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Common Language

A new digital series of events, putting poets in conversation with activists and academics to unpick the words heard across the news and social media.

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Author: Oliver Cable

Poet in the City Producers: Newcastle & Exeter

Poet in the City Producers has gone national! We're looking for curious, creative and enthusiastic young people in Newcastle and Exeter to welcome as Producers.

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Author: Sarisha Kumar

"Where Two Rivers Meet" – Film

"Where Two Rivers Meet" is created by the award-winning filmmaker Eelyn Lee, telling the story of Collections in Verse: Sheffield, which saw collaborations between communities, libraries and poets.

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Author: Oliver Cable

Watch, Listen, Read

A unique collection of audio interviews, podcasts and films featuring the poets and speakers who have appeared in Poet in the City events over the last ten years.

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Author: Sarisha Kumar

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What's on

  • Common Language #3: Safe Housing | Ellen Moran & Ghazal Haqani

    Pairing poets and activists to unpack the words you hear in the news and on social media. Read more

  • Exeter Herstory: An Unfinished Fight for Women’s Rights

    Exeter Herstory is the launch of a storytelling series diving into feminist histories to consider new pathways for change. Read more

  • What story do you want to tell about Newcastle?

    We're inviting young leaders, creatives and arts professionals to join us for a lively and open discussion about the arts scene in Newcastle. Join us to map your city and have your voice heard. Read more

  • What story do you want to tell about Exeter?

    We're inviting young leaders, creatives and arts professionals to join us for a lively and open discussion about the arts scene in Exeter. Join us to map your city and have your voice heard. Read more

Latest news

  • Poet in the City Producers goes National 2021/22

    Poet in the City announce the launch of Poet in the City Producers National, our flagship training programme for young producers. Read more

  • Wac Arts Young Producers

    Poet in the City has partnered with Wac Arts to deliver Wac Arts Young Producers for aspiring creative producers 15+ Read more

  • Life on the High Street

    Poet in the City has partnered with the Royal Borough of Greenwich and RevolYOUtion London to help create a community-led poem that will be turned into a short film and interactive public art installation. Read more