Rhyme and Reason 2016Southwark Libraries presents Rhyme and Reason

Southwark Libraries presents a festival of poetry and music: 4 to 18 June 2016
Rhyme and Reason is a celebration of poetry and music, taking place in libraries and galleries across Southwark in June 2016. Mercury Prize nominee Kathryn Williams, host of Radio 3’s The Verb Ian McMillan and star of The Voice UK Lara Lee are just some of the fantastic poets and musicians taking part this year.

The majority of Rhyme and Reason events are absolutely free, but please note that some events, whether free or charged, may require advance booking to guarantee your place. Please check the event description for details.

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Canada Water Library John Harvard LibraryOther venues

Revolting Rhymes day

Saturday 4 June 2016, various times. All Southwark libraries
Suitable for families. FREE, no advance booking required.

Singer/songwriter open mic at Long Wave bar and café

Saturday 4 June 2016, 7pm onwards
Long Wave bar and café, Unit 1, The Artworks Elephant, Elephant Road, SE17 1AY
Suitable for ages 18 and over. FREE, no advance booking required.

The Sunday Spot: Wordplay

Sunday 5 June 2016, 2pm to 4pm.

South London Gallery, 65-67 Peckham Road, SE5 8UH
Suitable for ages 3 to 12 with parents / carers. FREE, no advance booking required.

Sylvia: film screening

Monday 6 June 2016, 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Dulwich Library, 368 Lordship Lane, SE22 8NB
Suitable for ages 15 and over. FREE, no advance booking required.

Poetry in Peckham: Pat Brown’s passion

Monday 6 June 2016, 7pm to 8.30pm.

Peckham Library, 122 Peckham Hill Street, SE15 5JR
Suitable for adults. FREE, no advance booking required.

LiTTLe MACHiNe in performance

Tuesday 7 June 2016, 7pm to 8.15pm.

Canada Water Library, 21 Surrey Quays Road, SE16 7AR
Suitable for adults. FREE, but advance booking required. Maximum of two tickets per person. southwark.libraries@southwark.gov.uk




Behind every poem: Kate Miller in conversation with Adam Newey

Wednesday 8 June 2016, 7pm to 8.15pm.

Camberwell Library, 48 Camberwell Green, SE5 7AL
Suitable for adults. FREE, but advance booking required. southwark.libraries@southwark.gov.uk

The lyrics of David Bowie

Thursday 9 June 2016, 1pm to 1.50pm.

John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street, SE1 1JA
Suitable for adults. FREE, no advance booking required.

Going solo…

Thursday 9 June 2016, 7.30pm onwards.

John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street, SE1 1JA
Suitable for ages 18 and over. FREE, no advance booking required.

The Last Poets: an illustrated talk

Friday 10 June 2016, 7pm to 8.30pm.

Peckham Library, 122 Peckham Hill Street, SE15 5JR
Suitable for adults. FREE, no advance booking required.

Poetry: film screening

Monday 13 June 2016, 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

Dulwich Library, 368 Lordship Lane, SE22 8NB
Every Monday afternoon in June the Dulwich Library
Suitable for ages 12 and over. FREE, no advance booking required.

Ian McMillan and Luke Carver Goss: words, music, glee and delight

Monday 13 June 2016, 7pm to 8.15pm.

Dulwich Library, 368 Lordship Lane, SE22 8NB
Suitable for adults. FREE, but advance booking required. southwark.libraries@southwark.gov.uk

Lara Lee in performance

Tuesday 14 June 2016, 7pm to 8.15pm.

Canada Water Library, 21 Surrey Quays Road, SE16 7AR
Suitable for adults. FREE, but advance booking required. Maximum of two tickets per person. southwark.libraries@southwark.gov.uk

After Astra

Wednesday 15 June 2016, 7pm to 8.30pm.

Clore Studio, South London Gallery, 65-67 Peckham Road, SE5 8UH
Suitable for adults. Tickets £3, advance booking at http://www.southlondongallery.org/ or the gallery bookshop. If this charge means you’ll be unable to attend contact rachael@southlondongallery.org

The art of Shakespeare’s sonnets

Thursday 16 June 2016, 7pm to 8.15pm.

John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street, SE1 1JA
Suitable for adults. FREE, no advance booking required.

Poetry open mic night

Friday 17 June 2016, 8pm to 9.30pm.

The Trunk, Unit 2, The Artworks Elephant, Elephant Road, SE17 1AY
Suitable for adults. FREE, no advance booking required.

Cuming Museum presents: Curiouser and curiouser

Saturday 18 June 2016, 2pm to 4pm.

Camberwell Library, 48 Camberwell Green, SE5 7AL
Suitable for ages seven to 11. FREE, no advance booking required.

Kathryn Williams in performance

Saturday 18 June 2016, 7pm to 8.15pm.

Canada Water Library, 21 Surrey Quays Road, SE16 7AR
Suitable for adults. FREE, but advance booking required. Maximum of two tickets per person. southwark.libraries@southwark.gov.uk

  Click here to download full Rhyme and Reason programme in PDF

 

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