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Events, Recent & Forthcoming

Public events featuring Simon Armitage are added here when they go public. He also tours with GCSE Poetry Live! Please check with the event organisers to ensure up-to-date information. 


Wednesday, March 13 – 7.00pm, Simon Armitage at Hearst Dance Theater at Lewis Arts Complex, 122 Alexander Street, Princeton, NJ  08540

Thursday, March 28 – 4.30pm, Consequences of Silence, Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference event, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, USA

Monday, April 8 – 7.30pm, Paul Muldoon's Picnic, Irish Arts Centre, New York, 10019, USA

Thursday, April 18 – 7.00pm, Simon Armitage at NYU,  Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 W 10th St, New York, NY 10003, USA

Wednesday, May 15 – 5.30pm, Oxford Professor of Poetry lecture, Examination Schools, 75 – 81 The High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BG – FREE and open to all. No need to book. 

Wednesday, May 22 – 2.30pm, Simon Armitage at Bath Festival, Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, Bath BA1 2QH

Wednesday, May 22 – 6.30pm, Simon Armitage & Clive Hicks-Jenkins premiere Hansel & Gretel, new narrative poem for their puppet opera. The Art Workers' Guild, London, WC1N 3AT

Sunday, May 26 – 4.00pm, Simon Armitage at Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5PJ

Wednesday, May 29 – 7.00pm, An Evening with Simon Armitage – Manchester Central Library, St Peter's Square, M2 5PD

Tuesday, June 4 – 7.30pm, An Evening with Simon Armitage, Print Room at The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3LB 

June 6-9 – The MiƂosz Festival, Krakow, Poland

Friday, June 14 – 8.00pm, An Evening with Simon Armitage, Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax, HX1 1QG

Tuesday July 2 –  7.00pm, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight with Simon Armitage, Bradford Literature Festival  Theatre Studio, BD7 1AJ

Sunday, July 14 Simon Armitage at Ledbury Poetry Festival – full progamme out early May 

July 25-28Simon Armitage at Port Eliot Festival, St Germans, Cornwall

Wednesday, Oct 2 – 7.30-9.00pm, First Thursday presents Simon Armitage with music from Orange Zebra, Williamson Art Gallery, Slatey Rd, Birkenhead, CH43 4UE. Please see the Gallery's webpage for ticket info or call John Curry (0151 625 5829), Kemal Houghton (0151 334 4200) or Alan Gaunt (0151 353 1501)


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