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June 2017

Bejan Matur and Karin Karakaşlı – Turkish Poetry in Translation


Join us for a landmark evening of poetry and friendship in Turkish, Kurdish and English. Celebrated Kurdish poet Bejan Matur and Armenian-Turkish poet Karin Karakaşlı will read their work alongside award-winning British poets Jen Hadfield and Sarah Howe, before discussing the delicate art of translation with their bridge translator Canan Marasligil. This event marks the publication of two new Poetry Translation Centre chapbooks: History-Geography by Karin Karakaşlı (translated by Sarah Howe and Canan Marasligil) and If this is a lament…

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July 2017

Miniaturists 63


The Miniaturists is the regular curated writer-led event dedicated to bringing you short, exhilarating, perfectly formed plays. Each show is packed with work from an exciting array of new and established playwrights all of whom see the short play as a form in itself rather than a means to an end. July's writers are: Kate Webster Charlie Howitt Gaia Fenn David Ralf Michelle Sewell We love the short play format and believe that a play in miniature can deliver a sucker punch like…

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Mr. Thing Episode 5


Mr. Thing is back at the Arcola for Episode 5.   A live, comedy, variety, audio-visual chat show thing. Sharing and discussing fun and interesting things with the fun and interesting people who made the things a thing. Thing. A Thing by Mr Thing (a London based collective of people who do things). This one-off production will be performed on the set for These Trees are Made of Blood by Amy Draper, Paul Jenkins and Darren Clark designed by Georgia Lowe and…

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