PoetryEast is a 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

Modern Poetry in Translation & Sasha Dugdale, Saturday 10th December, 7.30pm.  Tickets £10.  Book here.


  • Modern Poetry in Translation and Sasha Dugdale Saturday 10th December, 7.30pm.  Tickets £10.  Book here  Celebrating the uniquely important journal founded by Ted Hughes that has brought the best international poetry into English since 1965. Sasha ...
    Posted 23 Nov 2016, 10:33 by Anthony Wright
  • PoetryEast with Michael Longley Wednesday October 19th, 7.30pm, at the London Buddhist Arts Centre.  Tickets £10, book here  Michael Longley is one of Northern Ireland’s foremost contemporary poets. He has published nine ...
    Posted 29 Jul 2016, 12:09 by Anthony Wright
  • PoetryEast with Alex Danchev Saturday 2nd July 2016, 7.30pm.  A conversation about Cézanne and the Impressionists, Braque and the imagination, followed by a talk by Professor Danchev on on the life and work ...
    Posted 5 Jul 2016, 11:54 by Anthony Wright
  • PoetryEast with Elaine Feinstein Saturday May 14th 2016, 7.30pm.  Elaine Feinstein is a poet, novelist, and biographer.   She has received many prizes, including a Cholmondeley Award for Poetry, Society of Authors', Wingate and ...
    Posted 17 May 2016, 12:51 by Anthony Wright
  • Poetry and meditation day retreats 6th and 7th July 2016 at Adhisthana  On these two, day-long retreats we will be combine meditation with poetry and writing. The retreats will build on each other, although ...
    Posted 27 Feb 2016, 05:12 by Anthony Wright
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