Poetry

Boulevard Theatre and Live Canon present

Sunday Service: Poetry

Live Canon Ensemble: War Poets

Presenting all aspects of the verse world,
from ballads to blank verse and sonnets to slams

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From ballads to blank verse and sonnets to slam battles, this event will explore how we take poetry from the page and bring it to life through performance and discussion. Curated by leading poetry society Live Canon, each week offers a platform to guests from different parts of the verse world to come together and share their work in an exciting and enlightening way.

Live Canon Ensemble: War Poets

On Remembrance Sunday, join us for a performance by the Live Canon ensemble of several centuries of war poetry. This programme not only features well-known poems from the First World War, including Rupert Brooke, Edward Thomas, Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen, but work from the Crimea, Second World War, Vietnam, Iraq, Liberia and Afghanistan, and foregrounds some of the most extraordinary war poetry by women from every generation. Live Canon perform from memory – these are not readings – and this is a rare opportunity to hear this collection of poetry performed live.

Sunday Service Early-bird offer: one show and a roast dinner for £20

Join us for a delicious Sunday lunch in our beautiful new restaurant alongside one Sunday Service performance for just £20. Once you’ve selected your tickets, change the ticket type to ‘Sunday Service and Sunday Lunch’ option to grab this amazing deal.

Full-price tickets: £12

Our prices may increase as the house fills – book early for the best price!

“Utterly captivating from start to finish” Durham Book Festival Review

“What an extraordinary artform poetry is, and what justice Live Canon does to it…” Extra Extra