Tagged in POETRY

An Ode To The Oyster Card

An Ode To The Oyster Card

Or why you should NOT always touch in and out.
Tube Etiquette Posters, In The Words Of The Great Poets

Tube Etiquette Posters, In The Words Of The Great Poets

Remember those etiquette posters? These are better.
TS Eliot And The City Of London

TS Eliot And The City Of London

Tracing TS Eliot.
Take A Look At This Map Of Dead Poets

Take A Look At This Map Of Dead Poets

Karl Marx is a surprise entry
5 Poems We'd Like To See On The Underground

5 Poems We'd Like To See On The Underground

Thomas, Tennyson and Rossetti.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 14-15 November 2015

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 14-15 November 2015

Secret tours, cakes and ice skating.
Free & Cheap London Events: 5-11 May 2014

Free & Cheap London Events: 5-11 May 2014

Things to do for a fiver or under.
Tube Etiquette Poetry Hopes To Improve Travel Behaviour

Tube Etiquette Poetry Hopes To Improve Travel Behaviour

Bin that wrap, and mind the gap.
Write A Travel Etiquette Poem For TfL Travel Better Competition

Write A Travel Etiquette Poem For TfL Travel Better Competition

Be excellent to each other.
Free & Cheap London Events: 24-30 June 2013

Free & Cheap London Events: 24-30 June 2013

Wimbledon, modified tennis balls, poetry, DNA, clocks, films and UFOs
London Literary Events For 2014

London Literary Events For 2014

Ears pinned back for excellent spoken word.
London Limericks: There Was A Young Lady From Twickers...

London Limericks: There Was A Young Lady From Twickers...

Who can write the best London-themed limerick?
The Man Behind London's Only Poetry Bookshop

The Man Behind London's Only Poetry Bookshop

Brave or crazy?
London Book And Poetry Events: 6-12 November 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 6-12 November 2014

Stephen King's new book has a midnight launch.
Shoreditch Billboards Covered In Poetry

Shoreditch Billboards Covered In Poetry

Part of artist Robert Montgomery's latest show at KK Outlet
Poetry Takeaway Opens Today

Poetry Takeaway Opens Today

Free poems, served piping hot from a refurbished burger van
This Year’s Camden Fringe Is Bigger Than Ever

This Year’s Camden Fringe Is Bigger Than Ever

Over 200 shows from across the arts spectrum.
TfL Campaign For Poetiquette On The Tube

TfL Campaign For Poetiquette On The Tube

Posters and poets for Travel Better London.
London's Most Raucous Poetry Night: Bang Said The Gun Is Back

London's Most Raucous Poetry Night: Bang Said The Gun Is Back

Not your average recital.
30 Years Of Poems On The Underground: Your Poems

30 Years Of Poems On The Underground: Your Poems

Angel is the cruellest stop...
Celebrate 25 Years Of Poems On The Underground

Celebrate 25 Years Of Poems On The Underground

New Poems on the Underground are themed around the value of the written word.
Things To Do In London: Monday 12 January 2015

Things To Do In London: Monday 12 January 2015

Ease your London Bridge woes.
London Book And Poetry Events: 25 September-1 October 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 25 September-1 October 2014

Stephen Fry's in town.
Arts In Parliament: Free Exhibitions & Performances

Arts In Parliament: Free Exhibitions & Performances

VIsit Westminster Hall and see it transformed with art, dance and poetry.
What To See At Hampstead And Highgate Literary Festival

What To See At Hampstead And Highgate Literary Festival

War stories, London memoirs and something for kids too.
I Know An Old Lady Who Swallowed...London

I Know An Old Lady Who Swallowed...London

She's dead, of course.
Interview: Jazzman John Clarke

Interview: Jazzman John Clarke

Why Does London Dominate The UK Poetry Scene?

Why Does London Dominate The UK Poetry Scene?

Three of the four finalists in the Hammer & Tongue Slam Finals from the capital.
Send Us Your Poetry: 30 Years Of Poems On The Underground

Send Us Your Poetry: 30 Years Of Poems On The Underground

We'll publish the best on the site.
My City By George The Poet

My City By George The Poet

Not a Jubilee-related view of London.
London's Best Book Fairs

London's Best Book Fairs

From art to anarchy.
London Book And Poetry Events: 1-7 May 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 1-7 May 2014

Tea tastings, murder mysteries and more.
London Book And Poetry Events: 7-13 August 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 7-13 August 2014

Of Suffragettes and Moomins.
London Book And Poetry Events: 2-8 October 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 2-8 October 2014

'Books About Town' benches are up for auction.
London Book And Poetry Events: 24-30 April 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 24-30 April 2014

Remember, it doesn't have to rhyme to be a poem.
London Book And Poetry Events: 22-28 May 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 22-28 May 2014

Seth MacFarlane's dropping by...
London Book And Poetry Events: 4-10 September 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 4-10 September 2014

Michael Palin, Clare Balding and naked readings.
London Book And Poetry Events: 17-23 April 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 17-23 April 2014

Better than an Easter egg.
Celebrate Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela And Malala Yousafzai

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela And Malala Yousafzai

Three events at Southbank Centre.
London Book And Poetry Events: 13 February-19 February 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 13 February-19 February 2014

Literary inspiration.
Preview: Revival Festival @ Marylebone Gardens

Preview: Revival Festival @ Marylebone Gardens

The old BBC offices transformed into an indoor outdoor bar plus cabaret and comedy.
Linton Kwesi Johnson To Headline Globe Road Poetry Festival

Linton Kwesi Johnson To Headline Globe Road Poetry Festival

Celebrating the diverse poetic traditions of London's East End.
Spoken Word Festival: The Last Word At Roundhouse

Spoken Word Festival: The Last Word At Roundhouse

Poetry, rap, music and theatre.
London Misnomers: A Poem About Street Names

London Misnomers: A Poem About Street Names

"In verse not quite equal to Homer," discover the London streets with misleading names.
Live Poetry: Why You Should Try It, And Where To Hear It

Live Poetry: Why You Should Try It, And Where To Hear It

What Can You See In Six Hours At Camden Fringe?

What Can You See In Six Hours At Camden Fringe?

The random approach to Fringe-going.
London Book And Poetry Events: 10-16 July 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 10-16 July 2014

Comic Con, musical poetry and Pop-Up Festival.
London Book And Poetry Events: 10-16 April 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 10-16 April 2014

Harlan Coben, Jon McGregor, Evie Wyld, Wodehouse and more.
London Book And Poetry Events: 21-27 August 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 21-27 August 2014

Adult storytelling, understanding Shakespeare and BBC Proms.
London Book And Poetry Events: 28 August-3 September 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 28 August-3 September 2014

David Mitchell's The Bone Clocks is this week's big news.
Win Tickets To An Evening Afloat With Sir Andrew Motion

Win Tickets To An Evening Afloat With Sir Andrew Motion

Get poetic about the Thames.
Full Reading Of Sylvia Plath’s Ariel At London Literature Festival

Full Reading Of Sylvia Plath’s Ariel At London Literature Festival

40 fantastic women will perform Plath's poems.
Battersea Literature Festival Includes A Window With A View - And An Author

Battersea Literature Festival Includes A Window With A View - And An Author

Also see Joanne Harris, Richard Curtis and Mark Billingham.
London Book And Poetry Events: 29 May-4 June 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 29 May-4 June 2014

