Welcome

Free Verse is an all-day bazaar, market, library, meeting place, performance venue, information resource and more. 

It celebrates the vitality of contemporary poetry in the UK with a day of conversation and sales, providing an unrivalled opportunity to browse the very best in contemporary poetry publishing and to meet publishers, poetry organisations and poets.  

Free Verse is managed by The Poetry Society. Thank you to all the poets, publishers, organisations and individuals past and present who come together to make Free Verse a success. Happy browsing!

Date: Saturday 22nd February 2020

10.30am - 4.30pm: Fair and poetry readings at Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL

6.30 - 8.30pm: poetry readings at The Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX

Up to the minute information: via this website, Facebook and Twitter #freeverse20. For more details about Poetry Society activities, sign up to our mailing list.

For a chance to win £50 of vouchers to spend at the Fair, let us know you're coming by entering our free draw.


Free Verse 2018 - photo by Hayley Madden