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A Poem for Every Day of the Year SOLD OUT

Allie Esiri, Alexander Armstrong, Samuel West, Gina Bellman and Ronni Ancona

Saturday, 17 March 2018

4:00pm

1 hour

Oxford Martin School: Lecture Theatre

£8

Join Allie Esiri and her special guests, the actor, singer,comedian and and presenter of Pointless Alexander Armstrong, film and stage star Samuel West, actress Gina Bellman and actress comedian and impressionist Ronni Ancona, for an inspiring hour of readings of some of the magical and humorous poems in her latest journey through history and human experience.

Esiri is known as ‘the poetry powerhouse’ and follows the success of A Poem for Every Night of the Year with a superb new anthology. A Poem for Every Day of the Year is a journey through a calendar year, highlighting key moments and dates with a poem for every day by writers such as Wordsworth, Roald Dahl, Maya Angelou and W.H. Auden.

Esiri is a former actress who now curates and hosts live poetry events. Her bestselling apps iF Poems and The Love Book feature readings with actors such as Helena Bonham Carter, Tom Hiddleston, Bill Nighy and Emma Watson.

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FT Weekend Title partner University of Oxford HSBC Global banking partner Bodleian Libraries Festival cultural partner Worcester College Worcester College: Festival college partner Oxford Martin School Festival ideas partner BBC World Service International radio partner BBC Four Television Broadcast media partner British Academy HM Government of Gibraltar Festival green room sponsor Gibunco Group Sponsor of Gibraltar Lecture Galileo Foundation Italian Cultural Institute Blackwell’s Festival on-site and online bookseller Ian and Carol Sellars allmanhall Jane and Roderick Gibbs Lady Hatch Emily Rose and James Marrow George Warren Bear Ram Elk Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design Marshall Maserati Festival courtesy cars The Macdonald Randolph Hotel The festival hotel Eynsham Hall Royds Withy King Lawyers to the festival Intesa Sanpaolo Said Business School Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies New College Lincoln College Lincoln College St Cross College St Cross College Corpus Christi College The Queen’s College The Queen's College St John’s College St John's College Jesus College Hertford College Exeter College Exeter College St Hilda’s College Keble College Keble College Oxford University Press Princeton University Press Oxford Brookes University Oxford Cultural Collective K T Bruce Photography K T Bruce Photography Ashmolean Museum Floris of London University of Oxford Alumni Office Alumni Office The Oxford Times Regional media partner BBC Radio Oxford Local radio partner Macdonald Bear Hotel Mary and Cecil Quillen The Oxford Artisan Distillery Conference Oxford Critchleys Liaison Financial Services The Litmus Partnership British Humanist Association The Sheldonian Theatre Felicity Bryan Associates The Royal Society of Literature Oxford University Museum of Natural History The Story Museum Oxford City Council City Audio Visual OX magazine