Category Archives: Poetry

Festival organisers seeking £4,000 help from Tesco shoppers

Crystal Palace’s annual festival is celebrating receiving almost £40,000 in grants – but wants the help of Tesco shoppers to further boost its funding ahead of the 2018 event, which is being staged on June 11 to 17. Last summer, … Continue reading

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Pakistani classical poetry night, Town Hall, Nov 18

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Youth poetry tour examines Dystopia and Utopia in Croydon

The Young People’s Laureate for London, Caleb Femi brings his first tour to inspire 13 to 25-year-olds to pursue poetry and establish their own collectives at Croydon Central Library tomorrow. From 2pm, there will be workshops sessions on the theme … Continue reading

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Council’s underwhelming programme for Black History Month

BELLA BARTOCK, our culture correspondent, on the uninspiring offer from Croydon Town Hall It is hard not to have a degree of ambivalence about this year’s offering from Croydon Council for Black History Month. Just like last year, and the … Continue reading

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Youth laureate’s Poetry Revolution, South Norwood, Oct 11

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National Poetry Day: Caleb Femi’s The Story We All Know

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London laureate is making a return visit to Central Library

Caleb Femi, the Young People’s Laureate for London, is to make a return visit to Croydon Central Library next month. Femi’s tour dates of outer London are to be announced tomorrow, Setpember 28 – which is National Poetry Day. A … Continue reading

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