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#PoetryPromise August: Let me put it this way by Simon Armitage

#PoetryPromise is coordinated through Poetry by Heart with the aim of promoting and spreading the love of poetry. My #PoetryPromise for 2015 is to share a favourite poem of mine every month through my blog. 134 more words


SHEDNOTES 144: More of As Others See Us

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Yorkshire poet Simon Armitage is latest in a long line of travellers to explore the West Country and report back to the nation. 836 more words

Notes From The Shed

The Penfold Press 'Gawain' edition of prints.

The collaboration between me and Dan Bugg at Penfold Press to produce a series of editioned screen-prints  on the theme of the medieval poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight… 236 more words


The Unaccompanied: An Interview with Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage is a multi-award winning poet, playwright, and novelist. In light of his recent nomination for the post of Professor of Poetry at Oxford University, I spoke to him about what he would hope to bring to the role, writing collaboratively, and creating poetic voices. 2,637 more words

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Interview with poet Simon Armitage, the newly appointed Professor of Poetry at Oxford University.

The Manhunt - Simon Armitage (Poetry Analysis, GCSE)

‘The Manhunt’ is a poem written by Simon Armitage. It is included on the English Literature GCSE syllabus. The poem is based on a number of tensions and contrasts which highlight both the physical and psychological effects of war. 551 more words


The Death of King Arthur - Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London

Originally published by The Public Reviews on 16 July 2015

Writer: Simon Armitage
Director: Nick Bagnall
Music: Paul Johnson
My rating: 5/5

Being a fan of… 361 more words


Event Review - Simon Armitage at Grasmere 30th June 2015

Living in Lancashire my main source of Literature events is through those we run at Litfest and those run by Lancaster University and UCLAN. Increasingly more seem to be occurring in our local libraries and Waterstones which I’m really glad of but I rarely venture further afield. 879 more words

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