A Fair Field Full of Folk

Medieval and modern poetry collide in this new exhibition at The National Poetry Library

Inspired by Fair Field – a major new re-imagining of the 14th-century epic Piers Plowman – this exhibition explores the enduring influence of the medieval mind on poets through a display of items from The National Poetry Library's collection.

From the poetry of Patience Agbabi to Simon Armitage, and a range of contemporary artists working in book arts, painting and video, this exhibition showcases the work of poets working across the medieval and modern.

This exhibition is curated with Penned in the Margins.


11 May – 9 July 2017


The National Poetry Library at Royal Festival Hall, Level 5, Blue Side

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