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Welcome to Poet in the City

Poet in the City is an exciting and innovative venture philanthropy charity committed to attracting new audiences to poetry, making new connections for poetry and raising money to support poetry education.

Specialising in organising high-profile poetry events with leading corporate sponsors and creative partners, Poet in the City is one the UK's fastest growing arts organisations.

"In recent years Poet in the City has grown into one of the UK's leading Arts organisations, bringing poetry to people in a way that is always fresh, engaging and relevant. Its work in inspiring new audiences to engage with poetry is very exciting, and is something that I am proud to support." 

- Jo Shapcott, Patron of Poet in the City


A unique project celebrating contemporary poets through fine art
and exploring conversations between art forms.
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A wonderful celebration of poetry, sign language and live dance; a fascinating and ground breaking exploration of how words can be interpreted though the body.
This is a unique event and one not to be missed!
See the event page for further information.


Next Events:

Poetry and Sign - Tues 13th May

Andrew Motion and Friends  - Thurs 22nd May

Seamus Heaney Tribute Event - Mon 26th May

More information on these and other upcoming events on our events page

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