National day of poetry

20th September 1996 at 01:00
Poetry will be heard everywhere on October 10, National Poetry Day, from television and radio to trains, answering machines, libraries and swimming pools. The National Theatre on London's South Bank is celebrating with a week of dramatisations and readings of Samuel Beckett's poetry. There is also an "Exploring Poetry" workshop for 11 to 18-year-olds, October 5 and 6, Pounds 7.50. Details: 0171 928 5214. The Better English Campaign is sending a pack to all schools to encourage them to organise their own poetry events. Details: Alison Combes. Tel: 0171 240 4810.

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