Sun 9 November 2014 at 6.44 pm

War Poetry

Free event

The Front Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank Centre, London

Learn more about the leading female poets of the First World War.

This event introduces you to the poets and poems that encapsulate the despair, endurance and anger of the Great War generation.

Join experts, including Jane Potter (from the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies) and Angela K. Smith, to explore the work of some the First World War's greatest writers. Chaired by Judith Palmer, Director at The Poetry Society.

And we came home and found

They had achieved, and men revered their names,

But never mentioned ours;

– Vera Brittain, from the poem The Lament of the Demobilised