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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 BBC World Service International radio partner Bodleian Libraries Festival cultural partner Oxford Martin School Festival ideas partner Worcester College Worcester College: Festival college partner Irish Embassy, London Supporters of the Irish programme Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press The Dorchester Hotels Collection Festival London hotel partner Blackwell’s Festival on-site and online bookseller Head of Zeus The Macdonald Randolph Hotel The festival hotel Italian Cultural Institute HM Government of Gibraltar Festival green room sponsor Gibunco Group Sponsor of Gibraltar Lecture British Academy BBC Four Television Broadcast media partner Earthwatch Europe Ian and Carol Sellars Emily Rose and James Marrow Jill Dunsmore New College Lincoln College Lincoln College St Cross College St Cross College Jesus College St Hilda’s College St John’s College St John's College The Queen’s College The Queen's College Exeter College Exeter College Hertford College Keble College Keble College Oxford Brookes University Said Business School University of Oxford Mathematical Institute Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies The Oxford Times Regional media partner BBC Radio Oxford Local radio partner Bear Ram Elk Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design The Royal Society of Literature Royal Literary Fund Princeton University Press Felicity Bryan Associates University of Oxford Alumni Office Alumni Office Conference Oxford Oxford University Images Oxford University Images The Sheldonian Theatre Oxford University Press Floris of London Critchleys City Audio Visual Eynsham Hall Macdonald Bear Hotel Sloane Club Ashmolean Museum British Humanist Association The Story Museum Oxford City Council The Litmus Partnership K T Bruce Photography K T Bruce Photography OX magazine Liaison Financial Services Steer