Hexes for Exes

The Community Works 21 Park End Street, Oxford

Poetic curses for your ex.  A free poetry workshop using empathy, humour and creative curse-writing to process troublesome people from the past, whether they're ex-partners, ex-friends or ex-bosses. Open to new and experienced poets. 18+. All materials provided. We have space for 20 people to join the workshop so please let us know you are … Continue reading Hexes for Exes

Free

A Collaborative Introduction to Translating Poetry

The Community Works 21 Park End Street, Oxford

This event is delivered in collaboration with The Burner, an Oxford art collective. The workshop will serve as an introduction to translating poetry and as a forum to discuss poetry in translation. The workshop will be facilitated by writers with experience in translating poetry, although the workshop will be by no means an attempt to … Continue reading A Collaborative Introduction to Translating Poetry

Free

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

Getting Started With Poetry: free monthly workshop

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 take … Continue reading Getting Started With Poetry: free monthly workshop

Free

This is just to say – spoken word open mic night

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. Oxfordshire's Great Big Green Week is this month, a … Continue reading This is just to say – spoken word open mic night

£5

This is just to say: spoken word open mic night

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. Oxfordshire's Great Big Green Week was Sept 24th - … Continue reading This is just to say: spoken word open mic night

£5

Getting Started With Poetry: free monthly workshop

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 take … Continue reading Getting Started With Poetry: free monthly workshop

Free

This is just to say: spoken word open mic night

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 night

£5

Getting Started With Poetry: free monthly workshop

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 take … Continue reading Getting Started With Poetry: free monthly workshop

Free

Getting Started With Poetry: free monthly workshop

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 take … Continue reading Getting Started With Poetry: free monthly workshop

Free

This is just to say: spoken word open mic night

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 night

£5