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Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi Reads at Fifty Poems from Five Decades

Purcell Room
London

Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi Reads at Fifty Poems from Five Decades

Sudanese poet Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi will be joining some of the finest poets writing in the UK today to celebrate the opening anniversary of the Southbank Centre.

To mark 50 years since the opening of Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room at Southbank Centre in 1967, the poets journey through past social, political and cultural landscapes and reinterpret movements and moments of those years through a poetic lens.

The line-up of poets includes Fleur Adcock, Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi, Simon Armitage, Jay Bernard, Malika Booker, Imtiaz Dharker, Caleb Femi, Peter Finch, Ifor ap Glyn, and Lavinia Greenlaw.