Writer’s Centre Kingston : Schedule

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2019 / 2020 Term Proposed Schedule, to be confirmed

  • Oct Thurs 10th – Nordic Poetry Festival opening

  • Oct Thurs 31st at Rose Theatre – Celebrating collaboration with HVTN

  • Nov Thurs 7th – Celebrating Innovative Literature

  • Nov Sat 30th - Kingston Camarade at Rich Mix London

  • Jan Thurs 16th – Celebrating Writers at Risk with English PEN

  • Jan Thurs 30th – Celebrating TBA

  • Feb Sat 8th / 15th TBA – University Camarade V

  • Feb Thurs 20th – Museum of Futures opening event

  • March Thurs 12th – Museum of Futures closing : Poem Brut

  • March Fridat 27th at Rose Theatre – European Poetry Festival opening


Past Events

2019

#17 January Thursday 17th - The Rose Theatre, Kingston : 7pm Free Entry
On the theme of Mythologising, with Max Porter, Winsome Pinnock and Catherine Humble

#18 January Thursday 24th - English PEN Modern Literature Fest : The Bishop. 2 Bishop Hall, Kingston. 7pm Free.
with Sam Jordison, Ellen Wiles, Gareth Evans, Ghazal Mosadeq, James Miller, Helen Palmer, Adam Baron, Sara Upstone.

#19 February Saturday 9th – The University Camarade IV : Rich Mix, London : 7.30pm Free
Students from Kingston University and other institutions across the UK present brand new collaborations.

#20 February Thursday 21st : Visual Literature Exhibition opening - The Museum of Futures, Surbiton : 7.30pm Free
(The exhibition runs February 19th to March 13th 2019.) with a Camarade reading, presenting multiple new collaborations made by exhibiting poets in pairs.

#21 March Tuesday 5th :  Poem Brut - The Museum of Futures, Surbiton : 7.30pm Free
with Nise McCullough, Lisa Kiew, MJB, Sara Upstone and Patrick Cosgrove.

#22 April Thursday 4th : European Poetry Festival - The Rose Theatre, Kingston : 7pm Free Entry
with Morten Langeland, Jon Stale Ritland, Alessandro Burbank and many more poets from across the continent.


2018

#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
With
poets Jen Calleja, Max Hofler, and many more.

#13 - October Thursday 4th 2018 – The Rose Theatre, Kingston : 7pm Free Entry
On the theme of Becoming, with Damian Le Bas, Tina Chanter

#14 October Thursday 18th – Kingston University, Penrhyn Road campus, PRJG0003 : John Galsworthy building : 7pm Free
On the theme of Gambling, with Revital Cohen, Tuur Van Balen

#15 November Thursday 8th - Kingston University, Penrhyn Road campus, PRJG0003 : John Galsworthy building : 7pm Free
On the theme of Purpose, with Joe Dunthorne, Éadaoin Agnew and Matthew Cunningham 

#16 November Saturday 24th 2018 – The Kingston Camarade : Rich Mix, Venue 2. London : 7.30pm Free Entry
New collaborations in pairs from Kingston Uni students and staff including Nick Foxton, Mark Harris, Alison Baverstock, John Hughes & Mandy Ure, Catherine Humble, Diran Adebayo, Janice Miller, Joanne Addison, Andrew Benjamin.

2017

#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.