Events & Workshops

Featuring W N Herbert

All Events featuring W N Herbert

‘So At One with You’ Anthology Launch at City Hall, London

‘So At One with You’ Anthology Launch at City Hall, London

This special evening celebrates the launch of ‘So At One with You’, an anthology of poems translated by Poetry Translation Centre and Kayd for Somali Week Festival over the last 10 years.

The Chamber
City hall
The Queen's Walk
London
SE1 2AA
Culture in Translation: Somali Week London Event

Culture in Translation: Somali Week London Event

Somali culture has two lives. It lives both in the Somali language and in translation. It comes from Somali people writing in many different languages and making connections between Somali culture and the wider world. Join Somali Nuruddin Farah and poets Mahamed Mahamud Yasiin “Dheeg”, Caasha Lul Mohamad Yusuf and Elmi Ali for an evening focused on Somali Culture and Translation.

Oxford House
Derbyshire Street
London
E2 6HG
London Book Launch for Hadraawi, The Poet and the Man

London Book Launch for Hadraawi, The Poet and the Man

The London book launch of the selected poems of the greatest living Somali poet, Maxamed Ibraahin Warsame ‘Hadraawi’ was a truly remarkable occasion that will be remembered by everyone lucky enough to be at Oxford House.

Oxford House
Derbyshire Street
London
E2 6HG
Somali Week 2012 Festival Launch

Somali Week 2012 Festival Launch

The launch of the 2012 Somali Week Festival featured Clare Pollard reading her newly-commissioned translations of poems by Muse Cali Faruur, and Said Salah.

Oxford House
Bethnal Green
Derbyshire Street
London
E2 6HG
Benefit Reading for Gaarriye

Benefit Reading for Gaarriye

We were all deeply concerned to hear that the great Somali poet, Gaarriye, is seriously ill. This evening brought together his friends and translators to read his poems and discuss the outstanding contribution he’s made to Somali culture.

Oxford House
Derbyshire Street
London
E2 6HG

An Evening with Scottish P.E.N. - Gaarriye and W.N. Herbert

Gaarriye,W.N.Herbert, Iyad Hayatleh and Valerie Thornton read at a special event for Scottish P.E.N. at the Glasgow School of Art on Thursday 11th December.

The Poetry Club, Glasgow School of Art
167 Renfrew St
Glasgow
G3 6RQ

Newcastle University - Gaarriye and W.N. Herbert

The Northern Writers’ Centre and the School of English at Newcastle University presented an evening of readings with Gaarriye and W.N. Herbert.

Newcastle University
G5, Percy Building
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 7RU