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William Blake: A Live Literature Celebration

William Blake, ‘Beatrice Addressing Dante from the Car’ 1824–7
William Blake, Beatrice Addressing Dante from the Car 1824–7. Tate

Join an immersive performance celebrating William Blake

Bringing together music, dance, spoken word and visual imagery, this unique performance reflects the spiritual power of Blake’s creative work across different art forms. It is devised and directed by Valerie Doulton, and performed by The Live Literature Company.

The event features music by John Tavener, Benjamin Britten, Vaughan Williams and Bob Dylan, alongside readings of Blake’s poems, and projections of his visual images. Performers include Sam Fairbrother, Michael Horovitz, William Jonah, Vanessa Vie and Madeleine Worrall, with a live band featuring Jem Doulton, Alex Ward and Sant Horro.

With an additional ticket, attendees can enjoy a private view of the exhibition William Blake: The Artist after the performance.

Produced in collaboration with the Live Literature Company.

Tate Britain

The Clore Auditorium

Millbank
London SW1P 4RG
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Date & Time

20 September 2019 at 18.30–20.00

Followed by an optional private view of William Blake: The Artist 20.00 - 21.00

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