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Events, Recent & Forthcoming

2021 events & broadcasts

Sat, July 3Simon Armitage’s Wilderness Tracks live at Timber Festival, National Forest, Feanedock, DE12 6DQ. Tickets on sale.

Sat July 3, 7.15pm – BBC Radio 4, new weekly series of The Poet Laureate has Gone to his Shed in which the Poet Laureate Simon Armitage talks to guests about life, language and music in his shed.  

Tues, July 20, 11.00am or 3.00pm, Simon Armitage reads live for Ryedale Festival, Milton Rooms, Market Place, Malton, North Yorks. YO17 7LX  Tickets on sale

Sun, Aug 1, LYR live at Underneath the Stars, Cinderhill Farm, Cawthorne near Barnsley. Tickets on sale

Mon, Aug 2, 7.30pm, Jackie Kay presents: Poetry, Music, Cheese and Wine; Simon Armitage & LYR, Ask Tent at Homeground, Manchester M15 4FN Tickets on sale

Mon, Aug 16, 8.00pm, Simon Armitage reads live at FEVA, Holy Trinity Church, Knaresborough. North Yorks, HG5 8BQ  Tickets on sale

Sat, Oct 9, 7.30pm, Simon Armitage reads live at Ripon Poetry Festival, Ripon Grammar School, HG4 2DG  Tickets on sale

Date tbaSimon Armitage reads live at Cheltenham Literature Festival, early names announced

Fri, Oct 15, 7.30pm, Simon Armitage reads live for Richmond Walking & Book Festival, Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond DL10 4DW, Tickets on sale via the theatre.  

Thurs, Oct 21, 7.30pmLYR live in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, The Cluny & The Cluny 2, NE1 2PQ  Tickets on sale.

Fri, Oct 22, 7.30pm, LYR live in Manchester, Gullivers, M4 1LW Tickets on sale

Sat, Oct 23, 8.30pm, LYR live in Glasgow, King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, G2 5RL  Tickets on sale

Mon, Oct 25, 7.00pm LYR live in Leeds, Howard Assembly Room. SOLD OUT

Tues, Oct 26, 8.00pmLYR live in Bristol, Louisiana, BS1 6UA  Tickets on sale

Wed, Oct 27, 7.30pm, LYR live in London, Omeara, 6 O’Meara Street London SE1 1TE   Tickets on sale

Thurs, Oct 28,  8.00pm, LYR live in Norwich, Norwich Arts Centre   Tickets on sale



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