EXILE/ARRIVAL weekend ticket (all events)
Join us for a weekend of poetry in translation! Book a weekend ticket and gain entry to all three events at Dragon Hall, programmed in partnership with the Poetry Translation Centre.
Join us for a weekend of poetry in translation! We are delighted to welcome the Poetry Translation Centre to Dragon Hall as part of its UK-wide tour to celebrate its 20th birthday. Enjoy a weekend of poetry workshops, panel discussions and an open mic night focussing on the theme of exile and arrival.
Book a weekend ticket and gain entry to all three EXILE/ARRIVAL events:
Living in Language: World Poetry Day with Yang Lian & Mohan Rana
Thursday 21 March
Celebrate World Poetry Day with the launch of Living in Language, a ground-breaking anthology of lyric essays, fragments, letters and new poems from 21 poets from around the world. More info here →
Voices in Exile: An Evening with Maura Dooley, Azita Ghahreman & Elhum Shakerifar
Friday 22 March
A bilingual evening of poetry with Azita Ghahreman, one of Iran’s leading poets, with her translators Elhum Shakerifar and Maura Dooley, hosted by George Szirtes. More info here →
Polylingual Poetry Open Mic
Saturday 23 March
The world needs to hear your voice! Join us for a poetry open mic night with a polylingual flavour. We are looking for poems written in all languages from Arabic to Zapotec, and every other language spoken in Norfolk. More info here →
Please note: entry to the Farsi poetry translation workshop with Elhum Shakerifar is not included. Please book separately here →
Presented in partnership with the Poetry Translation Centre and supported by Arts Council England.
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Farsi Poetry Translation with Elhum Shakerifar
At this unique Farsi poetry translation workshop, you will work towards turning a rough guide translation into an English poem.
Saturday 23 March
Poetry of the Self with Andrew McMillan
Join multi award-winning poet and author Andrew McMillan for a poetry masterclass in exploring personal histories.
Saturday 24 February
Transform Your Writing Through Translation with Kotryna Garanasvili
How can translating make you a better writer? Find a new approach to bring fresh eyes to your work and make each word count in this dynamic workshop led by translator and writer Kotryna Garanasvili.
Saturday 27 April