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A tour of the Archive with Rachel Smith

Visiting the Poetry Archive feels like browsing through your favourite bookshop and finding that all the books are...

Featured Guided Tours

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

Strange Meeting

Wilfred Owen

read by Andrew Motion

The Sun Rising

John Donne

read by Adam Foulds