Poets in the Archives
A monthly wellbeing session inviting you to be inspired by Southwark’s archives, discover local writers and create new works.
Address:Southwark Heritage Centre and Walworth Library
147 Walworth Road
Post code:SE17 1RW
Are you interested in poetry in the local area and learning with others in a relaxed space?
Poets in the Archives is a facilitated group that you can join at any time. You will:
- Be introduced to a Southwark poet, poetry and other archival material
- Write in the company of others and in response to archival material
We meet on the FIRST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH, 6pm to 7pm at Southwark Heritage Centre and Walworth Library
Tuesday 7 December 2021
WINTER: Pictures of Frost Fairs, and a poem by Southwark based writer Eliza Cooke, we will consider our relationship to the season of winter as the year draws in.
Tuesday 11 January 2022
UNA MARSON & MEMORIALS: We will look at poems by Una Marson, whom a new Southwark Library in Walworth will be named after, and consider other memorials in Southwark.
Tuesday 1 February 2022
ROMAN SOUTHWARK: Poetry inspired by ancient times and ancient Poets—with objects from the museum collection.
Access for wheelchair users
Assistance dogs welcome
Disability awareness training received
If steps outside no more than 3
Large print available
Positive about disabled people
Currently running on zoom. If you have any special requirements e.g you don't want to be on camera, you would prefer the session to be sent out before hand or any thing else related to accessibility please send me an email and we will see how we can work together.