Month: November 2017
A long day’s journey into morning for me and a night to remember for the rest of my life – 20 November 2017, the world premiere of the wonderful opera by composer Gennadyi Shiroglazov – How I Became an Amazon – based on my book When I Became an Amazon (Iron Press, 1996; Bilingua, Russia, 2002) […]
12 November 2017, the 6th Woodstock Poetry Festival, organised by Rachel Phipps of the Woodstock Book Shop
A great turn-out for our pamphlets and open-mic event – with Gina Wilson, Adnan al-Sayegh and Sarah Watkinson. Some excellent readings for the open mic including Scarlett Sabet from London, Romola Parish and Catherine Faulds from Oxford plus a group from Oxford High School and many more.
A wonderful event in the intimate atmosphere of Oxford’s Albion Beatnik Bookstore. We started with Janet Davey’s beautiful setting of Wilfred Owen’s ‘Futility’ and heard readings in several languages including English, Arabic, Hindi, Greek and German. It included the Oxford pre-launch of Seeds of Bullets, a comparison of the poetry of Adnan al-Sayegh and Wilfred […]
11th November, at 7.30, Albion Beatnik Bookstore, Walton Street – AN ARMISTICE DAY REQUIEM AND READING TO COMMEMORATE ALL VICTIMS OF WAR. With a specially composed, multi-lingual setting of Wilfred Owen’s poem ‘Futility’ by Janet Davey followed by readings in many languages by Adnan al-Sayegh, Jenny Lewis, Jenyth Worsley, Ruba Abughaida, Peter J. King, Jude […]