The Poetry Pharmacy Forever: New Prescriptions to Soothe, Revive and Inspire

William Sieghart CBE is an entrepreneur, philanthropist and author of the hugely successful Poetry Pharmacy and Poetry Pharmacy Returns. He was the founder of the Forward Prizes for Poetry and in 1994 founded National Poetry Day.

After the tumult of the last years, William Sieghart prescribes the perfect poem for a variety of life’s ailments, offering hope and comfort to readers in need. He draws on the emails he received from the public during multiple lockdowns, as well as tried-and-true classics from his in-person pharmacies, to create an essential anthology of poetry for our times. Whether you’re searching for guidance, hope, or simply a moment of beauty, The Poetry Pharmacy Forever provides solace, joy and inspiration.




19 Jul 2024




Pavilion Arts Centre

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  • Fri 19 Jul 2024 12.30pm - 1.30pm Book