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Poems on the Underground: Time to celebrate 150 years of London Life

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Judith Chernaik writes in The Guardian :


“The poems chosen to mark the 150th anniversary of the capital’s tube system reflect both the history and diversity of London. “





Saturday l June, 3pm-4.15pm



Poems on the Underground celebrate 150 years of London Underground with reader Piers Plowright, guest poet Imtiaz Dharker & Apollo String Quartet playing Gershwin, Gibbons and Haydn.



Level 5 Function Room at Royal Festival Hall



Tickets £8 (£4)


0844 847 9910 or in person, RFH Ticket Office (no transaction fee)


Ursula O’Reilly Traynor‘s insight:

I love walking into a tube carriage, finding a seat,slumping down, preparing to stare into the near distance and then bang! A wondrous poem floats before my eyes. Thank you Poems on the Underground. You are much appreciated for enlivening our subterranean journeys.

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