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2009-12-03 | |
Poems in Trafalgar Square
Commissioned by the Poetry Society & Norwegian Embassy
Host: The Poetry Society
Type: Music/arts - Exhibit
Start Time: Friday, 04 December 2009 at 16:00
End Time: Wednesday, 23 December 2009 at 16:00
Location: Trafalgar Square
Town/City: London, United Kingdom
Runs from afternoon of 4 December to 23 December
For the first time, new poems will be displayed on decorative panels around the Xmas tree in Trafalgar Square, commissioned by the Poetry Society and the Royal Norwegian Embassy.
Kevin Crossley-Holland presents a new version of one of Norway's most popular poems, Snow and Spruce Forest, by Tarjei Vesaas.
Tree Song, by Kit Wright, is based on lines, images and ideas from poems by Westminster Primary children, written as part of a project to celebrate the City of Oslo's annual gift of a Christmas tree to the people of London.
The poems will be on display from the afternoon of 4 December to 23 December.
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