Poetry East is new poetry venue at the London Buddhist Centre showcasing the work of well-known contemporary poets, exploring the relationship between poetry and spiritual life.

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Next Events

Poetry East: HappenStance, Fiona Moore and launch of Vishvantara’s debut pamphlet, Cursive. Saturday 12th September, 7.30pm – by donation

Poetry East: Maitreyabandhu launching Yarn – Saturday 26th September, 7.30pm – by donation

Theatre East with Michael Frayn – Saturday October 24th, 7.30.  Tickets £9, book here


  • Theatre East with Michael Frayn October 24th  2015, 7.30. Tickets £9, book here   Michael Frayn novels include Towards the End of the Morning, The Trick of It, Landing on the Sun and Skios. Headlong ...
    Posted 3 Apr 2015, 06:50 by Anthony Wright
  • Maitreyabandhu Saturday 26th September 2015, 7.30pm – by donation    Founder of Poetry East, Maitreyabandhu launches his new collection Yarn (Bloodaxe). Maitreyabandhu has won many awards for his poetry including the Keats ...
    Posted 3 Apr 2015, 06:44 by Anthony Wright
  • Helena Nelson, Fiona Moore and Vishvantara Saturday 12th September 2015, 7.30pm – by donation   Celebrating HappenStance 10th anniversary with founder and editor Helena Nelson. HappenStance specialises in debut poetry pamphlets, and occasional books ...
    Posted 19 Apr 2015, 05:10 by Anthony Wright
  • Blake Morrison Saturday 21st March 2015, 7.30pm.  Blake Morrison is a writer and journalist. His non-fiction books include And When Did You Last See Your Father? (1993), which won the ...
    Posted 3 Apr 2015, 06:44 by Anthony Wright
  • John Keats: Poetry East Masterclass with David Constantine Saturday March 7th 2015, 10am – 5pm.   The first in a series of Masterclasses at Poetry East in which an important poet of the present explores the poetry of a great ...
    Posted 3 Apr 2015, 06:45 by Anthony Wright
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