Meet Bob, of A Street Cat Named Bob fame
London Book And Poetry Events: 27 March-2 April 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 27 March-2 April 2014

Eccentric stories and literature festivals.
Things To Do In London: Thursday 25 February 2016

Things To Do In London: Thursday 25 February 2016

Star Wars, Zoolander and poetic mud slinging.
London Book And Poetry Events: 6-12 March 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 6-12 March 2014

From Jane Austen to a literary death match.
London Book And Poetry Events: 13-19 November 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 13-19 November 2014

The best poetry, books and spoken word in one wordy bundle.
Things To Do Today: Thursday 31 March 2016

Things To Do Today: Thursday 31 March 2016

Beekeeping, filmmaking and making your own kimono.
Santa's Lap: Ten Poems About London

Santa's Lap: Ten Poems About London

A poetic gift and card in one.
Alight Here: New Site Looking For Photos, Poems Of Tube Stations

Alight Here: New Site Looking For Photos, Poems Of Tube Stations

London Book And Poetry Events: 9-15 October 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 9-15 October 2014

John Cleese, Hilary Mantel and Julie Burchill.
London Book And Poetry Events: 31 July-6 August 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 31 July-6 August 2014

War commemorations and London maps.
Peckham Poetry, Night Walking And The Future Of Print Magazines

Peckham Poetry, Night Walking And The Future Of Print Magazines

What to expect at Peckham Literary Festival 2015.
London Book And Poetry Events: 21-27 November

London Book And Poetry Events: 21-27 November

Andrew Motion, Judith Kerr, Joe Dunthorne and Hermione Lee in town.
London Book And Poetry Events: 11-17 September 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 11-17 September 2014

Taxidermy, lions and war poetry.
Book Review: Pavement Poetry by Maria Vlotides

Book Review: Pavement Poetry by Maria Vlotides

An art project based on coal hole covers.
London Book And Poetry Events: 2-8 January

London Book And Poetry Events: 2-8 January

Philip Pullman, Anjali Joseph, Chibundu Onuzo and more poets and authors in town this week.
London Book And Poetry Events: 19-25 June 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 19-25 June 2014

It's a corker this week.
London Book And Poetry Events: 26 June-2 July 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 26 June-2 July 2014

This week's book and poetry events.
Archway Has A Way With Words

Archway Has A Way With Words

Fantastic lit festival returns to N19.
Discover The Dead Poets Of West Norwood Cemetery

Discover The Dead Poets Of West Norwood Cemetery

Biography, poetry and catacombs from Chris McCabe.
London Book And Poetry Events: 20-26 March 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 20-26 March 2014

Hip Hop Shakespeare, Alan Titchmarsh and a Haiku lesson.
London Book And Poetry Events: 21-27 November 2013

London Book And Poetry Events: 21-27 November 2013

Festivals, readings, signings, talks.
Young Poets Go Head To Head At Camden Roundhouse

Young Poets Go Head To Head At Camden Roundhouse

See the next Coleridge for just a fiver.
London Books Roundup

London Books Roundup

Five new books about the capital.
London Book And Poetry Events: 5-11 June 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 5-11 June 2014

Three literary festivals kick off this week.
Young People! Enter The Roundhouse Poetry Slam

Young People! Enter The Roundhouse Poetry Slam

Share your story.
London Book And Poetry Events: 16-22 October 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 16-22 October 2014

Lots of debut novelists on the scene this week.
London Book And Poetry Events: 23-29 May

London Book And Poetry Events: 23-29 May

Damian Barr, Claire Tomalin, Jon McGregor, Ben Fountain and tons more writers.
Bill Bryson And Sandi Toksvig To Appear At Write On Kew

Bill Bryson And Sandi Toksvig To Appear At Write On Kew

Literature festival brings big names to west London.
North London Literary Festival Brings Free Events To Hendon

North London Literary Festival Brings Free Events To Hendon

Three days of free writer talks.
London Book And Poetry Events: 13-19 March 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 13-19 March 2014

Author talks, poetry slams and discussions.
London Book And Poetry Events: 27 February-5 March 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 27 February-5 March 2014

London literature at London Transport Museum
London Book And Poetry Events: 30 October-5 November 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 30 October-5 November 2014

Graham Norton, Mary Berry and Ruth Rendell all get booky.
London Book And Poetry Events: 4-10 July

London Book And Poetry Events: 4-10 July

Street cat Bob has a new book out.
London Book And Poetry Events: 18-24 September 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 18-24 September 2014

Ted Hughes, Tennessee Williams, Andrew Marr and more.
Interview: Tom Chivers, How To Build A City

Interview: Tom Chivers, How To Build A City

Lit Preview: Poetry Parnassus @ Southbank Centre

Lit Preview: Poetry Parnassus @ Southbank Centre

Calling all poetic-minded linguists...
London Book And Poetry Events: 24-30 July 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 24-30 July 2014

Atrocious poetry, London Adventure and Tottenham Outrage.
London Book And Poetry Events: 7-13 March

London Book And Poetry Events: 7-13 March

Courttia Newland, Alice Walker, Russians and Literary Death Match.
The Last Word Festival: Picks From The Performers Themselves

The Last Word Festival: Picks From The Performers Themselves

Top tips from the tongue-tastic.
London Book And Poetry Events: 7-13 November 2013

London Book And Poetry Events: 7-13 November 2013

Iain Sinclair, Jo Shapcott, Ross Sutherland and more.
Fraff: Poetry For Drunks, Dyslexics And Weirdos

Fraff: Poetry For Drunks, Dyslexics And Weirdos

Not for fans of Pam Ayres.
London Book And Poetry Events: 30 January-5 February

London Book And Poetry Events: 30 January-5 February

Joe Dunthorne, Boris Akunin, Samantha Harvey, Kat Francois and more.
London Book And Poetry Events: 3-9 April 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 3-9 April 2014

Writing tips, cookbooks, and mingling with the Literati.
London Book And Poetry Events: 17-23 July 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 17-23 July 2014

Comedy lessons, sound poetry and craft beer.
London Book And Poetry Events: 30 January-5 February 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 30 January-5 February 2014

Fairytales reworked for a modern audience.
London Book And Poetry Events: 3-9 October 2013

London Book And Poetry Events: 3-9 October 2013

National Poetry Day, Jung Chang and lots of festivals.
London Book And Poetry Events: 30 May-5 June

London Book And Poetry Events: 30 May-5 June

Matt Haig, Simon Armitage, Taiye Selasi, Julie Myerson and more.
London Book And Poetry Events: 2-8 May

London Book And Poetry Events: 2-8 May

Sheila Heti, Leo Hollis, Matt Haig and Michael Palin are in town.
Preview: Kings Place Festival 2011

Preview: Kings Place Festival 2011

100 events over four days for free or £4.50
Create A Tartan For London

Create A Tartan For London

London Book And Poetry Events: 11-17 April

London Book And Poetry Events: 11-17 April

SJ Bolton, Simon Armitage, AC Grayling and Granta in a bumper week.
Author, Poets And Comedians Head For Wimbledon

Author, Poets And Comedians Head For Wimbledon

BookFest is back.
London Book And Poetry Events: 3-9 July 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 3-9 July 2014

Book launches, poetry, spoken word and more.
London Book And Poetry Events: 1-7 August

London Book And Poetry Events: 1-7 August

Catherine O'Flynn, Rebecca Donovan and hip-hop poetry.
London Book And Poetry Events: 8-14 May 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 8-14 May 2014

