Upcoming events at The Exchange, Twickenham.
Upcoming Events › Poetry and performance
In her first collection of new poetry since 2011’s acclaimed “Family Values”, Wendy Cope celebrates ‘the half – forgotten stories of our lives’ with compassion, wisdom and wit. She continues to be the most generous of authors, sharing her experience of childhood and marriage and writing poignantly about the passing of time. In several of the poems she re-imagines Shakespeare in unorthodox fashion; in others she offers heartfelt tributes to friends and public figures including Eric Morecambe and John Cage.…
After the success of last year’s event, a welcome return to The Exchange’s Conservatory for this friendly, fun hybrid evening - half showcase for Creative Writing students from St Mary’s University, Twickenham, half open mic event open to all. All to play for, of course, and who knows what to expect, but be prepared for poetry, prose and flash fiction. Come ready to listen and bring along a short piece of your own (max 4 minutes) if you want to…