The Homeless Library will launch at The Southbank Centre, London with an open poetry and book-making workshop on 9 July, 4pm.
Homeless people have created a first-person history of British homelessness, exhibiting at The Poetry Library, Southbank 9 July-18 September. It includes individual testimonies, poetry and art written in handmade books, lending insight into experiences of Britain’s homeless. Meet the makers and create a handmade book with them, at The Poetry Library, Southbank on 9 July, 4-7pm.
A free 200 page ebook, The Homeless Library, including interviews, poems and artworks has been created as a catalogue for the exhibition and can be downloaded here: http://www.blurb.co.uk/ebooks/586385-the-homeless-library
Launch date: Saturday 9 July
Price: Free, all welcome
Venue: The Poetry Library, Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
0207 921 0943 for further details, or go to http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whatson/the-homeless-library-opening-event-1001672