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Feb 3 - March 19 Hesterglock Press Book Exhibition at Neck of the Woods Community Cafe, St. Werburgh's Community Centre, Horley Rd, St. Werburgh's, Bristol BS2 92J - a dozen or so Hesterglock Press books on exhibition, to view and read + artworks by Sarer Scotthorne & Paul Hawkins

March 14:  Book launch for Contained by David Turner @ Hours Gallery, 10 Colston Yard, Colston Street Bristol BS1 5BD w/Tom Sastry & Shauna Robertson entry £4 or £10 (inc. a copy of Contained) get tickets ︎ here  Cancelled

rescheduled date tbc : Republic of Consciousness Book Fair at The Watershed, Bristol 11:00 - 16:30 Hesterglock Press/Sad Press & many more 

Oct 31 - Nov 2 PRAGUE MICROFEST 2020 - annual festival of the arts, combining contemporary writing with art, film, theory & performance includes Paul Hawkins, Sarer Scotthorne, the launch of Monument (Hesterglock Press 2020) by Louis Armand & John Kinsella + many more performances/discussions/debate

past events 2020

Jan 20 - Feb 22 TEMPORARY SPACES exhibition w/launch event JAN 29 202 feat. Sarah Dawson, Silje Ree, Claire Collison, Stephen Emmerson, James Knight, Michelle Penn, Simon Tyrrell, Paul Hawkins, Astra Papachristodoulou and Nic Stringer at The Poetry Café, 22 Betterton Street London WC2H 9B. Temporary Spaces showcases works that merge poetry and visual art from some of the most exciting contemporary poets in the UK right now.  The contributions of the exhibition explore broad interpretations of space as a point of transformation between body and the temporal. The opening event will be free to attend with a suggested donation of £3 and a unique exhibition catalogue published by Pamenar Press available to purchase on the night.

February 8: London launch for Contained at Ye Olde Rose and Crown, 53 Hoe Street, Walthamstow, London. Free entry but donations to the Arts Emergency charity gratefully received, David Turner w/Vanessa Onwuemezi, Emma Hammond & Lizzy Turner.

February 15: Cardiff launch for Contained. David Turner will be reading at the all-new experimental poetry night CRASH at the Flute & Tankard pub, Windsor Place, Cardiff. Free entry


Dec 5: Blockplay book launch- An Evening of Object Poetry at The Poetry Café, 22 Betterton Street, London, WC2H 9BX from 7pm, free entry. A Poem Atlas event featuring new solo and collaborative work by Russell Bennetts & Colin Raff, Patrick Cosgrove, JD Howse, L.Kiew & Mike Weston, James Knight, Yvonne Litschel, Stephen Mooney, Lizzy Turner, Nick Murray, Simon Tyrrell, Konstantinos Papacharalampos, Luke Thompson & Sarah Cave, Michał Kamil Piotrowski and Astra Papachristodoulou. A Poem Atlas event.

Nov 9: Zugunruhe by Martin Wakefield to be launched as part of Poem Brut at Rich Mix #6, London w/new performances/commissions by Kathy Pendrill, Richard Marshall, Jacqueline Ennis Cole, Khaled Hakim, Lizzy Turner, Paul Hawkins, Martin Wakefield, Mischa Foster Poole, Saradha Soobrayen and Lisa Alexander.… from 7pm, free entry

July 25 - 28: WOMAD Festival Paul Hawkins & Neil Sparkes plus special guests LIVE on RADIO WOMAD during the World of Music, Arts & Dance at Malmesbury, Wilts, UK. To promote our recent ground-breaking anthology original plus DUB Paul & Neil will be chatting about the dub remix anthology & reading work with Mike Snazzback on percussion duties & Run Logan Run's Andrew Neil Hayes on sax.

July 25: Unfinished Memmoirs of a Hypocrit book launch II + Hesterglock/Prote(s)xt Press event at the Mayday Rooms, 88 Fleet Street, London EC1 w/performances & readings from SJ Fowler, Pascal O'Loughlin, James Caley, Katy Wareham Morris, Matti Spence,  Matthew Turner, Rosie Šnajdr, James Knight, Sally-Shakti Willow more TBC

July 13: Poem Brut at Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 also the launch of Unfinished Memmoirs of a Hypocrit by SJ Fowler - w/Lisa Kiew, Patrick Cosgrove, Mischa Foster Poole, Harry Man, Vilde Valerie Vilde Torset, Paul Hawkins, Simon Tyrrell, Michael O'Mahony, SJ Fowler, Rushika Rush, Maria Sledmere and more poet-artists to be announced soon.

July 8: SJ Fowler Visual Poetry exhibition launch event at the Poetry Society Cafe, London w/ SJ Fowler, Paul Hawkins, Patrick Cosgrove more tbc

June 20: original plus DUB anthology launch - The Pelican, Peckham, London w/Christian Patracchini, Richard Skinner, Iris Colomb, Sally-Shakti Willow, Dolly Turing, Paul Hawkins, Roy McFarlane, Lizzy Turner, Steven Mooney, Neil Sparkes, Rishi Dastidar, Patrick Davidson Roberts & Astrid Alben more tbc

March 15: ANATHEMA - experimental poetry in Bristol event w/ Pascal O'Loughlin, Sarah Cave , Paul Hawkins & James Knight £3 @ Storysmith Books, Bristol

Feb 20: Camarade at The Museum of Futures - collaborative readings w/Sarah Dawson & Astra Papachristodoulou, Olga Kolesnikova & Yvonne Litschel, Lisa Kiew & Jacquelin Ennis Cole, Paul Hawkins & Martin Wakefield, Han Smith & Iris Colomb, Karen Sandhu & Vilde Valerie, Bjerke Torset, Mark Chamberlain & Ruby Wroe, Emilee Moyce & Joe Turrent, Susie Campbell. Plus readings from Julia Rose Lewis, Helena Artus, Marcia Knight Latter celebrating the launch of their Sampson Low Poetry Pamphlets.

event archives ︎here

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