Events, Recent & Forthcoming
Public events and broadcasts featuring Simon Armitage are added here when they go live. He also tours with GCSE Poetry Live! Please check with the event organisers to ensure up-to-date information.
Monday, January 21 – 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.
Thursday, February 14 – 12.00pm, Translating Gawain, Pearl, and The Death of King Arthur and 4.00pm, Readings at Yale University series, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 121 Wall Street, New Haven, CT, 06511, USA.
Monday, February 18 – 11.00am Poetry: Beating Heart of the Arts, panel discussion, and 7.00pm, Terrance Hayes and Simon Armitage, presented by PoetryLife at Florida Studio Theatre, Court Cabaret, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
Tuesday, February 26 – 6.00pm, The Writing Seminars, Albert Dowling Visiting Lecturer, John Hopkins University, Mudd Hall Auditorium, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA – this event is free and open to the public.
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
Friday, June 14 – 8.00pm, An Evening with Simon Armitage, Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax, HX1 1QG
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)