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David Mcalmont. Photo: Richard Sandell
7:30 pm
Mon 26 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 26 Nov 2018
Literature
Talks & Topics
Party with Polari at the beloved LGBTQ+ literary salon’s 11th birthday, with David McAlmont
Party with Polari at the beloved LGBTQ+ literary salon’s 11th birthday, with David McAlmont
Julia Donaldson headshot
11:00 am
Sun 02 Dec 2018
11:00 am | Sun 02 Dec 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Don’t miss the ultimate festive sing-along for families, with songs, stories, and live drawing
Don’t miss the ultimate festive sing-along for families, with songs, stories, and live drawing
Becoming: An Evening with Michelle Obama, Former First Lady of the United States
7:30 pm
Mon 03 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 03 Dec 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Southbank Centre and Penguin Live present Michelle Obama in conversation about her new memoir
Southbank Centre and Penguin Live present Michelle Obama in conversation about her new memoir
Valts Ernstreits, poet

Free

Free

8:00 pm
Wed 05 Dec 2018
8:00 pm | Wed 05 Dec 2018
Literature
Poetry
Consider how poetry can preserve language and culture at a reading and Q&A session
Consider how poetry can preserve language and culture at a reading and Q&A session

Free

Free

Various times
3 Dec 2018 - 17 Dec 2018
Various times | 3 Dec 2018 - 17 Dec 2018
Literature
Poetry
Discuss the ten poetry books shortlisted for this year’s prestigious TS Eliot Prize
Discuss the ten poetry books shortlisted for this year’s prestigious TS Eliot Prize
Roxane Gay headshot
7:30 pm
Mon 10 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 10 Dec 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
The critic and author takes the stage to discuss today's culture with her keen and humorous candour
The critic and author takes the stage to discuss today's culture with her keen and humorous...
Barbara Brownskirt, poet
7:30 pm
Mon 10 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 10 Dec 2018
Literature
Poetry
Have yourself a very merry Polari with a festive literary rampage featuring Barbara Brownskirt
Have yourself a very merry Polari with a festive literary rampage featuring Barbara Brownskirt

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Mon 17 Dec 2018
5:30 pm | Mon 17 Dec 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Getting home means something different in the winter chill
Getting home means something different in the winter chill

Free

Free

12:00 pm
Sun 30 Dec 2018
12:00 pm | Sun 30 Dec 2018
Literature
Performance & Dance
Put 2018 to bed at a comedy and creative writing workshop for the whole family
Put 2018 to bed at a comedy and creative writing workshop for the whole family
Headshot of  Jeremy Noel-Tod
2:00 pm
Sun 13 Jan 2019
2:00 pm | Sun 13 Jan 2019
Literature
Poetry
On the day of the TS Eliot Prize Readings, the poetry critic assesses this year's shortlist
On the day of the TS Eliot Prize Readings, the poetry critic assesses this year's shortlist

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