Wednesday, August 08, 2007

3rd London Poetry Festival: THIS COMING WEEKEND

The 3rd London Poetry Festival is almost here!

Begins this weekend, 10-13 August.

3rd London Poetry Festival 2007
August 10-13 (Friday-Monday)
Waterloo St John's Church
Waterloo Road
London SE1

Tickets: £7/£5 Cons

The Third London Poetry Festival 2007 is taking place August 10-13 in London and will be inaugurated by the Right Honourable Jim Fitzpatrick MP, Minister for Transport (Former Minister for London).

The London Poetry Festival grew out of The Poet's Letter Magazine Poetry Performance and Live Music Series that started in March 2005 at the Poetry Cafe, Covent Garden. Our Performance Series is now in its third year and still growing in strength.

3rd Festival Residencies have been offered to: Briony Dennis: Hampshire, Inua Ellams: Nunhead, Southwark, London, Juli Jeana: Southbank, Southwark, London, Tom Chivers: East London and Tricia Peak: Dover

This year the Festival has a European Poetry Night (Sunday, 12th August) to which many European poets are expected.Confirmed poets are: Tomas Sanchez Santiago, Dr Natalia Carbajos and Gracia Iglesia (Spain).

Every evening the Festival will end with live music by Kerry-Fleur Schleifer and Glasgow based group Exman.

Apart from performances by etablished and emerging and young English poets there is an OPEN MIC Session every evening to offer opportunities to newcomers to perform their works.

Contact Details: Festival Director: Munayem Mayenin (Poet in Residence at Southwark

Tel: 07935 791 607

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