Starting a new job and organizing things after relocation is quite tiring, which means you should take a break once in a while. And what better way to take a break, than to indulge in some books and poetry? London heads many events including comedy, music, classical and opera. Aside from these, there are many weekly events to consider when living in London, which could help you socialize and meet new like-minded individuals.

Bang Said The Gun

Bang Said The Gun is a great place to visit when you are here if you prefer a funnier side to poetry. Various gigs are organized on a regular basis, so you should visit the official website if you want to plan your next night out. Being voted as the best poetry gig in London, Bang Said The Gun has something different to offer on every visit. Generally, these events are held in varying destinations, with the next one on Thursday 22nd March being held at Roebuck, on Dover Street. ‘Stand up poetry’ is the term given to this event and you could see some familiar faces taking to the stage to entertain the audience when here.

Westminster Writers’ Group

If you want to share your views and hear the views of others, become a member of the Westminster Writers’ Group. These meetings are held on the second Tuesday, and the last Tuesday of every month. Constructive criticism and comments are delivered from members here, so whether you are reading a book or hoping to write your own, there is no better place to get the support you deserve. This relaxed group of people could help you to make friends and build your confidence. The Marylebone Library is the main destination, situated in the ‘Children’s Section’. You will be surprised at the quality level of writing at the Westminster Writer’s Group and occasionally, you can get help with publishing your work when living in London.

Elephant In The Hub

At the well-known Roundhouse, which you will probably come to visit on many occasions, you can participate in a book and poetry event called ‘Elephant in the Hub’. This group is aimed at people between the ages of 11 and 25 years old who want to express their thoughts and learn more about TV, poetry, radio, drama and music production. The mixture of talents means that the group is varied and you can participate in projects, get relevant support and become a member.