Pocket Change: Jan 29 to Feb 4

Events

The London Loom is hosting a one night tapestry workshop. You’ll learn it all and leave with your very own loom and needles, not to mention the cool piece you just created.

When: Tues, January 31st 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Where: Boxpark Shoreditch, 2-10 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6GY

Tickets are £40

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Head to Drink, Shop & Do for a night of drinking and drawing hosted by Hackney based fashion illustrator, Dulcimer Draws. It’s a fun art night and you don’t need to be a mad creative artist to go!

When: Tues, January 31st, 7pm

Where: Drink, Shop & Do, 9 Caledonian Rd, Kings Cross, London, N1 9DX

Tickets are £12 and include materials and a sketchbook!

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Genesis Poetry Slam is having their first slam of the season! It’s three rounds, and if you get there early enough, you may get a chance to be a judge and show your support for all your favorite slammers!

Email poetry@genesis-cinema.co.uk if you feel like signing up to perform!

When: Thurs, February 2nd, 7pm

Where: Bar Paragon, Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Rd, London, E1 4UJ

It’s always a free event, but you’ve still got to grab a ticket!

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magCulture Meets is back for 2017 with the folks from OOMK!

When: Thurs, February 2nd, doors open at 6:30pm

Where: magCulture shop, 270 St John Street, London, EC1V 4PE

Tickets are so cheap, you may as well buy 2 and take a friend. (Beer included!)

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Reading

alltheworldapoem

.:: All The World A Poem by Gilles Tibo and Manon Gauthier
I’ve just discovered this book at my local library and have read it to every kid in my family. It’s a children’s book all about poetry, although it would do well for a lot of adults to read it as well. The writing on each page is a poem in itself, and the idea is that a poem can be about any topic and any style of writing is acceptable. The artwork in the book is done in really cool paper collages and fits the theme so well.
Favorite quote:
“Anything the world can be
in nighttime hush or daytime glee
is poetry.”
As a reader (and a writer), it’s great to see a book that seems to give permission to create, in any form that comes in.
– Brittany

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