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Camden Poetry Series
Patron: Carol Ann Duffy - Poet Laureate
2nd December 7.00p.m. (doors open 6.30)
Ruth O'Callaghan Presents
Rosie Bailey
Tim Dooley
Joelle Taylor
Entrance £5/£4 Free Raffle and Nibbles WINE
Poets from the Floor Welcome
Trinity United Reform Church,
1 Buck St, Camden Town
1-2 mins. Camden Town tube

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Poetry Pleases! said…
Dear Todd

I know that you've been encountering some hostility on your blog recently, but your comments quota has noticeably increased and I still believe in the old adage that 'No publicity is bad publicity!'

Best wishes from Simon

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