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

Poetry East with Elaine Feinstein, 14th May 2016, 7.30pm, £10. Book here

Poetry and meditation day retreats, 6th and 7th July 2016, at Adisthana.  £56 for one day, £92 for two.  Book via the Ledbury Poetry Festival


  • PoetryEast with Elaine Feinstein Saturday May 14th 2016, 7.30pm, £10. Book here Elaine Feinstein is a poet, novelist, and biographer.   She has received many prizes, including a Cholmondeley Award for Poetry, Society of ...
    Posted 30 Mar 2016, 12:04 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
  • PoetryEast with Rowan Williams March 19th 2016, 7.30pm.    Rowan Williams, who served as Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002 to 2012, ‘manages to appeal to a wide range of people with his thoughtful cultural ...
    Posted 22 Mar 2016, 14:02 by Anthony Wright
  • TheatreEast with Lucy Kirkwood February 6th 2016, 7.30pm.    Lucy Kirkwood’s play It Felt Empty When the Heart Went at First but it is Alright Now was nominated for an Evening Standard Award ...
    Posted 19 Feb 2016, 11:32 by Anthony Wright
  • PoetryEast ‘down under’ with Judith Beveridge and Stephen Edgar December 19th 2015, 7.30pm  As part of the Sydney Buddhist Centre’s ‘Meditation and Poetry Festival’ Maitreyabandhu will be in conversation with Judith Beveridge and Stephen Edgar.Judith Beveridge ...
    Posted 19 Feb 2016, 11:33 by Anthony Wright
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