National Poetry Day, Simon Armitage at the Southbank

Simon Armitage


Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 13:00 Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

About the event

Join Southbank Centre and the Poetry Society to celebrate National Poetry Day 2011. Featuring Southbank Centre Artist in Residence Simon Armitage with Jackie Kay, Michael Rosen, Imtiaz Dharker, Glyn Maxwell, Joelle Taylor and Lemn Sissay, and more poets to be announced, playing with this year's theme of Games. Enjoy pop-up poetry all over the Southbank Centre, as well as poetry bingo and activities designed by Artists in Residence Hide&Seek, and take home a personalised poem, written and wrapped up by our Poetry Takeaway team. This free event runs between 1pm and 6pm. For more information visit: www.southbankcentre.co.uk