This week's best lit events.
London On The Cheap: Valentine's Day Isn't Happening Edition

London On The Cheap: Valentine's Day Isn't Happening Edition

Seven Ridiculously Talented Poets Want To Show You Their Homework

Seven Ridiculously Talented Poets Want To Show You Their Homework

Monthly new material night returns with the likes of Ross Sutherland, Luke Wright and Joe Dunthorne.
London Book And Poetry Events: 20-26 February

London Book And Poetry Events: 20-26 February

Festivals, authors and poetry this week.
London Book And Poetry Events: 27 February-6 March

London Book And Poetry Events: 27 February-6 March

Events for the bibliophile.
Book Grocer: 14-20 September

Book Grocer: 14-20 September

The week ahead in literary London: and it's a packed week.
Architecture Meets Magic At The Royal Academy

Architecture Meets Magic At The Royal Academy

Performance and discussion to accompany installation "Same old, same old".
London Book And Poetry Events: 4-10 July

London Book And Poetry Events: 4-10 July

See Mark Haddon, Iain Sinclair, John Banville, Lucy Mangan as well as the London Literature Festival.
National Poetry Day: London Lines

National Poetry Day: London Lines

London Book And Poetry Events: 6 February-12 February 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 6 February-12 February 2014

Alain de Botton and Joanne M Harris discuss their new books.
Lit Preview: Homework @ Bethnal Green Working Men's Club

Lit Preview: Homework @ Bethnal Green Working Men's Club

Poetry like you've never seen it.
London Book And Poetry Events: 13-19 February

London Book And Poetry Events: 13-19 February

James Lasdun, Jim Crace, poetry and loads of stuff for kids.
London Book And Poetry Events: 5-11 September

London Book And Poetry Events: 5-11 September

See EL James, Michael Rosen, Ned Beauman, China Miéville and more.
London Book And Poetry Events: 17-23 October

London Book And Poetry Events: 17-23 October

Slams, festivals, readings, open mics.
London Book And Poetry Events: 23-29 January

London Book And Poetry Events: 23-29 January

Loads of launches and the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice.
Poetry For People Who Don't Like Poetry

Poetry For People Who Don't Like Poetry

Bang Said the Gun goes from live into print.
London Book And Poetry Events: 16-22 May

London Book And Poetry Events: 16-22 May

Luke Wright, Antonia Wilson, Islington tales and the London Literature Festival starts.
London Book And Poetry Events: 15-21 August

London Book And Poetry Events: 15-21 August

Meet authors, hear poetry, swap books, eat cake.
London Book And Poetry Events: 13-19 June

London Book And Poetry Events: 13-19 June

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week: Craig Taylor, Katy Darby, Roger McGough, John Hegley and more.
London Book And Poetry Events: 25-31 July

London Book And Poetry Events: 25-31 July

Ben Aaronovitch, Michael Frayn, the Homework team and Deptford.
Win Tickets: Rimbaud and Verlaine at Kings Place

Win Tickets: Rimbaud and Verlaine at Kings Place

Reasons You Shouldn't Miss Standby For Tape Back-Up

Reasons You Shouldn't Miss Standby For Tape Back-Up

Ross Sutherland's exquisite mash-up of poetry and 90s TV.
Book Grocer: 1-7 June

Book Grocer: 1-7 June

The week ahead in literary London. So much going on. So, so much.
Book Grocer: 21-27 September

Book Grocer: 21-27 September

The week ahead in literary London: poetry, art and wine, plus festivals in Soho and Battersea.
Book Grocer: 4-10 January

Book Grocer: 4-10 January

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week
Freedom And Poetry In The Dark At The London Literature Festival

Freedom And Poetry In The Dark At The London Literature Festival

Bibliophile heaven.
Book Grocer: 25-31 January

Book Grocer: 25-31 January

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week
London Poetry: The Fox And The Skyscraper By Tim Cresswell

London Poetry: The Fox And The Skyscraper By Tim Cresswell

The fox that lived in the Shard, in verse.
London Book And Poetry Events: 25 April-1 May

London Book And Poetry Events: 25 April-1 May

Kerry Hudson, Iain Sinclair, Alex Wheatle and John Hegley among the literary stars this week.
London Book And Poetry Events: 12-18 June 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 12-18 June 2014

Of festivals, footballers, and Tube photographs.
London Book And Poetry Events: 29 August-4 September

London Book And Poetry Events: 29 August-4 September

Margaret Atwood, DBC Pierre, Julia Donaldson and more.
Where To Celebrate National Poetry Day Tomorrow

Where To Celebrate National Poetry Day Tomorrow

From Bloomsbury Hotel to London Zoo.
An Intro To Mercury-Nominated Rap And Poetry Ace Kate Tempest

An Intro To Mercury-Nominated Rap And Poetry Ace Kate Tempest

Top stuff from the suddenly-famous Brockley girl.
London Book And Poetry Events: 15-21 May 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 15-21 May 2014

Lots of storytelling this week.
London Book And Poetry Events: 20-26 June

London Book And Poetry Events: 20-26 June

Hadley Freeman, Jesse Armstrong, Charing Cross Road Fest and more.
Southbank Centre's Spring Literary Events

Southbank Centre's Spring Literary Events

Writers, poetry, SLAMS and cooking.
Book Grocer: 18-24 January

Book Grocer: 18-24 January

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week
Book Grocer: 16-22 May

Book Grocer: 16-22 May

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week, including Mark Haddon, Hilary Mantel and Kate Summerscale.
Book Grocer: 5-11 October

Book Grocer: 5-11 October

The week ahead in literary London: National Poetry Day and more festivals than you can throw a book at.
Be There First: The Last Refuge's First Festival

Be There First: The Last Refuge's First Festival

A fortnight of theatre, comedy, cabaret, poetry and film in Peckham.
London Book And Poetry Events: 26 September-2 October

London Book And Poetry Events: 26 September-2 October

The Soho Literary Festival, Margaret Drabble, Rose Tremain, Kate Tempest, plus David Baddiel talking about David Foster Wallace.
London Book And Poetry Events: 10-16 October 2013

London Book And Poetry Events: 10-16 October 2013

Helen Fielding, Conn Iggulden, Jeanette Winterson and more.
Book Grocer: 22-28 February

Book Grocer: 22-28 February

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week
London Book And Poetry Events: 13-19 June

London Book And Poetry Events: 13-19 June

Jonathan Lee, Wembley Wordfest, Black Book Swap and more.
Book Grocer: 16-22 November

Book Grocer: 16-22 November

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week.
London Book And Poetry Events: 6-12 June

London Book And Poetry Events: 6-12 June

Curtis Sittenfeld, Paul Morley, John Cooper Clarke and the Stokey Lit Fest.
Book Grocer: 2-8 November

Book Grocer: 2-8 November

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week.
Book Grocer: 7-13 December

Book Grocer: 7-13 December

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week
London Book And Poetry Events: 6-12 June

London Book And Poetry Events: 6-12 June

Literary events in London this week: Martin Amis, AS Byatt, AL Kennedy, Polari, Poejazzi and more
Spoken Word Review: Bang Said The Gun

Spoken Word Review: Bang Said The Gun

Book Grocer: 11-17 January

Book Grocer: 11-17 January

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week.
London Book And Poetry Events: 31 October-6 November

