European Poetry Festival
…took place April 4th to April 15th 2019 as the UK pretended to leave its own continent nearly 1000 people witnessed 80 of Europe’s most innovative and dynamic literary and avant-garde poets come to London, Norwich, Manchester, and Kildare for 9 events over 11 days, creating over 100 new works of live literature. Click the links below to watch all the performances and find out more.
April Thursday 4th - Norwegian poetry at Writers' Centre Kingston
Rose Theatre. New publications launched for the opening event of the fest.
April Saturday 6th : The European Camarade : Rich Mix, London
34 poets in 17 pairs from 25 nations. New performance collaborations.
April Sunday 7th : Back into the Mouth: celebrating Sound & Performance
Iklektic Artlab, London. Expect avant-garde / sound / conceptual poetry.
April Monday 8th : Swiss poetry in collaboration : Poetry Society’s Cafe, London. 6 contemporary Swiss poets collaborate with Britain-based counterparts.
April Wednesday 10th : Austrian poetry in collaboration : Austrian Cultural Forum, London. 3 contemporary Austrian poets collaborate with British counterparts.
April Thursday 11th : Latvian poetry in collaboration : Burley Fisher, London
4 contemporary Latvian poets collaborate with Britain-based counterparts.
April Friday 12th : Norwich’s European Camarade : National Centre for Writing Poets from across Europe collaborate with Norwich based poets.
April Saturday 13th : Manchester’s European Camarade : The International Anthony Burgess Centre European poets collaborate with Mancunian poets.
April Monday 15th : European Camarade at Riverbank Arts Centre : Newbridge, Co Kildare, Dublin. Ireland Solo readings to close the festival.