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Remembering poets of the First World War with Simon Armitage, Gillian Clarke and Daljit Nagra

Wednesday 25th June 2014 7:30pm - 9pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event

Marking the centenary of the beginning of the First World War, this special event brings together three leading poets as they talk to Suzi Feay about the enduring appeal of war poetry, its impact on their writing and also read the work of their favourite First World War poet. Hear from Daljit Nagra on Isaac Rosenberg, Gillian Clarke on Hedd Wyn and Simon Armitage on Wilfred Owen.

Simon Armitage will also be officially opening our new Poetry Department at 6.30pm: click here to book your free place


Venue: The Auditorium at Foyles Charing Cross Road

Tickets: £5. Please email with the number of places required. Payment will be taken on the night.


This event is part of the Foyles Grand Opening Festival, celebrating our move to 107 Charing Cross Road. See the full event programme, including author talks, workshops, formal department openings and much more.

Photo credits: Simon Armitage © Wolfgang Webster, Daljit Nagra © Sarah Lee



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