July 29th Poetry for Amnesty tickets now on sale

Tickets have gone on sale for our wonderful summer poetry event on Sunday July 29th. Join us and members of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust to hear Malawian poet, Jack Mapanje, read from his work. He will be joined by stage and screen actor, Jane Lapotaire who will read poems related to the Amnesty themes of freedom and social justice.

Bilimankhwe Arts are a UK and Malawi based theatre company who have worked with Jack Mapanje. Their production of And Crocodiles Are Hungry At Night will be given its UK premiere as part of this evening's event. They are able to appear in part due to the generous support of Felix Dennis.

Presented as an association between Amnesty International Stratford-upon-Avon and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust as part of the Stratford on Avon Poetry Festival 2012.

Venue: Queen Elizabeth Hall, The Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street. 7.00pm.

Tickets: £15.00. Bar available. 24-Hour Ticket Hotline (01789) 294911 also available from The Shakespeare Bookshop (now relocated to the Birthplace gift shop) in Henley Street.

Concessions: 10% discounts for Friends of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. £2.00 off full ticket price for under 18s, students and registered unemployed (proof of eligibility required).

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