As we run up to Poetry Parnassus, our global celebration of contemporary poetry, we welcome Michael Horovitz to Southbank Centre to present P O E M! 2012, handing on the baton of 53 years of his New Departures publications and Poetry Olympics festivals.
The diverse gathering features -
Ayanna Witter-Johnson, Stan Tracey, Valerie Bloom, John Hegley, Francesca Beard, and Annie Whitehead's World Music Workshop Band, as well as Peter Lemer, Annie and Michael's William Blake Klezmatrix Band, Elvis McGonagall, Brian Patten, Gwyneth Herbert, Patience Agbabi, Molly Parkin, E J Thribb and special guests including Damon Albarn and Steven Berkoff
Join us for the ultimate night of poetry, performance, music and song.