Ten-week courses introducing students to new poems and revisiting old favourites.
A ten-week guide to poetry in English, from Shakespeare to Carol Ann Duffy. The class explores how poetry has changed over the years, and how it remains eternally the same. No knowledge of poetry is required, although you are welcome to nominate your favourites for discussion.
To see last session’s poems, download the Classic Poems timetable.
- Tuesdays from January 14 2020
- 7.00-9.00 pm
This ten-week course explores the major themes of poetry: love, nature, war, humour and mortality. No previous knowledge of poetry is required, although you’re welcome to nominate your favorites for class discussion.
To see this session’s poems, download the Poetic Themes timetable 2020.
A short, informal course introducing students to the poetry of Carol Ann Duffy. We’ll look at extracts from Duffy’s early, controversial collections, as well as her groundbreaking work as Poet Laureate. No previous experience of poetry is required.
Saturday 22nd February 2020
10.00 – 16.00
Book your place here.