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Poetry Reading - Poems for Grenfell

Readings by contributors to the anthology 'Poems for Grenfell Tower'

Wednesday 5th September 2018

8:00pm in the Seminar Room, at the National Poetry Library, Level 5, Blue side, Royal Festival Hall, London SE1 8XX

This event is free, but is ticketed so please do book in advance.

Bear witness to the human cost of last year's devastating fire at Grenfell at a poetry reading by contributors to new anthology Poems for Grenfell Tower.

At this event, poets Steve Griffiths, George Szirtes, Rachel Burns, Angela Topping, Kevin Higgins and Myra Schneider read their own contributions and others from this groundbreaking anthology, published by Onslaught Press.

Alemu Tebeje, chair of the Ethiopian Community of Britain, who lives on Lancaster West Estate within 200 yards of Grenfell Tower, also joins the panel to read his poem which mourns the loss of so many neighbours.

Tickets should be booked through the SouthBank Centre website

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