London Book And Poetry Events: 31 October-6 November

Ian Rankin, Jo Shapcott, Hollie McNish and Sappho.
London Book And Poetry Events: 10-16 October

London Book And Poetry Events: 10-16 October

Steven Appleby, China Miéville, Ross Sutherland, Rose Tremain and Kate Mosse among others.
Tim Key: Single White Slut

Tim Key: Single White Slut

Poetry, but not as you know it.
London Book And Poetry Events: 14-20 November

London Book And Poetry Events: 14-20 November

Festivals a go-go.
Travel Better London: Words From A Poet

Travel Better London: Words From A Poet

Can you think of a rhyme for Croydon?
London Book And Poetry Events: 21-27 March

London Book And Poetry Events: 21-27 March

Gillian Slovo, James Herbert, Jodi Picoult and other authors and poets in town.
Celebrate Art in SE5 With The Camberwell Arts Festival

Celebrate Art in SE5 With The Camberwell Arts Festival

The nine-day community festival presents a varied programme of tasty treats
Punk And Poetry Come To Portobello For Bank Holiday Weekend

Punk And Poetry Come To Portobello For Bank Holiday Weekend

Portobello Live! is back.
London Book And Poetry Events: 28 March-3 April

London Book And Poetry Events: 28 March-3 April

Mohsin Hamid, Rachel Cusk, Joe Dunthorne, Luke Wright, Craig Taylor and more.
London Book And Poetry Events: 18-24 April

London Book And Poetry Events: 18-24 April

Mark Haddon, Terry Pratchett, World Book Night and a ton of other events.
London Book And Poetry Events: 16-22 January

London Book And Poetry Events: 16-22 January

Louise Doughty, Peter May, Malika Booker and Laydeez Do Comics.
London Book And Poetry Events: 14-20 March

London Book And Poetry Events: 14-20 March

A.L. Kennedy, Soho stories, St Patrick's day and lots more author and spoken word events.
London Book And Poetry Events: 23-29 October 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 23-29 October 2014

Roy Keane vs Roddy Doyle and Bojo's new book.
Lit Preview: London Word Festival 2011

Lit Preview: London Word Festival 2011

The London Word Festival returns! With excellent guests (Alan Moore, anyone?), inventive and immersive performances, witty and intelligent ideas, and a Scrabble tournament.
Book Grocer: 28 September-4 October

Book Grocer: 28 September-4 October

The week ahead in literary London.
Book Grocer: 9-15 November

Book Grocer: 9-15 November

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week.
Book Grocer: 8-14 February

Book Grocer: 8-14 February

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week: crap dates leaven the lurve.
London Book And Poetry Events: 23-29 January 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 23-29 January 2014

Christopher Fowler, Stella Duffy and others.
London Book And Poetry Events: 24-30 October

London Book And Poetry Events: 24-30 October

Hear Booker shortlisted Deborah Levy, Dawn French, Kate Mosse and other authors this week.
London Book And Poetry Events: 4-10 April

London Book And Poetry Events: 4-10 April

Taiye Selasi, Book Slam, a Doctor Who celebration and more booky events.
London Book And Poetry Events: 18-24 July

London Book And Poetry Events: 18-24 July

Christopher Fowler, John Hegley, Judith Mackrell and book ahead for Margaret Atwood.
Michael Rosen And John Hegley Celebrate Legacy Of Keats

Michael Rosen And John Hegley Celebrate Legacy Of Keats

Performances, talks, films, workshops.
London On The Cheap: 28th October - 4th November

London On The Cheap: 28th October - 4th November

London Book And Poetry Events: 26 September-2 October 2013

London Book And Poetry Events: 26 September-2 October 2013

Authors include Robert Harris, Jeanette Winterson and Tracy Chevalier.
London Book And Poetry Events: 3-9 October

London Book And Poetry Events: 3-9 October

A packed week: catch Iain M Banks, Margaret Drabble, Paul Auster, Edna O'Brien and Bernard Cornwell.
A Baptism Of Fire To The World Of The Spoken Word

A Baptism Of Fire To The World Of The Spoken Word

What it's like to lose your poetry virginity.
London Book And Poetry Events: 8-14 August

London Book And Poetry Events: 8-14 August

John Hegley, Eve Harris, performance poetry and more.
London Book And Poetry Events: 6-12 February

London Book And Poetry Events: 6-12 February

Andrew Motion, Neil McKenna, Clare Summerskill, poetry and storytelling.
London Book And Poetry Events: 9-15 May

London Book And Poetry Events: 9-15 May

Lionel Shriver, European Literature Night, China Miéville and a Jane Austen quiz.
London Poetry: A Hornchurch Commuter By Luke Wright

London Poetry: A Hornchurch Commuter By Luke Wright

Poem from Luke Wright's new collection, Mondeo Man.
Performance Poet Interview: Kat Francois

Performance Poet Interview: Kat Francois

Kat Francois is not one to stand still. Catch this exciting talent next week.
Book Grocer: 15-21 June

Book Grocer: 15-21 June

The week ahead in literary London: poetry, author talks and a festival of world literature.
London Poetry: Shoreditch Serenade By Siddhartha Bose

London Poetry: Shoreditch Serenade By Siddhartha Bose

London Book And Poetry Events: 11-17 July

London Book And Poetry Events: 11-17 July

Charlaine Harris, Philipp Meyer, Evie Wyld and more.
Preview: The First Lewisham Literary Festival

Preview: The First Lewisham Literary Festival

Fun literary, spoken word and booky events for SE13
Book Grocer: 29 June-5 July

Book Grocer: 29 June-5 July

The week ahead in literary London: London Literature Festival starts, plus the return of Homework.
London Book And Poetry Events: 12-18 September

London Book And Poetry Events: 12-18 September

Appearances from Will Self, Jonathan Coe, Jane Draycott, Jenny Uglow and more.
Book Grocer: 29 February-6 March

Book Grocer: 29 February-6 March

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week: Michael Rosen, Natalie Haynes, Mark Thomas and more.
Book Grocer: 7-13 September

Book Grocer: 7-13 September

The week ahead in literary London: festivals in Lewisham and Hampstead and Highgate, eat cake at Foyles and tons of other poets and author appearances.
London Book And Poetry Events: 31 October-6 November

London Book And Poetry Events: 31 October-6 November

See Ian Rankin, Christopher Brookmyre, Ali Smith, Colm Tóibín, Charlie Brooker and Kate Summerscale this week.
London Book And Poetry Events: 24-30 October

London Book And Poetry Events: 24-30 October

Liz Bentley, Malcolm Gladwell, Emily Berry, Andrew Motion.
London Book And Poetry Events: 14-20 August 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 14-20 August 2014

Hear all about the history of Kew Gardens.
London Book And Poetry Events: 5-11 December

London Book And Poetry Events: 5-11 December

Catch Michael Morpurgo, Ali Smith, Pat Barker, Ross Sutherland and more.
Binge On Literature And Poetry In Peckham This Friday

Binge On Literature And Poetry In Peckham This Friday

16 events in pubs, bars, clubs and gyms.
London Book And Poetry Events: 27 June-3 July

London Book And Poetry Events: 27 June-3 July

Evie Wyld, Ruth Ozeki, Simon Mayo and more.
Book Grocer: 16-22 February

Book Grocer: 16-22 February

The week ahead in literary London: festivals at the LSE and YARNfest, book swaps for grown ups and smaller people, Liz Lochhead and Andrew Motion provide a big name poetry fix, a housewarming party and a man called Zolan Quobble.
London Book And Poetry Events: 30 May-5 June

