National Poetry Day Live! Water, Water Everywhere
This event on 3rd October 2013 at 13:00 has past.
In Clore Ballroom
Be carried along on a wave of words as the Poetry Society and Southbank Centre present National Poetry Day Live. Join us for a wonderful water-filled afternoon including readings from poets including Simon Armitage, Patience Agbabi, Hannah Lowe, David Morley and John Wedgwood Clarke.
Several new Poetry Society commissions will also premiere at National Poetry Day Live: a new film-poem by Alice Oswald and Chana Dubinski explores water's most transient states; while poets including Liz Berry and Ian McMillan have travelled the nation's canal network with film-maker Alastair Cook.
Compered by John Hegley and Joelle Taylor
This is a free event
The day will end with a special reading of sea poems by Simon Armitage and friends, relayed to the Clore Ballroom from A Room for London, the boat on top of the Queen Elizabeth Hall, at 7pm.
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London, SE1 8XX, GB
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