Talks & debates

World Poets Series: Polish Poets in London

Broaden your horizons in this one-off event with Polish poets Jacek Dehnel and Marzanna Kielar, and TS Eliot prize-winning poet George Szirtes. Hear the poets read from their work and discuss the poetry scene in Poland with a Q&A.

In recent years The National Poetry Library has hosted readings from poets from South Korea, Mexico and Syria. This year the focus is on Polish poetry in this special event in partnership with the British Council, celebrating the Polish focus of this year’s London Book Fair.

Dates & times

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National Poetry Library,

Level 5, Blue side, Royal Festival Hall



need to know

This free event requires booking in advance. Please email to reserve your place.

before & after

Exterior view of Wagamama, Southbank Centre
Inspired by canteen-style Japanese noodle bars, Wagamama delivers lively pan-Asian food
Exterior view of Foyles Bookshop at the Southbank Centre
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