Newcastle Poetry Festival

Book Now

02 May 2018 - 05 May 2018

Sage Gateshead, Northern Stage, Newcastle University

A four-day celebration of the finest poetry from around the world by some of the art’s most acclaimed practitioners, involving readings, lectures, discussions, workshops, and multi-genre performances (music, painting, film), with the theme of crossings – between countries, languages, and art forms – at its heart. Including readings from Jorie Graham, Ilya Kaminsky, Emily Berry, Sasha Dugdale, Ciaran Carson, Denise Riley, Sean O’Brien, Luke Kennard, and Imtiaz Dharker. Plus an exclusive jazz-poetry collaboration between Binker & Moses and Tyehimba Jess.


FollowUs

Events Finder
Calendar

Search

Join the club and receive special offers for events and much more
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

WhatsOn Blog

View All

PREVIEW: HARDWICK LIVE 2018

THE North East’s biggest live music event has its line up for what will be this summer’s hottest festival – extended into two full days of sizzling entertainment for the first time.

Read More

PREVIEW: ROLL UP TO THE NATIONAL FESTIVAL CIRCUS AT LIGHTWATER VALLEY

Visitors to Lightwater Valley will have the chance to run away to the circus – at least for a few hours – as part of the National Festival Circus from the 8th – 12th August.

Read More