Event Type: Festivals

Festivals

Kpf21 – Writing Hour With Co-director Of Kendal Poetry Festival, Kim Moore

27th February 2021

8.30 - 9.30am | Free Join one of the directors of Kendal Poetry Festival every morning for an early morning Writing Hour. You will be...

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Kpf21 – Writing Workshop With Acclaimed Canadian Poet Karen Solie

21st February 2021

10 am - 12 noon | Max 16 | £16.50 Getting Started: A Writing Workshop                     ...

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Kpf21 – These Are The Hands – Poems From The Heart Of The Nhs

21st February 2021

2-3pm | Donations – pay what you feel Join us for a celebration reading from this wonderful anthology. Published by Fair Acre Press, this ground-breaking...

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Kpf21 – Afternoon Tea With Brewery Poets

21st February 2021

4 - 5pm | £5 Kendal’s Brewery Poets have been meeting for over thirty years and are the driving force behind the Kendal Poetry Festival....

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Kpf21 – Breaking Boundaries: Evening Reading With Vahni Capildeo & Mark Waldron

21st February 2021

8 - 9pm | £5 Vahni Capildeo’s seven books and five pamphlets extend from prose poetry into immersive theatre.  Capildeo’s work is intimate yet full of...

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Kpf21 – Writing Workshop With Hafsah Aneela Bashir

22nd February 2021

10 - 12 noon | Max 16 | £16.50 Manchester-based poet, playwright and performer, Hafsah Aneela Bashir, is the founder of the Poetry Health Service...

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Kpf21 – Writing Hour With Co-director Of Kendal Poetry Festival, Kim Moore

23rd February 2021

8.30 - 9.30am | Free Join one of the directors of Kendal Poetry Festival every morning for an early morning Writing Hour. You will be...

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Kpf21 – Sanatorium With Abi Palmer

23rd February 2021

2 - 3.30pm | £5 Join Abi Palmer for a live performance of Sanatorium, scored with haunting, dreamlike film.  A young woman spends a month taking...

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Kpf21 Writing Hour With Co-director Of Kendal Poetry Festival, Clare Shaw

24th February 2021

8.30am - 9.30am | Free Join one of the directors of Kendal Poetry Festival every morning for an early morning Writing Hour. You will be...

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Kpf21 – Writing Workshop With Andrew Mcmillan

28th February 2021

10am - 12noon | £16.50 A Dance of Description During this workshop we will look at how we might use ballet and contemporary dance to inspire...

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Kpf21 – Writing Workshop With Ann & Peter Sansom From The Poetry Business

20th February 2021

10 am - 12 noon | Max 16 Join Ann and Peter - described by Poet Laureate Simon Armitage as  'the most astute and effective...

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Kpf21 – Late Night Open Mic With Ann Grant

20th February 2021

9.30 - 11pm | £5 Ann Grant returns for a second instalment of the Late Night Open Mic. Come and take part - or just...

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Kpf21 – Writing Hour With Co-director Of Kendal Poetry Festival, Clare Shaw

22nd February 2021

8.30 - 9.30am | Free Join one of the directors of Kendal Poetry Festival every morning for an early morning Writing Hour. You will be...

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Kpf21 – Writing Hour With Co-director Of Kendal Poetry Festival, Clare Shaw

20th February 2021

8.30 - 9.30am | Free Join one of the directors of Kendal Poetry Festival for an early morning Writing Hour, to run every day the...

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Kpf21 – Ludokinetic Poetry With Jon Stone

28th February 2021

2 - 3pm | £5 Jon Stone discusses and performs ludokinetic poems - poems that involve the reader through mechanisms of play. This innovative category...

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Kpf21 – Staying Human Anthology Event – Neil Astley In Conversation With Clare Shaw

28th February 2021

4 - 5 pm | £5 The Staying Alive series of Bloodaxe anthologies -  Staying Alive (2002), Being Alive (2004), Being Human (2011) and Staying Human (2020) – have been a huge presence...

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Kpf21 – Voice And Song: Evening Reading With Vicki Feaver & David Morley

28th February 2021

8 - 9pm | £5 Vicki Feaver will be reading from her much anticipated fourth collection I Want! I Want! (Jonathan Cape, 2020).  Her new...

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Kpf21 – Writing Workshop With Jen Hadfield – ‘manifesto!’

27th February 2021

10am - 2pm | £45 | Max 10 In the past year, it's really been brought home to us how notional our sense of our...

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Kpf21 – Poetry Business New Poets Pamphlet Event

27th February 2021

2.30 - 3.30pm | £5 The Poetry Business New Poets Pamphlets Competition is one of the most prestigious and exciting competition for young poets. Come...

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Kpf21 – Society And The Self: Evening Reading With Mary Jean Chan & Karen Solie

27th February 2021

8 - 9pm | £5 Mary Jean Chan’s first full-length collection Flèche (Faber and Faber 2019) was shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards for Poetry....

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Kpf21 – 100 Poems To Save The Planet

24th February 2021

2 - 3 pm | £5 Join editors Zoë Brigley Thompson and Kristian Evans for a celebratory reading from this life-affirming anthology, due to be...

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Kpf21 – Healing Words: Evening Reading With Carolyn Forche & Romalyn Ante

24th February 2021

8 - 9 pm | £5 Romalyn Ante has blogged about the parallels between the art of writing poetry and being a nurse – how...

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Kpf21 – Writing Hour With Co-director Of Kendal Poetry Festival, Kim Moore

25th February 2021

8.30 - 9.30am | Free Join one of the directors of Kendal Poetry Festival every morning for an early morning Writing Hour. You will be...

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Kpf21 – Body And Soul: Evening Reading With Andrew Mcmillan & Hannah Hodgson

25th February 2021

8 - 9pm | £5 Hannah Hodgson is one of Cumbria’s rising stars and our top tip for a poet to keep an eye on! ...

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Kpf21 – Rifling Things: A Poetry Workshop With Jon Stone

25th February 2021

10 am - 12 noon | 16 places | £16.50 A match. A musty flask. A mosquito. Poetry is an art uniquely suited to honour...

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Kpf21 – Writing Workshop With Carolyn Forche

26th February 2021

10am - 12 noon | £16.50 Join us for a writing workshop with the wonderful poet Carolyn Forche.     Welcome to Kendal Poetry Festival. This...

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Kpf21 – Rising To The Challenge: Poetry In An Age Of Covid

26th February 2021

2 - 3pm | Free How can we as organisations and individuals respond to the challenge of producing live literature events under the shadow of...

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Kpf21 – Writing Hour With Co-director Of Kendal Poetry Festival, Clare Shaw

26th February 2021

8.30 - 9.30am | Free Join one of the directors of Kendal Poetry Festival every morning for an early morning Writing Hour. You will be...

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Kpf21 – Love And Life: Evening Reading With Alison Brackenbury & Ian Humphreys

26th February 2021

8 - 9pm | £5 Ian Humphrey’s first full-length collection Zebra (Nine Arches, 2019) takes in 1980’s gay culture and his multi-racial heritage. His poetry...

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Kpf21 – Writing Hour With Co-director Of Kendal Poetry Festival, Kim Moore

21st February 2021

8.30 - 9.30am | Free Join the one of the directors of Kendal Poetry Festival every morning for an early morning Writing Hour. You will...

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