The Events

Our poets are accompanied by a rotating cast of burlesque dancers, magicians, body painters, sketch artists, and acrobats; our in-house band, The Keystone Swingers (under the direction of Páll Ármann), have been known to play by turns with the jazz-quintet Gleðikonurnar.

On April 25, the Poetry Brothel will host a small show in Gröndalshús in collaboration with UNESCO. The event will include private poetry readings and music.


We’ve previously held shows like Wild Nights!, a Masquerade Ball, and The Seven Deadly Sins. Each evening has its own unique theme, and guests are encouraged to dress accordingly.

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