European Poetry Festival
April 4th to April 15th 2019
As the UK pretends to leave its own continent over 70 of Europe’s most innovative and dynamic literary and avant-garde poets come to London, Norwich, Manchester, and Dublin for 9 events over 2 weeks.
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.