Discounts for IWM London Event: Modern War Poetry, Monday, 23 March 2009, 7.00pm (doors open 6.30pm)
January 10, 2009
The Imperial War Museum is offering members of the War Poets Association tickets at the concessionary rate for this key forthcoming event in the Cinema Room at its London site in Lambeth:
Monday 23 March 2009
7.00pm (doors open 6.30pm)
Modern War Poetry
Drawing on the work of poet soldiers who are serving, or have recently served, in Iraq or Afghanistan, this event will provide a fascinating insight into the nature of modern war, from the viewpoint of those who have experienced it at first hand.
Introduced by Max Hastings, distinguished military historian, and Christina Lamb, foreign correspondent for the Sunday Times, and featuring: Brian Turner, a former US Marine and author of Here, Bullet, the most acclaimed poetry collection to emerge from Iraq; Lieutenant-Colonel Jonathan Brown, still on active service in Iraq; and Major David Hamilton, who formerly served in Afghanistan.
To book your tickets now visit https://www.maximweb.co.uk/iwmlambeth/events.asp?inst=iwmdatabase or see the Museum’s own site at http://london.iwm.org.uk/server/show/conEvent.2857