Earth And Air: Three romantic Poets
This workshop with Dr Hugh Epstein will explore poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge and Keats. We will examine how landscape and weather give rise to these poets’ meditations on the relationship between humankind, nature and society, and how each poet creates a poetic world strongly attached to the earth and its atmospheres. City Lit course HLT135.
£38, to book contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7492 2600
TIME (Saturday) 11:00 am – 4:00 pm LOCATION Keats House 10 Keats Grove NW3 2RR
Ekphrasis: Alice At The British Library
Two poetry readings, from some of the 32 poets whose work is included in the anthology, held in the main foyer of the British Library on the 4th and 5th of March. The anthology is included in the ticket price.
Readers : Hollie McNish, Luke Wright, Ian Duhig, Helen Mort, Clare Pollard, Amali Rodrigo, Sasha Dugdale, Mona Arshi, Robert Seatter, Chris McCabe, Emer Gillespie, Abegail Morley and Catherine Smith.
Actor Natasha Little will also read selected passages from the Alice texts.
32 of our most exciting contemporary poets – including Penelope Shuttle, Ian Duhig, Medbh McGuckian, Grace Nicholls and Andrew McMillan – have written new poems in response to Lewis Carroll’s Alice texts. These poems will be published in a forthcoming anthology, Alice: Ekphrasis at the British Library, Joy Lane Publishing, rrp £9.99
TIME (Saturday) 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm LOCATION The British Library 96 Euston Road, London
Afternoon Poems: Birdsong
Spring is on its way. Soar with the birds and hear their songs in an afternoon of poetry about our feathered friends, including nightingales, skylarks, sparrows and swans. A reading by the Keats House Poetry