Event

Derby Libraries and Derby Poetry Festival presents

An Evening of Poetry with Daljit Nagra

Also includes a local poets showcase

Go’Sasa Café

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Thu 21 Mar

Running Time: 1 hour 30 minutes - approximate, including any interval(s).

Most tickets cost more when booked via telephone or in person at box office. See our Ts & Cs for details.

About the event

This event is promoted by Derby Libraries and Derby Poetry Festival, Derby LIVE are pleased to act as a ticket agent.

Daljit Nagra will be headlining the event supported by a number of local poets showcasing their work.

Daljit is one of the UK’s most celebrated poets. He has won the Forward Prize for Best Individual Poem and Best First Book, the South Bank Show Decibel Award and the Cholmondeley Award. He has been nominated for the Costa Prize and twice for the TS Eliot Prize

His most famous works include Look We Have Coming To Dover! and the collection Tippoo Sultan’s Incredible White-Man Earing Tiger-Toy Machine!!! His version of the Ramayana was nominated for the T.S. Eliot Prize.

Daljit is also the inaugural Poet-in-Residence for Radio 4 & 4 Extra, and presents a weekly programme, Poetry Extra, on Radio 4 Extra.

FAQS

The event is taking place at Go'Sasa Café that is situated inside Derby Council House

The Café will be open from 5pm for light refreshments

For further details please contact The Riverside Library on 01332 641702 or riverside.library@derby.gov.uk

Derby Libraries website
Daljit Nagra Facebook
Daljit Nagra website

Prices & Offers

£5

FAQS

The event is taking place at Go'Sasa Café that is situated inside Derby Council House

The Café will be open from 5pm for light refreshments

For further details please contact The Riverside Library on 01332 641702 or riverside.library@derby.gov.uk