Events

Forthcoming Readings & Workshops 2017

These events are in addition to Daljit’s articles on radio, magazines and broadsheets.
Daljit also teaches on several Faber Academy courses, please contact Faber & Faber for further details.

Radio 4 Extra, Poetry Extra at 5pm every Sunday. Each half-hour programme is Daljit’s pick of the week from the BBC archive.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2015/poet-in-residence

Click here for further information regarding Daljit’s one-man show

 


 

February

6

6.30pm reading at Booktrade, Crypt on the Green, Clerkenwell
http://cryptonthegreen.com

9

7 – 9pm poetry workshop at Harrow Arts Centre
https://www.harrowarts.com

16

8pm reading for the Verve Festival, at Waterstones, Birmingham
http://vervepoetryfestival.com

18

10am – 4pm Start to Write Poetry, at Faber & Faber offices
https://www.faberacademy.co.uk/creative-writing-courses/start-to-write-poetry-beginners-poetry-course-swp1.html

 

Readings & Workshops 2016

July

23

Newsnight panellist at National Geographic Society

29

Mansio Project reading at Vindolanda

September

3

Electric Picnic Festival, poetry reading

22

Thomas Gray Society, Stoke Poges, poetry reading

October

8/9

Swindon Poetry Festival, run a masterclass and give poetry reading

10

Cheltenham Festival, run a masterclass

12

FT Prince Memorial Lecture, University of Southampton

13

Poetry Archive Fundraiser Event (venue tbc)

16

Ilkley Festival, run a masterclass and read along with Andrew McMillan

20

Mexico, give a series of readings at several venues in the country

November

2

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, read along with Carol Ann Duffy, Matthew Hollis, Imtiaz Dharker and Gillian Clarke

14

Lumb Bank, run an Arvon residential course along with Julia Copus

25

Oxford Brookes University, give a poetry reading

 

Readings & Workshops 2015

May

6

Eton College
Daljit will give a lunchtime poetry reading

6

Kingston University
Daljit will give a reading
7pm

13

Faber & Faber Museums Night with Daljit Nagra
Daljit will read from his own work and from that of his fellow Faber poet's work at the Faber offices

26

Print Room reading with Jo Shapcott, Declan Ryan and Faber Academy poets
http://www.the-print-room.org/theatre/spring-2015-season/poetry/

June

3

Keats' House
Daljit will MC a poetry event featuring Imitiaz Dharker and Bloodaxe Ten Black/Asian poets including Edward Doegar and Rishi Dastidar

4

Keats' House
Daljit will perform along with the band, Little Machine
7pm

6

Keats' House
Daljit will chair and perform poems about Parenting and Poetry alongside Owen Sheers, Claire Pollard and Fiona Benson
2pm

7

Keats' House
Closing Ceremony for Daljit as Poet in Residence. Daljit will read
along with Jo Shapcott, John Hegley and Michael Rosen
4.30pm

13

Vaughan School, West Harrow Fun Day
Daljit will MC poetry readings

26

Rudyard Kipling Festival in Rottingdean
Daljit will run a workshop and perform his work along with Annie Freud

July

13-18

The Hurst Arvon residential course
Daljit will teach along with Mimi Khalvati, guest poet Frances Leviston www.arvon.org/centres/the-hurst

25

Writing Change at The British Library
Daljit will chair an event about poets writing in times of conflict. He will be joined by Mourid Bharghouti, Rasha Abbas and Choman Hardi.
3pm

27-1

Ty Newydd residential course
Daljit will teach along with Pascale, guest poet Liz Berry Petit
www.llenyddiaethcymru.org/myth-making-a-poetry-course

September

19

Celebration of William Blake at Waterstones, Piccadilly Circus
Daljit will read from his work inspired by Blake
7pm

24

Dagenham Readfest Open Mic at Barking Library
Daljit will be guest reader and judge of the Dagenham Poetry Competition
6.30pm

27

Uxbridge Library Bigfest
Daljit will be a guest reader at the festival

29

Faber Academy Three Month Poetry Course, How to Write a Poem
click here for details
Daljit will start teaching along with Jo Shapcott

October

1

Southlands Arts Centre, West Drayton
www.southlandsarts.co.uk
Daljit will run one-to-one tutorial sessions
8pm

8

Radio 4 Poetry Takeover, We British
Daljit will be a panellist discussing Victorian poetry with Andrew Marr
7.30pm

17

Agenda Poetry Festival, East Sussex
Daljit will read along with Grace Nichols and Robin Robertson
6.30pm

30

Magma Poetry at the LRB Bookshop, Bloomsbury
Daljit will be guest reader for the launch of the latest issue of Magma
7pm

November

2

Foundation Bookshop, Central London
Daljit will be a guest reader for this lunchtime event
12.30pm

12

Kings College at Kings Chapel
Daljit will read alongside Sarah Howe on the theme of identity
8pm

15

Queen Mary College, Globe Road Poetry Festival
Daljit will be guest reader for the finale event
8pm

26

Nepal
Daljit will be guest reader and panellist in the second city, Biratnagar

 

Further information regarding Daljit's one-man show 2014

September

19

The Retold Ramayana: a live literature version of Ramayana A Retelling produced by Jaybird Live Literature
10.30am
St Peter's Church of England Academy Trust, Quarry Lane, Exeter.
A Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival schools only event for pupils aged 11 years and upwards, details at www.budlitfest.org.uk

 

October

1

The Retold Ramayana: a live literature version of Ramayana A Retelling produced by Jaybird Live Literature
(this may be a rehearsed reading rather than the full show - check for details)
Part of the Exeter Poetry Festival, details at exeterpoetryfestival.wordpress.com 

6

The Retold Ramayana: a live literature version of Ramayana A Retelling produced by Jaybird Live Literature
1.15pm
Durham Johnston School , Crossgate Moore, Durham DH1 4SU
Tickets: 0191 204 885, www.durhambookfestival.com
Price: 3.50

14

The Retold Ramayana: a live literature version of Ramayana A Retelling produced by Jaybird Live Literature
7.30pm
Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
Tickets: 0161 274 0600, www.manchesterliteraturefestival.co.uk
Prices: 6 / 5

15

The Retold Ramayana: a live literature version of Ramayana A Retelling produced by Jaybird Live Literature
7.30pm
Bridport Arts Centre, South St, Bridport, Dorset DT6 3NR
Tickets: 01308 427183, www.bridport-arts.com
Prices: 12 / 11 / 10 / 3

19

The Retold Ramayana: a live literature version of Ramayana A Retelling produced by Jaybird Live Literature
part of The Nottingham Festival of Words, details at www.nottwords.org.uk

23

The Retold Ramayana: a live literature version of Ramayana A Retelling produced by Jaybird Live Literature
7.30pm
Rich Mix Cinema and Arts Centre, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA
Tickets: 020 7613 7498, www.richmix.org.uk
Prices: 9 / 7

30

The Retold Ramayana: a live literature version of Ramayana A Retelling produced by Jaybird Live Literature
5pm
Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Rd, London W12 8LJ
Part of Storystock - the circus of stories. Details at www.storystock.co.uk