Writer’s Centre Kingston : Schedule 2018 / 2019

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The full 2018 2019 programme announced in September 2018, but the temporary event dates are as follows.


October Thursday 4th 2018 – The Rose Theatre, Kingston
October Thursday 18th – Kingston University, Penrhyn Road campus
November Thursday 8th - Kingston University, Penrhyn Road campus             
November Saturday 24th 2018 – The Kingston Camarade : Rich Mix, London


January Thursday 17th - The Rose Theatre, Kingston with Max Porter
January Thursday 24th - English PEN Modern Literature Fest : The Bishop. 2 Bishop Hall, Kingston. Surrey. KT1 1PY with Sam Jordison, Ellen Wiles, Gareth Evans, James Miller and more.
February Saturday 9th – The University Camarade IV : Rich Mix, London (to be confirmed)
February Thursday 21st : Visual Literature Exhibition opening - The Museum of Futures, Surbiton
The exhibition runs February 19th to March 13th 2019. 
March Thursday 7th :  Poem Brut - The Museum of Futures, Surbiton with Nise McCullough, Lisa Kiew
April Thursday 4th : European Poetry Festival - Kingston University, Penrhyn Road campus with Maja Jantar

Past Events


#1 – October Thursday 19th : 7pm - Free entry at Dorwich House, Kingston a literary event about Living
With guest speaker Tom McCarthy alongside Stella Bottai
 and Sara Upstone.

#2 – October Thursday 26th : 7pm - Free entry at The Rose Theatre, Kingston a literary event about Dying
With guest speaker Iain Sinclair alongside Andrew Teverson and
SJ Fowler.

#3 – November Thursday 9th : 7pm - Free entry at The Picton Room at Kingston University

#4 – November Thursday 23rd : 7pm - Free entry at The Picton Room at Kingston University a literary event about Travelling
With guest speaker Alexander Frater alongside
 Albery Pellicer and Alison Baverstock.

#5 – December Thursday 7th :  7pm - Free entry at Minima Yacht Club a literary event about Hoping
With guest speaker Tony White alongside Helen Palmer and Helen Julia Minors.


#6 – January Thursday 11th : The Rose Theatre, Kingston a literary event about Loving
With Eley Williams alongside Stephen Barber
 and Marina Lambrou

#7 – January Thursday 25th : The Mayo Centre, Kingston a literary event about Forgetting
With Daniel Hahn
alongside Meg Jensen and Adam Baron

#8 – February Saturday 10th : The University Camarade: at Rich Mix, London
Students from Kingston University and other institutions across the UK present brand new collaborations.

#9 – February Thursday 22nd : Museum of Futures, Surbiton a literary event about Making
With guest speaker Stella Duffy alongside Ann Hulland and Diego Ferrari.  
This event begins our exhibition at Museum of Futures (Feb 22nd - March 21st 2018) 

#10 – March Thursday 8th : All Saints Church, Kingston The English PEN Modern Literature Festival
With speakers
 including Mona Arshi, Dave Spittle, Prudence Chamberlain, Helen Palmer, Adam Baron & more.

#11 – March Thursday 22nd : The Minima Yacht Club, Kingston a performance literature event Poem Brut  
With guest speakers Revital Cohen / Tuur Van Balen alongside
 Harry Man, Lucy Furlong, Sarah Dawson & more.

#12 – April Thursday 5th : The Rose Theatre, Kingston Opening Night of London's European Poetry Festival
poets Pierre Alferi, Jen Calleja, Max Hofler, and many more.