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Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom

October 2018

Constructing Spaces exhibition

October 18, 2018 - March 31, 2019
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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Make room for creativity at an interactive reconstruction of Scottish poet WS Graham’s creative space in an exhibition celebrating his centenary year. Bringing together Graham's library, his original writing desk, and manuscript copies of his poems, the National Poetry Library’s exhibition reflects on what makes a space 'creative' and how, in turn, these spaces shape our creativity. Learn more here.

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December 2018

TS Eliot Book Club

December 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 10, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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The Winter National Poetry Library Book Club is the library's annual TS Eliot Prize Book Club, now in its eighth year. Over two consecutive weeks, the National Poetry Library invites attendees to discuss the ten books shortlisted for this year’s prize by judges Sinéad Morrissey, Daljit Nagra and Clare Pollard. The winner is due to be announced in January. But who do you think should win? The shortlisted collections are: Ailbhe Darcy, Insistence (Bloodaxe) Terrance Hayes, American Sonnets for my…

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TS Eliot Book Club

December 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 10, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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The Winter National Poetry Library Book Club is the library's annual TS Eliot Prize Book Club, now in its eighth year. Over two consecutive weeks, the National Poetry Library invites attendees to discuss the ten books shortlisted for this year’s prize by judges Sinéad Morrissey, Daljit Nagra and Clare Pollard. The winner is due to be announced in January. But who do you think should win? The shortlisted collections are: Ailbhe Darcy, Insistence (Bloodaxe) Terrance Hayes, American Sonnets for my…

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January 2019

TS Eliot Prize Readings

January 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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The TS Eliot Prize is awarded annually to the author of the best new poetry collection published in the UK or Ireland in the calendar year. It is judged by a panel of established poets who this year comprise Sinéad Morrissey (Chair), Daljit Nagra and Clare Pollard and has been described by former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion as the Prize most poets want to win. All ten poets chosen by the judges have been invited to read at the…

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October 2019

d/Deaf Republic: Poets on d/Deafness

October 19, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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Multi-award winning poets Raymond Antrobus, Ilya Kaminsky and Carcanet debutante Lisa Kelly share the stage to perform their latest work. The event explores both the poets’ personal experiences of d/Deafness as well as looking at a wider political and historical context in which d/Deaf communities have been marginalised. Learn more here.

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February 2020

Out-Spoken: February

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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See stars at February’s poetry and live music gathering, featuring a headline set by Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, acclaimed poet Fran Lock and emerging talent Gboyega Odubanjo. Each month, London's premier evening of poetry and live music Out-Spoken brings you the best in UK poetry alongside a line-up of world-class musicians. Out-Spoken is hosted by Joelle Taylor, with Sam 'Junior' Bromfield spinning the best in reggae, soul and R&B throughout the evening. Learn more here.

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