Poems on the Underground: Time to celebrate 150 years of London Life
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)
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.
See on www.guardian.co.uk