The third European Poetry Festival will be the most ambitious yet. 11 events over 2 weeks, April 3rd to 18th 2020, in 5 cities and towns across the UK and Ireland. A pioneering showcase of live literature, celebrating collaboration and performance, bringing together over 100 poets from across Europe and the UK.
All events are free to attend, from 32 poet Camarade’s, to nation-focus events with Swiss, Austrian, German, Polish, Latvian and Hungarian poets, to shows in Norwich, Dublin and beyond.
A night celebrating the best of contemporary Polish poetry, one of the most energised and ambitious scenes in Europe, through brand new collaborations, made for the night, between visiting Polish poets and British based collaborators. Curated by the editors of the remarkable Odra magazine, this event showcases some of the best writers in Europe and potential of collaboration and live literature.
Ilona Witkowska & Eley Williams
Radoslaw Jurczak & SJ Fowler
Bartosz Sadulski & Luke Kennard
Maciej Topolski & Harry Man
The evening will be opened by short solo readings by European poets attending the festival, with performances from Ewa Frączek, Adam Leszkiewicz, Nadia de Vries, Astrid Alben, Tomica Bajsic, Mathura, Marina Kazakova, Henriks Elias Zēgners, Lote Vilma Vītiņa, Ricardo Marques, Maria Malinovskaya and more to be announced.
VENUE: Rich Mix, The Mix venue 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch, London E1 6LA