Andrew Motion Poet in the City

Andrew Motion

Monday, February 27, 2012 - 18:30 Hall One, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG

About the event

Poet in the City in association with Winning Words, is delighted to invite you to a special event celebrating the life and work of Alfred Lord Tennyson, featuring Andrew Motion, Ann Thwaite and Sarah Weir. In March 2011 the last line of Tennyson's poem Ulysses "To strive, to seek, to find and not to yield" was chosen by Winning Words to be installed as a permanent installation in the centre of the Olympic Village, as inspiration and legacy for London 2012. Many years after his death, Tennyson remains one of the most popular and celebrated British poets of all time. Tickets cost £9.50 if booked online via
Otherwise tickets cost £11.50. Box Office 020 7520 1490.