This Is Just To Say: spoken word open mic

The Community Works 21 Park End Street, Oxford

Join us in the library on the first Tuesday of every month to enjoy all manner of word-weaving, story-sharing and spell-casting. We welcome poets, storytellers, and writers of all kinds to share their work (or the work of others) in a safe, supportive, and inclusive space. This month, we will be theming our evening's proceedings … Continue reading This Is Just To Say: spoken word open mic

£5

The Poetry Door: “Love Poems”

The Community Works 21 Park End Street, Oxford

In these workshops, we will consider how poetry can be a tool for self-expression and social justice, for empathy, and empowerment. Everyone has something valuable to express and poetry can help us process our own experiences and learn about the experiences of others. Through readings, interactive exercises, group writing games, and generative prompts, we will explore the … Continue reading The Poetry Door: “Love Poems”

Free

Getting Started With Poetry

The Community Works 21 Park End Street, Oxford

Whether you’ve never written a poem before, have just started to write, or aren’t sure if what you’re writing is poetry, this monthly workshop is a chance to carve out some time for writing. In each workshop, we’ll read a poem together, and use it as our starting point. We’ll suggest some prompts you could … Continue reading Getting Started With Poetry

Free

Finding the Words: Creative Writing for Wellbeing

The Community Works 21 Park End Street, Oxford

Doing something creative and expressive is great for our sense of well-being, and creative writing is a wonderful way to express ourselves. It can help us make sense of our experiences and find new and helpful ways of seeing things. From January to June 2023 Oxford Poetry Library will be running creative writing for well-being … Continue reading Finding the Words: Creative Writing for Wellbeing

Free

This Is Just To Say: spoken word open mic

The Community Works 21 Park End Street, Oxford

Join us in the library on the first Tuesday of every month to enjoy all manner of word-weaving, story-sharing and spell-casting. We welcome poets, storytellers, and writers of all kinds to share their work (or the work of others) in a safe, supportive, and inclusive space. Slots are 5 minutes long, and performers sign up … Continue reading This Is Just To Say: spoken word open mic

£5

The Poetry Door – “Families: Born, Lost & Found”

The Community Works 21 Park End Street, Oxford

In these workshops, we will consider how poetry can be a tool for self-expression and social justice, for empathy, and empowerment. Everyone has something valuable to express and poetry can help us process our own experiences and learn about the experiences of others. Through readings, interactive exercises, group writing games, and generative prompts, we will explore the … Continue reading The Poetry Door – “Families: Born, Lost & Found”

Free

Getting Started With Poetry

The Community Works 21 Park End Street, Oxford

Whether you’ve never written a poem before, have just started to write, or aren’t sure if what you’re writing is poetry, this monthly workshop is a chance to carve out some time for writing. In each workshop, we’ll read a poem together, and use it as our starting point. We’ll suggest some prompts you could … Continue reading Getting Started With Poetry

Free

Finding the Words: Creative Writing for Wellbeing

The Community Works 21 Park End Street, Oxford

Doing something creative and expressive is great for our sense of well-being, and creative writing is a wonderful way to express ourselves. It can help us make sense of our experiences and find new and helpful ways of seeing things. From January to June 2023 Oxford Poetry Library will be running creative writing for well-being … Continue reading Finding the Words: Creative Writing for Wellbeing

Free

This Is Just To Say: spoken word open mic

The Community Works 21 Park End Street, Oxford

Join us in the library on the first Tuesday of every month to enjoy all manner of word-weaving, story-sharing and spell-casting. We welcome poets, storytellers, and writers of all kinds to share their work (or the work of others) in a safe, supportive, and inclusive space. Slots are 5 minutes long, and performers sign up … Continue reading This Is Just To Say: spoken word open mic

£5

The Poetry Door: “Illness & Healing”

The Community Works 21 Park End Street, Oxford

In these workshops, we will consider how poetry can be a tool for self-expression and social justice, for empathy, and empowerment. Everyone has something valuable to express and poetry can help us process our own experiences and learn about the experiences of others. Through readings, interactive exercises, group writing games, and generative prompts, we will explore the … Continue reading The Poetry Door: “Illness & Healing”

Free

Getting Started With Poetry

The Community Works 21 Park End Street, Oxford

Whether you’ve never written a poem before, have just started to write, or aren’t sure if what you’re writing is poetry, this monthly workshop is a chance to carve out some time for writing. In each workshop, we’ll read a poem together, and use it as our starting point. We’ll suggest some prompts you could … Continue reading Getting Started With Poetry

Free