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Events, Recent & Forthcoming

Recent broadcasts

A Tribute to Wordsworth on his 250th Birthday, by Simon Armitage, Poet Laureate, April 7, 2020.

The Poet Laureate has Gone to his Shed – BBC Radio 4 podcast series in which the Poet Laureate Simon Armitage talks to guests about life, language and music in his shed. 

Virtual events

Friday, May 22, Wordsworth 250: A Night in with the Wordsworths at Hay Festival Digital: A gala performance of William’s poetry and Dorothy’s journals with a superstar cast including Simon Armitage, Margaret Atwood, Benedict Cumberbatch, Monty Don, Stephen Fry, Tom Hollander, Toby Jones, Helen McCrory, Jonathan Pryce and Vanessa Redgrave. Please register via the link. 

Sat, July 4, 12.00 – 12.30pm – Launch of Ledbury Poetry Festival. In a special recording made exclusively for Ledbury, Simon Armitage will introduce and read poems written during Lockdown. Free but donations welcome. Click link above to register.

Wed, Aug 5, 7.15 – 8.15pm – Arvon at Home: Simon Armitage. Wednesday evening series in which an Arvon tutor reads from their work and answer questions from the audience live and in person online. This is a live event and will not be recorded. Please register in advance via the link. £5 entry.

Wed, Sept 16, 2.00pm onlyBudleigh Salterton Festival. A virtual poetry reading by Simon Armitage from Magnetic Field: The Marsden Poems, his collection of work on the Yorkshire village where he grew up and began life as a writer. Please register in advance for the Virtual Marquee via the festival link. 

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