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An Evening with Simon Armitage

Fri 14 Jun, 8:00pm at Red Brick Auditorium

Tickets: £12

Join the award-winning poet Simon Armitage, who will be performing from a range of his work, including his new collection ‘Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic’. A former probation officer from Marsden, near Halifax. Simon Armitage is Professor of Poetry at Leeds University. He received the 2018 Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. Join him for one night only as he returns to his beloved West Yorkshire.

The performance will centre on Simon’s new book ‘Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic’. 

Simon Armitage has been announced as the UK’s next Poet Laureate. The West Yorkshire writer will hold the historic post for the next decade, taking over from Square Chapel Patron, Dame Carol Ann Duffy.

‘His verse is immediate, entertaining, engaged with the world.’ Independent on Sunday

This event has now sold out but Simon Armitage is also appearing at Bradford Literature Festival on 2 July. For more information visit their website