Simon Armitage Laureate's Library Tour

Saturday 9 March 2024

Poet Laureate Simon Armitage embarks on a new leg of his ten-year tour of the UK’s libraries, performing at The Hive in Worcester.

Each spring this decade, Simon Armitage will give readings across the UK, from the flagship libraries of the big cities to smaller libraries serving rural and remote communities. Using the alphabet as a compass, his journey will celebrate the library as one of the great and necessary institutions.

The H - K Libraries leg of the Laureate's Library Tour will take place between 5 - 12 March 2024 and will be stopping off at The Hive on Saturday 9th March.

Booking for this event is essential - and tickets will be available (online only) from 10am on Saturday 27th January, via the booking link provided. Tickets are free and will be limited to two tickets per booking.

Age 11+ (poetry can contain strong language)

Book your place here from 10am on Saturday 27 January.

Join Simon Armitage and his guest, Amelie Simon - Worcestershire's Young Poet Laureate, for this special event.


More information on this tour can be viewed at or email with queries.