Prince Charles to launch National Poetry Day with Heaney poem

Prince Charles to launch National Poetry Day with Heaney poem
 

The Prince of Wales is to read Seamus Heaney's poem The Shipping Forecast to mark the start of National Poetry Day.
The recording will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme as part of the annual nationwide poetry celebration.
This year's theme is Messages, and the public are being encouraged to "say it with a poem".
The Royal Mail will also use a special postmark on millions of items on Thursday.
In addition, 40 BBC local radio stations have engaged 40 poets to celebrate England's best-loved local landmarks in verse.
"A poem can reach places that prose just... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 37
Source: BBC
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