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Poetry readings

LONDON WC2H: Bricks Made of Air: Poetry for Architects / Architecture for Poets

 Date: Wednesday 28 February, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM for 7:30PM – 9:30PM
Price:  £25 including limited edition print/ £10 without print
Venue address: The Poetry Café, 22 Betterton St, London, WC2H 9BX

"Every architect is necessarily a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age" said Frank Lloyd Wright. Bold claims are often made for the indistinguishable similarities / irreconcilable differences between poetry and architecture and these are investigated in an evening of lively poems, sociable discussions and paint-fresh ideas, featuring Emily Hasler and Fawzia Kane, two writers fascinated by the built environment, as well as poetry-inspired architects Colin Davies and Alexander Allen.

The Poetry Café was recently refurbished by Mills Power architects, the funding of which was supported by generous donations from many philanthropic organisations and individuals. Proceeds from tonight’s event will go towards The Poetry Society’s Fixtures, Fittings and Equipment.

Standard tickets are £10. £25 tickets include a limited edition Roy Willingham RE print of Emily Hasler’s ‘Building’ poem.

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