British Library free foyer exhibition Enduring War: Grief Grit and Humour on until 12 October.
It includes key war poet manuscripts from Binyon, (In Memoriam) Owen (the poetry is in the pity &c), Sassoon, (his protest letter) Rosenberg (letter to Gordon Bottomley)- would interest all WPA members.
Located at the Jewish Museum Raymond Burton House 129-131 Albert Street, NW1 7NB
For more information: http://www.jewishmuseum.org.uk/ until 10 August -(entry fee) it includes a section on Isaac Rosenberg.
The very first Winchester Poetry Festival takes places on Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th September 2014. There is a full programme of events including workshops, close readings and main readings featuring Michael Longley, Edna Longley, Patience Aqbabi, Jackie Kay, Mike Brearley and a host of well-known and lesser-known poets. It promises to be a marvellous weekend of poetry. The list of events and details on how to book are on the website:
Free Public Event:
National Portrait Gallery Friday 6:30pm 27 June 2014
Concordia Foundation – to view the full colour flyer click here
Gillian Humphreys presents.
The Ballad of Whitechapel: A commemoration of the life and work of Isaac Rosenberg: the school boy, the soldier, the poet, the portrait painter
1. To encourage, support and promote young emerging artists
2. To initiate & develop educational links between Concordia Artists & school children
3. To build bridges worldwide through international performances of artists both in Great Britain and overseas
Gillian Humphreys OBE
Registered Charity No. 1045967 www.concordiafoundation.com
On 25, 26, 27, 28, 30 June and 1 and 2 July there is a production of the excellent play about Edward Thomas – The Dark Earth & The Light Sky by Nick Dear taking place in an Indian style tent at 8pm at The Thomas Lord pub in West Meon. Tickets, from £13, are available from www.westmeontheatre.co.uk Pre theatre suppers can be booked at The Thomas Lord 01730 829244.
The programme includes chaired discussions, 17 panel sessions and over 50 speakers, with keynotes from Edna Longley and Jay Winter. The conference patron, Jon Stallworthy, is guest of honour at the conference dinner on 6 September, and the evening of Friday 5 September features a recital of war-related music given by acclaimed baritone Roderick Williams.
Dates: 5-7 September 2014.
Location: Wadham College, Oxford.
Day and full conference rates are available.
Further details, including online booking, are on: http://englishassociation.ac.uk/conference
Upcoming events at which Isaac Rosenberg is the principle subject. View the list as a PDF