Poetry Readings, Classes and Prizes at the Troubadour: 263-267 Old Brompton Road, London SW5

“… life, literature, and the pursuit of happiness in the famous Troubadour cellar-club, London’s liveliest and best–loved poetry landmark since the 1950s …”


from Coffee-House Poetry organiser, Anne-Marie Fyfe

Next creative-writing workshop series starting Sun 31 May for four weeks is Solitary Spaces – reflecting on the inspirational role of seclusion, silence & isolation in our writing. Appropriate theme for a stay-at-home spring perhaps but we’ll be exploring solitude’s wider poetic potential for reflection, contemplation, longing, absence, escape, retreat… Book now via PayPal (& see full details) on our courses & classes page.

Between the Lines #3 our, close-reading & critical poetry masterclass series continues through May/June as an online/email course (now fully booked).
And do check out the re-launched Troubadour International Poetry Prize 2020 with judges Mona Arshi & Mark Doty, now back on line with a closing date of Mon 28 Sep & £3,500 in prizes, full details on our prizes page!
Stay safe, & all best wishes…

classes & courses

  • advance booking only via PayPal
  • thu 14 may—thu 18 jun: between the lines #3, a new coffee-house poetry 6-wk close reading & critical masterclass online course with cahal dallat
  • sun 31 may—sun 28 jun: solitary spaces: creative-writing workshop series on solitude, with anne-marie fyfe
  • mon 10—sat 15 aug: summer poetry in the glens of antrim with anne-marie fyfe & cahal dallat (postponed)

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next event

#poetrymondays: readings temporarily suspended


mondays 8-10 pm, £7 at the troubadour

for advance booking: pay via PayPal (on readings page) or cheque to Coffee-House Poetry at PO Box 16210, LONDON W4 1ZP

  • mon 10 feb: poems of love & death with US undertaker-poet thomas lynch plus twenty-five troubadour poets with new takes on desire & demise…

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