october, 2019

03oct6:30 pm8:00 pmTell Me The Truth About Life: Cerys Matthews and Michael Morpurgo in conversation

Tell Me The Truth About Life National Poetry Day Michael Morpurgo


Event Details

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Day with songwriter, singer and broadcaster Cerys Matthews, curator of this year’s companion anthology Tell Me the Truth About Life, as she discusses the extraordinary range of the collection alongside former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo and a panel of special guests.

Setting contemporary works by the likes of Yrsa Daley-Ward, Warsan Shire and Kei Miller alongside classics by W.H Auden, Emily Dickinson, Dylan Thomas and more, Matthews and Morpurgo will open up on the selection of some of this year’s poems, and will lead an evening of readings and discussions showcasing their power and relevance.

The event will be followed by a Q&A and a book signing.


(Thursday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm BST


Level 6, Foyles 107 Charing Cross Road

Level 6, Foyles 107 Charing Cross Road, London