Become a Friend and support us to transform the landscape of live poetry to create a vibrant, engaging space for all.


Support us to present classic and contemporary poetry events and commission new work

Discover the creative processes behind our work by peeking behind-the-scenes and getting to know us and our artists

Involve yourself in a rewarding and inclusive association of like-minded people


As a Poet in the City Friend you will have the opportunity to:

  • Join fun and informal gatherings with like-minded people and poets
  • Attend special ‘Carry on the Conversation’ discussions, a chance to talk to our artists after events
  • Get closer to the creativity with friends-only behind-the-scenes newsletters and podcasts
  • Be exempt from booking fees for our Kings Place events
  • Receive exciting goodies such as limited-edition Poet in the City artwork


You can become a Friend of Poet in the City for £65 per year, however any further donation you can make will be gratefully received.

Become a Friend