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How Modern Poetry Will Change Your Life: A Poetry Workshop by Ruth | LAHORE

How Modern Poetry Will Change Your Life: A Poetry Workshop by Ruth | LAHORE

Saturday 16th November 15:00 17:00

The British Council Lahore Library is thrilled to be hosting highly acclaimed UK poet and professor of poetry, Ruth Padel, for an afternoon of verse and rhythm, and an opportunity to learn just how to appreciate poetry in all its forms.

About the event

To register, click here and send a paragraph about why you wish to attend to librarylhr@britishcouncil.org.pk.

Calling all wordsmiths and poetry aficionados! The British Council Lahore Library is thrilled to be hosting highly acclaimed UK poet and professor of poetry, Ruth Padel, for an afternoon of verse and rhythm, and an opportunity to learn just how to appreciate poetry in all its forms.

Professor Padel will be taking us on a journey of exploration through select works of modern poetry and teaching us just to extract meaning and joy from some favourite verses.

About the Facilitator:

Ruth Padel is a Poet and Greek Scholar with interests in modern Greece, classical music and wildlife conservation. She is Professor of Poetry at King’s College London and has published twelve books of poetry including ‘Darwin: A Life in Poems’; the best-selling verse biography, of her great great-grandfather Charles Darwin. She has also authored a novel and eight non-fiction works including studies of Greek tragedy and a first-hand account of wild Tiger conservation across Asia. She has been awarded the First Prize in the National Poetry Competition, a British Council ‘Darwin Now’ Fellowship and a Cholmondley Prize from the Society of Authors. She is a Trustee of ‘New Networks for Nature’, and a Fellow of both the Zoological Society of London and Royal Society of Literature.

This event is FREE, open to the public and appropriate for anyone over the age of 18. Prior registration is mandatory; walk-ins will not be allowed. If you face any difficulty in registering for this event, please write to us at librarylhr@britishcouncil.org.pk.

Location: British Council Lahore Library: Date: 16 November, 2019 Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Registration will close on Friday, 15th November 2019 by 12 noon sharp.

Please note that spots are limited and your registration will be confirmed after reviewing your email regarding why you wish to attend.

Availability

Open to the public

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