26 Jan 2017: An Evening with Will: my Shakespeare book: Torriano fundraiser.With distinguished actress EVE PEARCE. 99 Torriano Avenue, London NW5.
5 April 2017: Robert Desnos, l’Homme et le Poète – Lover, Resistant: Cercle Français, The Highgate Society, 10a South Grove, London N6.
22 April 2017: My bookstall at Cranleigh Village Hall
29 April 2017: My bookstall at Salisbury Guildhall
11 June 2017: My bookstall at Highgate, Lauderdale House
Sunday 11 & Tuesday 13 June (afternoons): in ‘Pop-up Shakespeare’ on the Parkland Walk, north London. Sonnets with and without E.
Wed 21 February, 2018 Solo reading at Bedford
20 June 2017: Eve Pearce joins me for ‘An Evening With Will’, at Highgate Lit & Sci Institution. Our National Bard’s amorous affairs, without omitting A, I, O, or U. At last, all is plain!
22 June: Collège Français Bilingue de Londres (London NW5)
16 September: Bookstall, Winchester Guildhall
29 Sept Desnos & Rhyming Translation: Translation Festival, University of Exeter
30 September: Bookstall, Poetry Book Fair, Conway Hall, London
1 October: Poemathon for refugees, Dugdale Hall, Enfield
Monday 9 October at 1pm, at the Royal Academy, Dawn speaks about her exhibition Dalí/Duchamp. Advisable to book in due course.
14 Oct Bookstall, Witney Town Hall, Oxfordshire
Wednesday 18 October, at 7pm, I present my 527-page book Robert Desnos, Surrealist, Lover, Resistant in the Institut Français, Queensberry Place. His super-exciting poems with my versions alongside.
Sun 22 October: I assemble some Translator-Poets: Highgate Lit & Sci Institution, evening. Drinks & canapés, thanks to Dawn.
6 November: DESNOS at Thousand Monkeys, The Keep, Guildford
18&19 November: Bookstall, Brighton football stadium, Falmer
29 November: I read at the piano recital by Clara Rodríguez in St James’s Church, Piccadilly. 7.30pm
9 December: Bookstall, Winchester Guildhall
Tues 12 December: Authors’ Club lunch: I speak on Robert Desnos. National Liberal Club, 1 Whitehall Place, SW1.