Penned in the Margins Summer Party

Saturday 23 June, 1.30pm-dusk

Nomadic Community Gardens
Fleet St Hill
London E1 5ES
Tube: Shoreditch High Street, Liverpool Street, Whitechapel

Free entry. RSVP to

in association with The Ginkgo Prize


Celebrate a year of outstanding literature and performance in the wild, beautiful heart of east London (just off Brick Lane) in this day of readings, performances, discussions and workshops from indie press Penned in the Margins, including an evening launch of The Girl Who Forgets How to Walk by Cumbrian poet Kate Davis.

BBQ from 1.30pm. Cash bar. Kids welcome.



Walking workshop on ‘Wild London’ with Meryl Pugh
£5 – email to book your place


Doors open!


New approaches to the English landscape
Justin Hopper & Tom Bolton


Wild London
Meryl Pugh & Siddhartha Bose


Twenty Theatres to See Before You Die
Amber Massie-Blomfield


New Poetries
Raymond Antrobus & Rebecca Tamás


The Girl Who Forgets How to Walk
Kate Davis reads from her new collection
and in discussion with Abi Palmer



Timings subject to change. If you have any enquiries, please email

Please be aware that the Nomadic Community Gardens is an outdoor venue so please bring weather-appropriate clothing! The Gardens are accessible to wheelchair users, but there is no disabled toilet. The nearest accessible toilet is at Rich Mix.

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