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Out-Spoken: February

Southbank Centre Belvedere Road, London

See stars at February’s poetry and live music gathering, featuring a headline set by Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, acclaimed poet Fran Lock and emerging talent Gboyega Odubanjo. Each month, London's premier evening of poetry and live music Out-Spoken brings you the best in UK poetry alongside a line-up of world-class …

d/Deaf Republic: Poets on d/Deafness

Southbank Centre Belvedere Road, London

Multi-award winning poets Raymond Antrobus, Ilya Kaminsky and Carcanet debutante Lisa Kelly share the stage to perform their latest work. The event explores both the poets’ personal experiences of d/Deafness as well as looking at a wider political and historical context in which d/Deaf communities have been marginalised. Learn more …

TS Eliot Prize Readings

Southbank Centre Belvedere Road, London

The TS Eliot Prize is awarded annually to the author of the best new poetry collection published in the UK or Ireland in the calendar year. It is judged by a panel of established poets who this year comprise Sinéad Morrissey (Chair), Daljit Nagra and Clare Pollard and has been …


TS Eliot Book Club

Southbank Centre Belvedere Road, London

The Winter National Poetry Library Book Club is the library's annual TS Eliot Prize Book Club, now in its eighth year. Over two consecutive weeks, the National Poetry Library invites attendees to discuss the ten books shortlisted for this year’s prize by judges Sinéad Morrissey, Daljit Nagra and Clare Pollard. …

Constructing Spaces exhibition

Southbank Centre Belvedere Road, London

Make room for creativity at an interactive reconstruction of Scottish poet WS Graham’s creative space in an exhibition celebrating his centenary year. Bringing together Graham's library, his original writing desk, and manuscript copies of his poems, the National Poetry Library’s exhibition reflects on what makes a space 'creative' and how, …