The Boat Poets Thames Takeover

Hear odes to our beloved River Thames from some of London’s freshest spoken word artists and poets.

Featuring newly commissioned work by Jeremiah Brown, Erin Bolens, Toby Campion and Rachel Nwokoro, following residencies in the wheel houses of the working river boats, barges and tugs.

Presented in association with Thames Festival Trust for Totally Thames in collaboration with The Roundhouse and The National Poetry Library.

Dates & times

6 Sep 2017
Approximate run time: 90 mins
  • 8:00 pm


National Poetry Library,

Level 5, Blue side, Royal Festival Hall


Free, booking essential

before & after

Giraffe's all about freshly cooked food served to the sound of great music
All aboard the Snog Bus for delicious frozen yoghurt and a top deck light show