EXILE/ARRIVAL weekend ticket (all events)

Thursday 21 March
National Centre for Writing at Dragon Hall
19.00 - 23.00
£ 18.00 - £24.00 (pay what you wish)

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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