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Sunday 24th March 2019

Poetry In A Time Of Civil Unrest

— Wills Memorial Building
Outstanding poet and lecturer Anthony Anaxagorou illustrates how poetry has shaped our world through times of political conflict.
time:18:30
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In this lecture poet and writer Anthony Anaxagorou will look at the ways poetry in its response to politics and civil unrest has shaped our world over the last 150 years. From England, to China, to Palestine, Egypt, Somalia, America and Chile, this talk will look at key poems which catalysed change, and galvanised mass groups of people.

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And earlier in the day, we'll have two other events.

12:00-1:00pm - Walking Tour of Bristol Poetry, led by Ralph Pite.

Meeting point: Wills Memorial Building.

£5

3:30-5:30pm - Open Mic, hosted by Tom Sastry.

The Square Club, 15 Berkeley Square, Bristol BS8 1HB

FREE

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Poetry In A Time Of Civil Unrest at Wills Memorial Building in Bristol
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