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Poetry & Lyrics

FIRST WAVE OF ACTS NOW ON SALE  |  9 & 10 JUNE 2017


Now in its second year, Poetry & Lyrics from Poet in the City returns to Kings Place. Headlines include readings and conversation with PJ Harvey and Don Paterson exploring the craft of words compered by John Wilson, The Land Listeners – a Nest Collective collaboration combining masters of regional dialect and stories with their contemporary folk counterparts, and an immersive performance of John Cage’s Song Books.

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Hall One

Don Paterson & PJ Harvey

Friday, 9 June 2017 - 7:30pm / Spoken Word

Poet in the City present a unique celebration of poetry and lyrics with two of the country’s most iconic wordsmiths, Don Paterson and PJ Harvey.

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St Pancras Room

Kayo Chingonyi: Threnodies

Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 3:00pm / Spoken Word

Kayo Chingonyi shares work from his first full-length collection, Kumukanda, alongside a new sequence of poems exploring the forms of love poetry and love songs.

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Hall Two

The Land Listeners feat. Jackie Oates

Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 4:00pm / Spoken Word

Since time immemorial, language has been rooted to geographies, with vernaculars and histories spilling from the pockets of local communities. This event celebrates the oral histories of two English regions, Devon and Yorkshire.

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Hall Two

Possessing Nothing: John Cage Song Books

Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 6:30pm / Spoken Word

In collaboration with Elaine Mitchener Projects, we are delighted to present an event celebrating the lyricism of John Cage’s iconic Song Books. ‘To consider the Song Books as a work of art is nearly impossible. Who would dare? It resembles a brothel, doesn’t it?’ – John Cage

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