The Divan Sessions: The New Divan

Thu 15 Aug 18:00 - 19:30

The Spiegeltent

£15.00, £12.00

Don Paterson and Elaine Feinstein are no longer able to appear in this event.
Changed The Divan Sessions: The New Divan

Poems that build bridges

The West-Eastern Divan was Goethe's last major body of poetry, a tribute to Persian verse. To celebrate its bicentenary, A New Divan brings together 24 poets from West and East in a dialogue exploring otherness. This major international event brings together a brilliant array of acclaimed poets from East and West, including Don Paterson, Kathleen Jamie, Robin Robertson, Jamie McKendrick, Antonella Anedda, Chloe Aridjis, Sean O'Brien, Narguess Farzad, Jo Shapcott and Gilles Ortlieb to perform specially commissioned pieces.


Part of our Playing with Books series of events.