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, May 29 – 7.00pm, An Evening with Simon Armitage, Manchester Central Library, St Peter's Square, M2 5PD SOLD OUT
Tuesday, June 4 – 7.30pm, An Evening with Simon Armitage, The Coronet Theatre, 103 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3LB SOLD OUT
June 6-9 – The Miłosz Festival, Krakow, Poland
Friday, June 14 – 8.00pm, An Evening with Simon Armitage, Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax, HX1 1QG SOLD OUT
Friday, June 21 – 4.00pm, Poetic Encounters with the North, University of Iceland, Reykjavík
Saturday, June 22 – 3.00pm, Launch & Readings: Þaðan sem við horfum by Simon Armitage, translated by Sigurbjörg Þrastardóttir, The Nordic House, Reykavik, Iceland
Tuesday July 2 – 7.00pm, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight with Simon Armitage (candlelit event) at Bradford Literature Festival Theatre Studio, BD7 1AJ SOLD OUT
Sunday, July 14 – 2.00pm, Simon Armitage at Ledbury Poetry Festival , Ledbury HR8 2AD SOLD OUT
Sunday, July 21 – Simon Armitage at Latitude, The Speakeasy, Latitude, Henham Park, Suffolk
Saturday, July 27 – Simon Armitage at Port Eliot Festival, St Germans, Cornwall
Tuesday, August 13 – 7.30pm, An Evening with Simon Armitage hosted by The Wordsworth Trust, Cumbria
Wednesday, October 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 Art Gallery's webpage or call John Curry (0151 625 5829), Kemal Houghton (0151 334 4200) or Alan Gaunt (0151 353 1501) SOLD OUT
Friday, October 4 – An Evening with Simon Armitage, Ilkley Literature Festival, West Yorkshire. Please check the link for when booking opens.
Friday, November 1, Simon Armitage at Todmodern Book Festival, Todmorden, Calderdale, OL14. Please check the link for when booking opens.