London Book And Poetry Events: 30 May-5 June

Including Craig Taylor, Ben Okri, Helen Simpson and the brilliant Stoke Newington Literary Festival.
London Book And Poetry Events: 28 November-4 December

London Book And Poetry Events: 28 November-4 December

Amy Tan, Kamila Shamsie, Joe Dunthorne, Simon Garfield and more.
Book Grocer: 24-31 August

Book Grocer: 24-31 August

The week ahead in literary London.
Book Grocer: 20-26 July

Book Grocer: 20-26 July

The week ahead in literary London: Philip Pullman, Maggie Gee, Iain Sinclair and more.
Book Grocer: 7-13 March

Book Grocer: 7-13 March

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week.
Book Grocer: 12-18 October

Book Grocer: 12-18 October

The week ahead in literary London: Claire Tomalin, Alex Wheatle, Anne Rice and Terry Pratchett. And - maybe - the Archbishop of Canterbury.
London Book And Poetry Events: 12-18 September

London Book And Poetry Events: 12-18 September

Jo Nesbo, Julian Barnes, Alex Wheatle and tons more.
Book Grocer: 18-24 April

Book Grocer: 18-24 April

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week, including Irvine Welsh and AL Kennedy.
London Book And Poetry Events: 27 June-3 July

London Book And Poetry Events: 27 June-3 July

Appearances from Simon Armitage, Michael Palin, John Hegley, Stella Duffy and more.
Book Grocer: 1-6 September + Win Tickets To Peter Ackroyd @ Southbank Centre

Book Grocer: 1-6 September + Win Tickets To Peter Ackroyd @ Southbank Centre

Win tickets and copies of Peter Ackroyd's book, plus what else is on in literary London.
London Book And Poetry Events: 20-26 June

London Book And Poetry Events: 20-26 June

Appearances from Ben Aaronovitch, Kate Summerscale, Sebastian Faulks, Marina Lewycka and lots of London-themed books.
Book Grocer: 13-19 July

Book Grocer: 13-19 July

The week ahead in literary London: street photography, poetry, Alan Hollinghurst and an amazing Book Slam.
London Book And Poetry Events: 20-26 February 2014

London Book And Poetry Events: 20-26 February 2014

Quentin Blake, Toby Litt, Kate Mosse and more.
London Book And Poetry Events: 29 August-4 September

London Book And Poetry Events: 29 August-4 September

Zadie Smith, Rose Tremain and Julian Baggini are in town.
Book Grocer: 15-21 February

Book Grocer: 15-21 February

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week.
Book Grocer: 19-25 October

Book Grocer: 19-25 October

The week ahead in literary London: Sebastian Faulks, Will Self, John Hegley, Polari and more.
Preview: Peter And The Wolf @ Southbank Centre

Preview: Peter And The Wolf @ Southbank Centre

Featuring Jarvis Cocker, children's classic Peter and The Wolf is returning later this month to the Southbank Centre as part of its Christmas season.
London Book And Poetry Events: 17-23 October

London Book And Poetry Events: 17-23 October

Catch Dorothy Koomson, Simon Garfield, Michael Morpurgo and Jeremy Dyson this week.
Explore A World Of Poetry At The Southbank Centre

Explore A World Of Poetry At The Southbank Centre

Poetry International festival is back.
London Book And Poetry Events: 5-11 September

London Book And Poetry Events: 5-11 September

Jonathan Coe, Liars' League, Alan Moore and more.
London Book And Poetry Events: 16-22 January

London Book And Poetry Events: 16-22 January

Andrew Kaufman, Gillian Slovo and Mark Billingham among the writers in London this week.
Book Grocer: 21-27 March

Book Grocer: 21-27 March

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week.
London Book And Poetry Events: 19-25 September

London Book And Poetry Events: 19-25 September

Erin Kelly, Arthur Smith, Jenny Colgan and festivals.
Comedy And Spoken Word Preview: Camden Crawl

Comedy And Spoken Word Preview: Camden Crawl

Tony Law, Henning Wehn and other comedians, brilliant poetry group Homework, art history, hula hooping and more.
Book Grocer: 18-24 May

Book Grocer: 18-24 May

The week ahead in literary London: John Hegley, Alan Bennett, festivals, poetry performances and it's Book Slam time again.
Book Grocer: 1-7 February

Book Grocer: 1-7 February

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week.
Lit Preview: London Literature Festival @ Southbank Centre

Lit Preview: London Literature Festival @ Southbank Centre

Big names, interesting events.
London Poetry: Spread and Division (Basic Perinatal Matrices) By Barnaby Tidman

London Poetry: Spread and Division (Basic Perinatal Matrices) By Barnaby Tidman

London Book And Poetry Events: 28 November-4 December

London Book And Poetry Events: 28 November-4 December

AL Kennedy, John Cooper Clarke, Bookslam and Literary Death Match among this week's treats.
London Book And Poetry Events: 15-21 August

London Book And Poetry Events: 15-21 August

Tessa Hadley, Rutu Modan, Kat Francois and more.
London Book And Poetry Events: 9-15 January

London Book And Poetry Events: 9-15 January

London short stories, the TS Eliot Prize and more authors and poets.
London Looks For Its Next Young Poet Laureate

London Looks For Its Next Young Poet Laureate

Could it be you?
London Book And Poetry Events: 12-19 December

London Book And Poetry Events: 12-19 December

Michael Rosen, Spitalfields Life, Ross Sutherland and Bidisha are here this week.
National Poetry Day Around London

National Poetry Day Around London

Have A Cup Of Tea With Paul Cree: A Tale From The Bedsit

Have A Cup Of Tea With Paul Cree: A Tale From The Bedsit

Kick back and enjoy the story.
The Haikommute

The Haikommute

Lit Preview: Roundhouse Poetry Slam @ Roundhouse

Lit Preview: Roundhouse Poetry Slam @ Roundhouse

Poet Polarbear tells us about poetry, slams and Kilburn.
Book Grocer: 14-20 March

Book Grocer: 14-20 March

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week, including bunny suicides.
Book Grocer: 22-28 June

Book Grocer: 22-28 June

The week ahead in literary London: festivals in Clapton and Bromley, Simon Schama, and loads more poetry and author events.
Luke Wright Just Might Be Your New Favourite Poet

Luke Wright Just Might Be Your New Favourite Poet

The superb spoken word star talks about his latest show.
London Book And Poetry Events: 7-13 November

London Book And Poetry Events: 7-13 November

Authors and poets making appearances, plus four - count them - chances to see Rachel Rose Reid.
Book Grocer: 9-15 May

Book Grocer: 9-15 May

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week: a lot of Granta and Edward Lear.
London Book And Poetry Events: 14-20 November

London Book And Poetry Events: 14-20 November

Edna O'Brien, Jonathan Meades, Posy Simmonds and Val McDermid in town this week.
Book Grocer: 16-22 March

Book Grocer: 16-22 March

The week ahead in literary London: Jawdancing, book swapping, storytelling and fighting to the (metaphorical) death in aid of Comic Relief.
Archway Gets A New Literary Festival

Archway Gets A New Literary Festival

Develop an Archway With Words.
London Poetry: Moraletry - A Modern Guide To Morality

