Poetry Organisations in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Poetry Organisations

Apples & Snakes

Organisation supporting performance poetry, with artists' profiles, events, educational initiatives, projects and resources.

Leicester Poetry Society

Encourage all aspects of poetry, including workshops for local writers, publication of members’ poems and readings by both visiting and member poets, social occasions and other poetry events.

OU Poets

Poetry group for students and staff, past or present, of the Open University. Describes how they operate by post and produce an annual anthology, an archive of which is available in pdf format.

Poems In The Waiting Room

UK charity supplying short collections of poetry to those waiting to see their doctor. There is no charge to the patient or NHS. https://www.facebook.com/Poems-in-the-Waiting-Room-111276355696511/ poemsintheWR

Poet in the City

Charity committed to attracting new audiences to poetry by organising poetry events with leading corporate sponsors and creative partners. Includes events, poetry in schools and poetry talk.

The Poetry Book Society

Book club for poetry lovers founded by T S Eliot in 1953. Includes advice on reading poetry, information for schools and reading groups, the bulletin, and details of the TS Elliot prize.

Poetry Society

Charitable organisation advancing the study, use and enjoyment of poetry. Provides information on competitions, membership, publications and project archives. https://www.facebook.com/thepoetrysociety PoetrySociety

The Poetry Trust

Organises the annual Aldeborough Poetry Festival; also offers a year-round programme of creative education opportunities, courses, competitions, and publications. https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Poetry-Trust/349781023486 thepoetrytrust

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