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A tour of the Archive with Dr Rowan Williams

Poetry happens at a sort of junction in the mind when new combinations start up, words and pictures start connecting...

Featured Guided Tours


Enjoy new recordings of classic poems from the past read by contemporary poets

Ode to the West Wind

Percy Bysshe Shelley

read by Kit Wright

The Lake Isle of...

William Butler Yeats

read by William Butler Yeats