London Poetry: Moraletry - A Modern Guide To Morality

Funny spoken word from Richard Purnell and Gary from Leeds.
Book Grocer: 17-23 August

Book Grocer: 17-23 August

The week ahead in literary London: Jo Nesbo, fighting and swapping. Not necessarily all at the same time.
Book Grocer: 26 October-1 November

Book Grocer: 26 October-1 November

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week.
Preview: OneTaste Festival

Preview: OneTaste Festival

Book Grocer: 30 November-6 December

Book Grocer: 30 November-6 December

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week
Book Grocer: 10-16 August

Book Grocer: 10-16 August

The week ahead in literary London: Book Slam, Keats and events in riot-hit areas. Support your local community.
New Young Poet Laureate For London Revealed

New Young Poet Laureate For London Revealed

We speak to Selina Nwulu on her new role.
London Book And Poetry Events: 12-19 December

London Book And Poetry Events: 12-19 December

Literary delights.
London Poetry: Rather Like Orchestration By Simon Smith

London Poetry: Rather Like Orchestration By Simon Smith

A poem taken from Simon Smith's latest collection, London Bridge.
London Book And Poetry Events: 22-28 August

London Book And Poetry Events: 22-28 August

The Last Poets, Homework and Joanna Rossiter.
Poetry In The Piazza

Poetry In The Piazza

London Transport Museum invites you to celebrate National Poetry Day.
Book Grocer: 28 March-3 April

Book Grocer: 28 March-3 April

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week: launches, birthdays and poetry bingo.
Book Grocer: 8-14 June

Book Grocer: 8-14 June

The week ahead in literary London: sci-fi, poetry, photography, a tour of Crouch End and a festival in Queen's Park.
Book Grocer: 4-10 April

Book Grocer: 4-10 April

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week.
London Book And Poetry Events: 8-14 August

London Book And Poetry Events: 8-14 August

John Hegley at the Blackheath big screen, a family fete at Foyles and more.
Book Grocer: 23-29 March

Book Grocer: 23-29 March

The week ahead in literary London: Jennifer Egan, Nii Parkes, Michael Frayn, Michael Rosen and Costa winner Jo Shapcott. And more like that.
Book Grocer: 23-29 November

Book Grocer: 23-29 November

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week.
Book Grocer: 4-10 May

Book Grocer: 4-10 May

The week ahead in literary London: Anne Enright, David Baddiel, China Mieville and Alan Moore - plus one festival ends but two more start up.
Book Grocer: 11-17 April

Book Grocer: 11-17 April

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week, including Craig Taylor, Iain Sinclair, Katy Darby and Jon McGregor.
London Book And Poetry Events: 11-17 July

London Book And Poetry Events: 11-17 July

Clive Stafford-Smith, Suzanne Joinson, Stuart Evers, Roger McGough, Fleur Adcock and more.
Book Grocer: 25-31 May

Book Grocer: 25-31 May

The week ahead in literary London: Margaret Drabble, Blake Morrison, Iain Sinclair, Simon Munnery and a triple bill of John Hegley.
London Book And Poetry Events: 23-29 May

London Book And Poetry Events: 23-29 May

Including Orange Prize readings, Vogon poetry, Edward Lear, Cassandra Clare and Rachel Caine.
What Are They Whispering? At Kings Place

What Are They Whispering? At Kings Place

Power. Who has it? Who wants it? Who tries to take it from you? The poets know.
Preview: The Fleeting Festival @ The Alexandra, SW4

Preview: The Fleeting Festival @ The Alexandra, SW4

Raising money for disaster relief this Saturday with cake, music, art and free G&Ts.
The Wave Pictures Rule Whitechapel

The Wave Pictures Rule Whitechapel

Lit Preview: National Poetry Day Events

Lit Preview: National Poetry Day Events

Get your rhymes ready, imagery imminent and meter motoring this Thursday.
London Book And Poetry Events: 1-7 August

London Book And Poetry Events: 1-7 August

Iain M Banks, poetry and ping pong.
Preview: Michael Horovitz at 19 Princelet Street

Preview: Michael Horovitz at 19 Princelet Street

Your chance to spend an evening at 19 Princelet Street with British beat poet Michael Horovitz.
Words And Pictures From National Poetry Day @ Royal Festival Hall

Words And Pictures From National Poetry Day @ Royal Festival Hall

Katy Evans-Bush visited the Royal Festival Hall to see what poetry looks like.
London Book And Poetry Events: 19-25 September

London Book And Poetry Events: 19-25 September

Scarlett Thomas, Will Self, Mark Watson and Mark Billingham are among the writers in town.
Festival Preview: Almeida Festival @ Almeida Theatre

Festival Preview: Almeida Festival @ Almeida Theatre

Exciting new work from emerging artists and companies.
Review: Seven Last Words @ St James' Church, Piccadilly

Review: Seven Last Words @ St James' Church, Piccadilly

A challenge for the artists and the audience alike, a one off performance of Haydn's Seven Last Words took place on Thursday evening with mixed success.
Cabaret Review: The Ruby Dolls @ Jermyn Theatre

Cabaret Review: The Ruby Dolls @ Jermyn Theatre

London Book And Poetry Events: 22-28 August

London Book And Poetry Events: 22-28 August

Sandi Toksvig, Michael Rosen, Julia Donaldson, Michael Morpurgo and Ned Beauman are in town this week.
New Band Interview: The Loose Cannons

New Band Interview: The Loose Cannons

Book Grocer: 13-19 April

Book Grocer: 13-19 April

The week ahead in literary London: Wendy Cope, James Frey, Literary Death Match,the Josephine Hart Poetry Hour, the London Word Festival - and more.
New Website: Haiku London

New Website: Haiku London

Short poems about the day's events.
London Poetry: Outside Bermondsey Health Centre + I Love Peckham By Liz Bentley

London Poetry: Outside Bermondsey Health Centre + I Love Peckham By Liz Bentley

A couple of brilliantly witty poems from Liz Bentley - and you can see her tomorrow night in Holloway.
London Book And Poetry Events: 18-24 July

London Book And Poetry Events: 18-24 July

Appearances by Jake Arnott, Liz Bentley, Jo Nesbo, Mark Watson, Lemn Sissay and others.
Londonist Presents: Poetry And London Books

Londonist Presents: Poetry And London Books

Londonist hosts two events this Thursday, with writers of Londony books and excellent performance poets.
Preview: London Word Festival

Preview: London Word Festival

Book Grocer: 11-17 May

Book Grocer: 11-17 May

The week ahead in literary London: performance poetry, author talks, festivals, deathmatches and scores more.
London On The Cheap - 17th - 23rd September

London On The Cheap - 17th - 23rd September

London Book And Poetry Events: 25-31 July

London Book And Poetry Events: 25-31 July

Ross Sutherland, Ned Beauman, Jake Arnott, lots of free poetry and more.
London Book And Poetry Events: 5-11 December

London Book And Poetry Events: 5-11 December

Literary fun.
Review: Richard Purnell And Friends @ Hen And Chickens

Review: Richard Purnell And Friends @ Hen And Chickens

Words are all they have
Book Grocer: 27 July-2 August

Book Grocer: 27 July-2 August

The week ahead in literary London: it's a bit physical-activity-heavy with boxing, walking, yoga and heart failure. Plus - do your Homework.
Preview: Richmond Literature Festival

