Friday, October 10, 2008


Hi gang,


Just a real quickie to underline some of the other fantastic poetry events I’m involved with over the next couple of weeks, all of which are fabulous and exciting….


Do read each listing carefully, as during my recent mailout I made a real pig’s ear of dates, so despite three attempts I still got dates wrong in some cases.  Any dates that are listed below are correct (honest), so do head on down to one or all of them… you’ll have a brilliant time, and that’s not a mistake.



1. Wednesday October 15th – Poetry @ L’Osteria – BOOK LAUNCH  

Exceptional poet Norbert Hirschhorn, launches his new collection “Mourning in the Presence of a Corpse”, published by leading Lebanese publisher Dar al-Jadeed.  Norbert now lieves part-time in Beirut, Lebanon, and this extraordinary book is inspired by that seductive and dangerous country.  This is work that will leave you breathless.

PLUS I shall also be sharing some of my new work from my latest book “This One Is For You”, so it’s effectively a double launch.

A free event @ the downstairs wine bar at L’Osteria 57, 57 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8PP (Closest tube Chancery Lane + several bus routes) 7.30 p.m.   And you can order good Italian food at a reasonable price while you listen, so do come along and share with us.


2. Saturday 18th October – Literature Lounge Masterclass  working alongside the unique Anjan Saha, in another of his celebrated Masterclasses held at the Poetry Café, (22 Betterton Street, Covent Garden, WC2.  Sessions from 11.00-3.30 p.m. - £30/£20 concessions.

I will be delivering a writing/performance workshop -  “Thinking Out of the Box” – guiding participants towards alternatives to the self-evident, and exploring how to get the best out of your writing by literally ‘thinking out of the box’.  


3. Wednesday 22nd October 2, 2008 – Agnes Hosts @ The Corset Club

A 3-times-a-year event produced by Red on Black Productions and Hothouse – a mix of poetry, music, comedy, drama – all by women artists. Alongside feature slots there will also be new faces getting a short slot on the night.  At the Cavendish Arms (128 Hartington Rd, SW8 2HJ). Doors open at 7.00, starts at 8.00 p.m  £3/£2  Women artists can e-mail their link/ work to 


Also on Thursday, 16 October – Apples & Snakes Open Mic Night

A free event at Whitechapel Gallery - 80-82 Whitechapel High St
Apples open mics are where the newcomers meet the seasoned performers on equal terms, and there’s the chance of being talent-spotted by some of London’s poetry impresarios. So arrive early to claim your all-important 5 minutes. Tonight’s host is Daniel Silverstein and there’ll be featured slots from Anwen Lewis and Kathryn O'Reilly.


Hope to see you there,






Agnes Meadows

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Saturday 4 October 11.30am & 2.30pm

MEET JULIA JARMAN - the author of CLASS TWO at the ZOO and listen to her read some magnificent stories.




Prepared to be dazzled by this brilliant exhibition inspired by festivals of light from around the world.

The exhibition Festivals of Light is in collaboration with Emergency Exit Arts.


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