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A Poetic Declaration: Part 3

Newsflash: It has just been announced that Carol Ann Duffy will be joining this event!

Percy Bysshe Shelley declared that “Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world”. The Ripples of Hope Festival is delighted to have commissioned and unveil a powerful new body of work: A Poetic Declaration.

Simon Armitage has convened 30 poets from around the world to create a unique poetic response to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Join Simon as he hosts the poets as they unveil this work for the first time, with music from Jaydev Mistry.

For the final of three evening events, the poets appearing live and virtually will include:

  • Carol Ann Duffy
  • Sean Borodale
  • Kimberly Campanello
  • Keisha Thompson
  • Mike Garry
  • Maura Dooley
  • Joelle Taylor
  • Jay Bernard
  • Zaffar Kunial

Click here to see details of part one and click here for part two.