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Thursday 22 March, 7.00pm
This spring we welcome multi-award-winning poet Simon Armitage to the Society in conversation with Martine Croxall.
Simon Armitage was born in Marsden, West Yorkshire and is an award-winning poet and lyricist who also writes extensively for theatre, television and radio. 154 more words
Most people, even if they haven’t read/tried to read, the ancient British poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, will at least know the opening scene. 1,106 more words
I am intending to avoid politicising this week’s tragedy. So I will just say this; I have long believed in the power of youth and I will continue to champion the voice of the ‘uneducated’, the ‘naive’, the ‘inexperienced’, the ‘immature’, the ‘childish’ and the youth, until it is the last thing I do on this planet. 659 more words