Pop-Up Poetry Club

Poetry Club members performed at the Together! tent at the Liberty festival in August 2014

Performing at the Liberty Festival in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The Together! 2012 Pop-Up Poetry Club closed until further notice. You can join in from home here.

The Together 2012 Pop-Up Poetry Club is FREE and usually offers to all disabled people and their companions:

  • A weekly Poetry Workshop from 10.30am to 12noon on Wednesday mornings at St Bart’s Centre, 292b Barking Road, East Ham E6 3BA. Nearest station East Ham (not accessible, but there are direct buses from Canning Town station or Beckton DLR). Bus routes include: 5 and 115. Street parking for Blue Badge users only. NB: there is a Changing Places toilet close by at East Ham Leisure Centre. Join us to read, write and talk about poetry over a cuppa. The workshops are led by Clubs Programme Leader Alison Marchant, and facilitated by mid-career artists including Angus Mackenzie-Davie and artistic director Dr Ju Gosling aka ju90.
  • Showcase opportunities where poets can perform their work in front of an audience, including at the Liberty Festival and Newham Show.
  • Publishing opportunities online and in print. The anthology Poems from the Together! Pop-Up Poetry Club (2014) can be purchased from Together! 2012 price £5 inc p&p.

For more information contact Ju Gosling on 07973 252751 / ju@together2012.org.uk  Further information is available on the main Clubs page.

You can make a donation to support our work by clicking the ‘Donate’ button at the bottom of this page, or email us on info@together2012.org.uk or call 07973 252751 for more information.

The Pop-Up Poetry Club was supported by the People’s Health Trust for its first 2 years and has also benefited from funding by Arts Council England. Ongoing funding from 2019 comes from The National Lottery Community Fund with showcase funding from Arts Council England.