Preview: Richmond Literature Festival

Head south-west for the likes of Jeremy Paxman, Claire Tomalin, Joe Dunthorne, David Kynaston and a big party on a boat.
Lit Preview: Edward Lear Nonsense Night And Exhibition @ Poetry Cafe

Lit Preview: Edward Lear Nonsense Night And Exhibition @ Poetry Cafe

Art and performance poetry inspired by the master of nonsense verse.
Book Grocer: 3-9 August

Book Grocer: 3-9 August

The week ahead in literary London: Hari Kunzru, AL Kennedy and Benjamin Zephaniah, but it's Utter!'s week.
Book Grocer: 2-8 May

Book Grocer: 2-8 May

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week: including Andrew Motion, Ben Okri and Patience Agbabi.
BoJo & The Newt: A Poem By Luke Wright

BoJo & The Newt: A Poem By Luke Wright

An election poem for you to read and hear.
Literary Review: Enitharmon Press @ Southbank Centre

Literary Review: Enitharmon Press @ Southbank Centre

Bookish things ahoy on the Southbank.
Book Grocer: 25 April-1 May

Book Grocer: 25 April-1 May

Book, poetry and spoken word events in London this week
Authors, Poetry, Stories For Not Much Cash In Peckham

Authors, Poetry, Stories For Not Much Cash In Peckham

Peckham Literary Festival is back.
London Poetry: Fleet Street By Monkey Poet

London Poetry: Fleet Street By Monkey Poet

Comedy + poetry + social commentary.
London On The Cheap: 1st - 7th October

London On The Cheap: 1st - 7th October

Comedy/Poetry Preview: Liz Bentley @ The Albany

Comedy/Poetry Preview: Liz Bentley @ The Albany

Brilliant, warm and witty show Crash Bash Trash.
London Word Festival Review: Man / Machine

London Word Festival Review: Man / Machine

How do you get from JG Ballard to Clarissa Explains It All? Ross Sutherland knows.
The Camden Fringe

The Camden Fringe

Wave If You're Really There #6: Baptism

Wave If You're Really There #6: Baptism

Review: Enoch Arden In The Hope Shelter

Review: Enoch Arden In The Hope Shelter

Spoken Word Review: Josephine Hart Poetry Hour @ BL

Spoken Word Review: Josephine Hart Poetry Hour @ BL

Book Grocer: 2-8 March

Book Grocer: 2-8 March

World Book Day and Night, Jewish Book Week plus Alexander McCall Smith for starters...
Preview: Turning Point Festival @ The Roundhouse

Preview: Turning Point Festival @ The Roundhouse

Camden Fringe Review: Inside The M25 @ Sheephaven Bay

Camden Fringe Review: Inside The M25 @ Sheephaven Bay

Tell-Us-A-Fib Friday

Tell-Us-A-Fib Friday

Theatre Preview: The Five Minute Festival @ The Lost Theatre

Theatre Preview: The Five Minute Festival @ The Lost Theatre

What can you do in 300 seconds?
Wimbledon BookFest Brings The Big Guns

Wimbledon BookFest Brings The Big Guns

How about Roddy Doyle, Margaret Drabble or Andrew Motion?
Book Grocer: 19-25 January

Book Grocer: 19-25 January

The week ahead in literary London: Andrea Levy, David Vann, the Josephine Hart Poetry Hour (Charles Dance and Dan Stevens this time) and Ian McMillan introduces readings from the TS Eliot Prize nominated poets.
London On The Cheap

London On The Cheap

LFF Preview: FACTOTUM and DARK HORSE

LFF Preview: FACTOTUM and DARK HORSE

Book Grocer: 13-19 October

Book Grocer: 13-19 October

Book Grocer: 27 April-3 May

Book Grocer: 27 April-3 May

The week ahead in literary London: the London Word Festival continues apace, plus test out AV before the referendum at Utter!.
London Word Festival: Art Of Storytelling & Play On Words

London Word Festival: Art Of Storytelling & Play On Words

Book Grocer: 30 March-5 April

Book Grocer: 30 March-5 April

The week ahead in literary London: Jo Shapcott, Austen on stage and an absolutely storming Book Slam.
Book Grocer: 23 February-1 March

Book Grocer: 23 February-1 March

The week ahead in literary London: Alain de Botton, Eve Ensler, Dorian Lynskey and more at Jewish Book Week, 5x15, some Utter! Agony and tackling that men vs women vs Mars vs Venus stuff at the British Library.
Book Grocer: 12-18 January

Book Grocer: 12-18 January

The week ahead in literary London: a mixed bag this week. Audio installations featuring Douglas Coupland and Tom McCarthy, Greek myths at the BM, a tour round the Poetry Library, Bookslam and words on cakes.
Book Grocer: 26 January-1 February

Book Grocer: 26 January-1 February

The week ahead in literary London: have elevenses with John Hegley, see Antony Beevor, Luke Wright, Ali Smith and the return of Utter!'s Richard Tyrone-Jones plus a bit of original Chaucer.
Romance of Persia: Singles Night at the V&A

Romance of Persia: Singles Night at the V&A

Camden Fringe Review: Hope For Robots @ Etcetera

Camden Fringe Review: Hope For Robots @ Etcetera

Book Grocer: 9-15 February

Book Grocer: 9-15 February

The week ahead in literary London: Blake Morrison, Firestation Book Swap on tour, John Hegley, Jackie Kay, English PEN's anniversary and as much romantic poetry as you can stomach.
Book Grocer: 3-9 November

Book Grocer: 3-9 November

Spoken Word Review: John Hegley @ Greenwich Comedy Festival

Spoken Word Review: John Hegley @ Greenwich Comedy Festival

Words. Booze. Free.

Words. Booze. Free.

Book Grocer: 6-12 April

Book Grocer: 6-12 April

The week ahead in literary London: Gillian Slovo, Wendy Cope, James Frey, a couple of smashing festivals and a lot of Russia.
Book Grocer: 9-15 March

Book Grocer: 9-15 March

The week ahead in literary London: SLAMming, wordPLAYing, POLYplying and other events with normal capitalisation.
Book Grocer: 20-26 October

Book Grocer: 20-26 October

Preview: Whenever I Get Blown Up I Think Of You @ Battersea Arts Centre

Preview: Whenever I Get Blown Up I Think Of You @ Battersea Arts Centre

Molly Naylor's poetic one-woman show about her experiences on and after 7th July 2005.
Book Grocer: 5-11 January

Book Grocer: 5-11 January

Literary London eases gently back into gear with a handful of events, some of which include Blake Morrison and / or a comedic look at the language of sport.
Preview: Ladyfest Ten

Preview: Ladyfest Ten

Spoken Word Review: Luke Wright's Cynical Ballads @Soho Theatre

Spoken Word Review: Luke Wright's Cynical Ballads @Soho Theatre

Well crafted and entertaining ballad poems
Book Grocer: 1-7 December

Book Grocer: 1-7 December

The week ahead in literary London: Charlie Brooker and the Private Eye team sign some books, Polly Toynbee ponders whether Labour changed anything, and plenty of poetry and authors to keep you going for a chilly week.
Book Grocer: 20-26 April

Book Grocer: 20-26 April

The week ahead in literary London: book and poetry slamming, swapping, chatting and walking.
World War One By Way Of Sparta And Manchester

World War One By Way Of Sparta And Manchester

Monkey Poet's individual take on war poetry.
London Poetry: Hypoversion By Kirsten Irving

