About the event
Forward into the 21st Century. Poet in the City and The Forward Arts Foundation are delighted to invite you to this special event, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Forward Prizes. Showcasing the very best of contemporary poetry, these awards are among the most important and respected poetry accolades in the UK. Hosted by William Sieghart, creator and long time supporter of the Forward Prizes for Poetry, the event will feature previous winners and will be a unique poetic route map into the 21st century. Featuring: Seamus Heaney, Jackie Kay, Sebastian Faulks, Hilary Memos and Rachael Boast. Booking is now open online, by phone or in person from the King's Place box office. Tickets cost £9.50 if booked online via www.kingsplace.co.uk. Otherwise tickets cost £11.50. Box Office: 020 7520 1490.