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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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Next Events:

Chaucer: Modern Echoes - Thurs 10th April

P.G. Wodehouse: Poetry & Song  - Mon 14th April

It Goes with the Territory - An Evening with Elaine Feinstein - Weds 16th April

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

We are also on Facebook, Twitter , Blog and YouTube