The Bookie Slam

The Bookie Slam poster

The Margate Bookie Poetry Slam returns with Sam Tate and Ciarán Barata-Hynes fighting it out for the Kent Poetry Belt, alongside eight local performers and amazing headliner, The Repeat Beat Poet. A London-based poet, broadcaster, journalist and emcee. The Repeat Beat Poet is a co-host of the British Podcast Award-nominated Lunar Poetry Podcast, and the creator of […]

The Open Arms Zine Live Launch

The front cover of the Margate Bookie zine The Open Arms

I ‘Welcome to The Open Arms! What’ll it be?’    Continuing from the great success of the Margate Bookie’s lit ‘zines, The Great Indoors and Reset, The Open Arms welcomes you to our first in-person Live Launch, an evening of celebration, amazing writers, and, most importantly of all, the release of our incredible ‘zine. Our Live Launch features […]