2019

Poetry Reading Group: Helen Jukes

1pm, University of Nottingham, University Park, Trent Building Room A46
All are welcome, refreshments provided.

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Poetry Reading Group: Sam Buchan-Watts

2pm, University of Nottingham, University Park, Trent Building Room B46
All are welcome, refreshments provided.

25 March 2019

Poetry Reading Group: Peter Manson and Sarah Hayden

3pm, University of Nottingham, University Park, Trent Building Room B40
All are welcome, refreshments provided.

 

Schedule for 2017/18

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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

Date
13/12/2016
Location:
Five Leaves Bookshop, Nottingham

Nottingham Poetry Series Seminar

Date
23/02/2017
Location:
Trent A35
Description
Nottingham Poetry Series seminar February 2017

Reading Group Meeting: 'Paean to Place' by Lorine Niedecker

Date
09/03/2017
Location:
Trent A35
Description
Reading group meeting for the Nottingham Poetry Series, 9th March 2017, 6pm, Trent A35. 'Paean to Place' by Lorine Niedecker.
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Location

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!

Contact

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

Nottingham Poetry Exchange

Useful links

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