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MAY 13TH: THE POETS OF HAMMERSMITH (KENSINGTON OLYMPIA STATION) - NIALL MCDEVITT LONDON POETRY WALKS

Poet-psychogeographer Niall McDevitt leads an epic walk from border to border of Hammersmith borough through a half century of poetry. The great poets who've lived in Hammersmith include John Milton, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Morris and WB Yeats.

There are stories of black magic, drug addiction, riverside rent-boys and double suicide attempts at such sites as 'The Isis-Urania Temple' and 'The Madhouse of Hammersmith'. Other poets in a stellar cast include such modern giants as Dylan Thomas, David Gascoyne, George Barker, Laura Riding, Robert Graves, WH Auden and Ezra Pound. And there are the popular poets Ian Dury, Shane MacGowan, Joe Strummer, Bob Marley. 

Meeting at Kensington Olympia Station for 2pm. The walk will last approx. 2 hours and finish at Ravenscourt Park tube. Tickets are £10. Please click here to purchase.