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Poetry readings

LONDON SW5: heart of the matter

Date: Monday 19 February, 2018
Time: 8:00 PM
Price: £7.00
Venue address:
Coffee-House Poetry at the Troubadour, 263-267 Old Brompton Road, LONDON SW5 9JA

Publicity material for this event says:

Heart of the matter: celebrating valentines night & the hippocrates book of the heart
Since ancient times, the heart has been understood as the seat of the emotions, of the will, even of the soul…

Wendy French, who co-edited The Hippocrates Book of the Heart (Hippocrates Press, 2017) with Michael Hulse & Donald Singer, introduces poets Martyn Crucefix, Diana Pooley, Lesley Saunders, Gillie Robic, Geraldine Clarkson, Audrey Ardern-Jones, Jane Kirwan, Penelope Shuttle, Mimi Khalvati, Kate Miller, Fiona Moore, Danielle Hope, Mike Batholomew-Biggs & Nick MacKinnon each reading their own poem from this recently-launched anthology on the heart of the matter, while Anne-Marie Fyfe introduces a troupe of Troubadour poets, Victoria Grigg, Mark Huband, Lady Poe, Miranda Peake, Sue Chamberlain, Rishi Dastidar, Barbara Barnes, Matthew Paul, Sue Greenhill, Kate Noakes, Claire Dyer, Matt Barnard, Paul Crichton, Tessa Anslow, Jenny Wong, Steve Kendall, Rosie Shepperd, Karen Littleton & Mark Winfield, all with their poetic post-Valentines-Day thoughts on matters of the heart.


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