Ten-week courses introducing students to new poems and revisiting old favourites.
These courses will be taught online from 2022-2023
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.
- Thursdays 7.00-9.00 pm
- from 12 January to 16 March 2023
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 favourites for class discussion.
To see last session’s poems, download the Poetic Themes timetable 2020.