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Ruth Padel as Writer in Residece at Somrset House | 06-Apr-08

Somerset House is delighted to welcome Ruth Padel as Writer in Residence. Ruth was born and lives in London. She has won the National Poetry Competition, been short-listed for both the T S Eliot Prize and the Whitbread Prize, and published six collections of poems including Fusewire and The Soho Leopard.

This spring, Ruth welcomes a number of guest poets to give a series of free lunchtime readings around a theme of poets' visions of London. 

The readings will be held in the beautiful Portico Rooms at Somerset House which overlook the river on one side and the  Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court on the other.

To request a free ticket, please email

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