London Poetry: Hypoversion By Kirsten Irving

Free Poetry & Spoken Word @ Pullens Estate Tonight

Free Poetry & Spoken Word @ Pullens Estate Tonight

Lit Preview: London Liming At London Lit Fest

Lit Preview: London Liming At London Lit Fest

Book Grocer: 27 October-2 November

Book Grocer: 27 October-2 November

Lit Preview: Clinic & Popshot Present Semiotics

Lit Preview: Clinic & Popshot Present Semiotics

Shows By Mark Grist And Kate Tempest At Roundhouse

Shows By Mark Grist And Kate Tempest At Roundhouse

Rap, performance poetry and interactive theatre at Roundhouse.
Poets From Across The Globe Descend On Southbank Centre

Poets From Across The Globe Descend On Southbank Centre

Ted Hughes's legend lives on.
TONIGHT: Poet In The City Presents Edmund Spenser And The Faerie Queene

TONIGHT: Poet In The City Presents Edmund Spenser And The Faerie Queene

Indulge in the inspirational brilliance of Edmund Spenser at Kings Place tonight
Review: The Petty Concerns of Luke Wright / 3 Stigmata of Pacman

Review: The Petty Concerns of Luke Wright / 3 Stigmata of Pacman

Poetry For The World Cup

Poetry For The World Cup

Spoken Word Review: Poetry All Stars @ Kings Place

Spoken Word Review: Poetry All Stars @ Kings Place

Lit Preview: Ross Sutherland @ Battersea Arts Centre

Lit Preview: Ross Sutherland @ Battersea Arts Centre

Clips of film and TV shows turned into poetry.
Lit Preview: wordPLAY @ The Good Ship

Lit Preview: wordPLAY @ The Good Ship

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Book Grocer: 24-30 November

Book Grocer: 24-30 November

The week ahead in literary London: David Starkey, John Crace and Geoff Dyer in Richmond, Book Slam returns and the Firestation Book Swap comes back within the M25. Plus some excellent storytelling, performance poetry and author chats.
Preview: Double Word Whammy @ The Old Red Lion

Preview: Double Word Whammy @ The Old Red Lion

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Lit Preview: Josephine Hart Poetry Hour

Lit Preview: Josephine Hart Poetry Hour

Review: Psycho Poetica @ Whitechapel Gallery

Review: Psycho Poetica @ Whitechapel Gallery

Preview: Keats In Hampstead @ Keats House

Preview: Keats In Hampstead @ Keats House

Book Grocer: 15-21 December

Book Grocer: 15-21 December

The week ahead in literary London: things are slowing down for Christmas, but you can still catch Lauren Child, Justine Picardie and Phill Jupitus.
Preview: Marquee Of Moonbow @ Brockley Max

Preview: Marquee Of Moonbow @ Brockley Max

Free Tonight?

Free Tonight?

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

LonLitPlus Update

LonLitPlus Update

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

"For London" Poetry Illuminates City

"For London" Poetry Illuminates City

Free Tonight?

Free Tonight?

London Word Festival: Inua Ellams, The 14th Tale @ Arcola

London Word Festival: Inua Ellams, The 14th Tale @ Arcola

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

EAR Interview: Yemisi Blake

EAR Interview: Yemisi Blake

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Preview: Sylvia Plath Revisited

Preview: Sylvia Plath Revisited

Last Minute Listing: The Spoken Word All Stars

Last Minute Listing: The Spoken Word All Stars

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Review: Hostage/ Bleach / Burn - Camden Fringe

Review: Hostage/ Bleach / Burn - Camden Fringe

Londonist Stays In

Londonist Stays In

London Word Festival @ Bardens Boudoir

London Word Festival @ Bardens Boudoir

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

London Lit Plus

London Lit Plus

Londonist Test Drives...Poetry Evenings

Londonist Test Drives...Poetry Evenings

Spoken Word Preview: Ross Sutherland @ Roundhouse

Spoken Word Preview: Ross Sutherland @ Roundhouse

Catch The Three Stigmata of Pacman tonight and tomorrow.
Poetry And Pictures: Popshot Magazine

Poetry And Pictures: Popshot Magazine

London On The Cheap

London On The Cheap

Poetry Live For Haiti

Poetry Live For Haiti

Free Tonight?

Free Tonight?

Bad Poetry Not a (Punishable) Offence

Bad Poetry Not a (Punishable) Offence

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Poetry Preview: You Are Here @ Kings Place

Poetry Preview: You Are Here @ Kings Place

July Is For Book Lovers

July Is For Book Lovers

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Blake In Lambeth Festival

Blake In Lambeth Festival

Review: Music Through Unconditional Means @ Southbank

Review: Music Through Unconditional Means @ Southbank

Haiku Heroes

Haiku Heroes

Music Review: Let's Wrestle @ Lexington

Music Review: Let's Wrestle @ Lexington

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Literary Salon Preview: Inua Ellams & Jacob Sam-La Rose

Literary Salon Preview: Inua Ellams & Jacob Sam-La Rose

Richmond Literary Festival closes with two fantastic poets (sponsored post).
The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Santa's Lap: Endless London Landscape

Santa's Lap: Endless London Landscape

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

Take A Look At This Map Of Dead Poets

Take A Look At This Map Of Dead Poets

From Nunhead to Highgate.
Preview: Hot Tap Festive Fridays

Preview: Hot Tap Festive Fridays

Hot Tap Theatre, New Cross, get festive on the two Fridays left before Christmas.
More News From The London Word Festival

More News From The London Word Festival

Help Craft A Giant Knitted Poem

Help Craft A Giant Knitted Poem

Preview: Roundhouse Poetry Summer Slam

Preview: Roundhouse Poetry Summer Slam

London Word Festival Breaks Through

London Word Festival Breaks Through

Free Tonight?

Free Tonight?

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Free Tonight?

Free Tonight?

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Way I See It Festival

The Way I See It Festival

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Druids Coming Out Of The Closet

Druids Coming Out Of The Closet

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

Londonist Live: Hot Chip @ Astoria : 11 October 2006

Londonist Live: Hot Chip @ Astoria : 11 October 2006

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

British Institution vs. British Institution

British Institution vs. British Institution

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

Culture Crawl

Culture Crawl

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

Portobello Film Festival

Portobello Film Festival

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

Culture Crawl

Culture Crawl

Culture Crawl

Culture Crawl

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

Battersea Arts Centre: Burst 2006

Battersea Arts Centre: Burst 2006

A gig without beer?

A gig without beer?

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

Friday Film News

Friday Film News

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

Win Tickets For Raison D'Etre At The Jazz Cafe

Win Tickets For Raison D'Etre At The Jazz Cafe

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

This Week's Kitten News

This Week's Kitten News

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

Literary Award Season's Last Gasp

Literary Award Season's Last Gasp

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

Jo: FoundMagazine.com and Lowculture.co.uk

Jo: FoundMagazine.com and Lowculture.co.uk

Terror Theatre!

Terror Theatre!

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

Our Kind of Olympics

Our Kind of Olympics

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 19-20 November 2016

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 19-20 November 2016

Christmas markets and antique fairs.
Free And Cheap London Events: 24-30 October 2016

Free And Cheap London Events: 24-30 October 2016

Marvel at photos of Iceland's changing landscape - for free.
Free And Cheap London Events: 17-23 October 2016

Free And Cheap London Events: 17-23 October 2016

Feeling the pinch?