Bestselling author of War Horse and Private Peaceful, Michael Morpurgo joins the Coope Boyes and Simpson a cappella trio and the Paul Rans Ensemble from Flanders, Belgium, for an unforgettable evening of poetry and music marking the centenary of the First World War. Taking place on 25th August, 6.30 pm at King's Place, London. The evening is a cooperation between The Representation of the Government of Flanders in the UK and the ‘In Flanders Fields Museum’ in Ieper (Ypres) in Belgium.
Michael will read a selection of war poems, including some by his own grandfather, the eminent Belgian scholar, poet and playwright Emile Cammaerts, accompanied by a selection of English and Flemish songs, both traditional and written by Coope Boyes and Simpson and Paul Rans, capturing the spirit of the Great War.
To book tickets, call 020 7520 1490 or go to King's Place website
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