poet in the city

become a friend

"Poet in the City is growing with such energy and purpose into one of the most exciting arts organisations in the UK. I am proud to support their work and would encourage you to do the same by joining this fantastic scheme"

- Jo Shapcott, Patron

Poet in the City is a new kind of arts organisation, promoting poetry to new audiences and transforming perceptions of poetry as an art form.

Attracting thousands of people every year to its live events, the charity brings together people from many different communities. backgrounds and walks of life.

The Friends’ scheme provides a great way tor individuals to show their support for an exciting and innovative arts organisation and to participate in a community of like-minded people, united by a love of poetry.

In return for an annual donation of £60 Friends also enjoy some great personal benefits

  • Social events, including a summer garden party and a winter drinks reception
  • Priority booking at selected Poet in the City events
  • Exclusive opportunities to meet leading contemporary poets
  • An annual Friends Newsletter containing articles and poetry

"Poet in the City is a wonderful organisation that is going from strength to strength. Its varied and excellent programme attracts many people who have never attended a poetry event before. Please consider becoming a Friend and help Poet in the City to continue to extend its good work."

- Wendy Cope, Patron 

A choice of membership

Friend: £60 per year
Platinum Friend: £1,000 per year

Platinum supporters of Poet in the City receive a range of additional benefits, including automatic booking for all events and opportunities to meet poets and speakers. 

Poet in the City would like to welcome you as a Friend. 



To sign up for the Poet in the City Friends' Scheme, please download and complete the forms below and return to: 
Poet in the City Friends' Scheme
Kings Place Music Foundation
90 York Way
N1 9AG

Standing Order Form | Gift Aid Declaration

Become a Corporate Friend

Enjoy the benefits of association with an exciting new venture philanthropy project, committed to building bridges between business and the arts.

Poet in the City would like to welcome your company or organisation as a Corporate Member. Please contact us to learn more about the benefits of becoming a Corporate Friend.