Makaris at the Meadow: Zine Launch and Multilingual Poetry Reading

Godstow Abbey Godstow, Oxford

This event is delivered in collaboration with The Burner, an Oxford art collective. Makar, ‘maker’, was the Older Scots word for poet, as immortalised in William Dunbar’s Lament for the Makaris. Makar retains the identity of creative practical activity and art from which our ‘poetry’ stems: the Ancient Greek poieō meant to make and to compose … Continue reading Makaris at the Meadow: Zine Launch and Multilingual Poetry Reading

Free

Griot’s Well Writers Poetry Showcase

The Community Works 21 Park End Street, Oxford

On 30th October, the Oxford Poetry Library are proud to welcome the Griot's Well poets who are coming to share their work with the Oxford community. They will be helping deliver a day of free activities which we hope will inspire your creative practice, including a workshop on collage and poetry (check out the other event … Continue reading Griot’s Well Writers Poetry Showcase

Free

Lewis Buxton: Boy Poems

The Community Works 21 Park End Street, Oxford

Join Lewis Buxton at Oxford Poetry Library for an evening of poetry and spoken word. Blending poetry, comedy and storytelling, Buxton explores all the different types of boy you can be – tender, awful, thoughtful, vulnerable. Here, a maelstrom of mental health, male bodies, and sexuality is laid bare with wit and curiosity, and the … Continue reading Lewis Buxton: Boy Poems

Free – £12