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WENDY COPE - NATIONAL POETRY DAY - THURSDAY 6TH OCTOBER - WATERSTONE'S PICCADILLY - 6.30PM
This is a reminder that one of the UK's most celebrated poets will be holding an exclusive reading for Poet in the City on National Poetry Day this Thursday, at Waterstone's in Piccadilly.
As part of National Poetry Day's main theme of Games, Wendy Cope, patron of Poet in the City, will be exploring the nature of the Games People Play. Expect a wonderful evening of insights, humour and humanity from this acclaimed and treasured National poet.
The poetry reading itself starts at 7pm
Tickets cost £9.50 and are available from Waterstone's, in person, on the phone 020 7851 2419 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Waterstone's Piccadilly is located here: Map
We look forward to seeing you at this very special National Poetry Day event, a must for Poetry fans everywhere!
Please see below for details of another event you may be interested in.
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Another special event that may be of interest...
WHAT ARE THEY WHISPERING - 31ST OCTOBER - KINGS PLACE
Power. Who has it, who wants it, who tries to take it from you? The poets know. What Are They Whispering? is a poetry show to nudge you or urge you to weigh up the balance of power in your own life. The dynamic trio of poets whose work will charge you up is Imtiaz Dharker, Joe Dunthorne and John Stammers. They perform their poems about power in both its rawest and most subtle states. Poems and ideas are enhanced and amplified with lighting and sound; every spoken word special effect from a whisper to a chorus, every lighting state from a firefly glimmer to a thunderbolt.
'Awe-inspiring!' (audience member in Taunton, where this tour began)
'Ground-breaking!' (audience member in Exeter)
Presented by Jaybird, the company that produced You Are Here at Kings Place in 2010 with Colette Bryce, Daljit Nagra and Jo Shapcott.
Monday 31st October, 6.30 for 7pm start
Hall One, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
Tickets: 020 7520 1490
Prices: £9.50 booked online / £11.50 by other methods