Resistance: Simon Armitage at the British Library

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Simon Armitage reads his new poem, Resistance.

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This event takes place at the British Library.

The British Library and The Institute for Digital Archaeology are pleased to present a special reading of Simon Armitage’s new poem, Resistance, composed in solidarity with the people of Ukraine.

This event marks the display of a new art pot, adorned with the manuscript of Simon’s poem, in the British Library's Treasures Gallery. The pot was created by Sussex Lustreware and Clive Hicks-Jenkins.

Simon will be accompanied by other special guests and live music.

Book your tickets now and join us at this special evening!

This event will not be live-streamed.

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Name: Resistance: Simon Armitage at the British Library
Where: British Library St Pancras
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Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546

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