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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


Click here for more informtion about the Through the Door project

Next Events:

Poetry from the Americas - Adélia Prado and Thomas Lux - Mon 10th November

Through the Door: David Harsent at the Freemasons Archive - Thurs 13th November

Wallace Stevens - Mon 17th November

Through the Door Finale - Mon 24th November

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


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