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The Globe Road Poetry Festival

13 November 2015 - 15 November 2015

Time: 11:00am - 8:30pm
Venue: Various

The QMUL Centre for Poetry is thrilled to invite you to a three-day world poetry festival, celebrating the diversity of local and global poetic traditions in London’s East End, to be held at Queen Mary University of London, 13-15 November 2015.

Programme and booking information on the QMUL Centre for Poetry website:  Almost all events are free but booking is essential.

TASTER EVENTS (For more information on these please follow the link above) 

10th October - Poetry to Performance: A MasterClass with Siddhartha Bose 

11th November - The Mole End Spoken Word Showcase 

12th November - The Basement Writers and the Stepney Schools Strike 


MAIN EVENTS (For more information on these please follow the link above) 

13th November - Schools Bay and Opening 

11am - 1pm - East End Schools' Poetry Slam 

5pm - 7pm - Poetry and Performance 

8pm - 10pm - The Globe Road Poetry Festival Reading 

14th November - Poetry and Technology 

11am - 1pm - Poetry and Technology: A workshop for young people 

12pm - 6pm - Poetry, Artificial Intelligence and Computional Creativity 

15th November - Poetry across languages 

11am - 12.30pm - Poetry on Globe Road: A walking tour 

1pm - 3pm - The Shanghati Literary Society 

4pm - 6pm - Poetry across borders: a discussion 

7pm - 8.30pm - Globe Road: The Closing Performance 

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