Event 34

Poems in the garden


Venue: Jardín Romeral de San Marcos

A new instalment of Propios y Ajenos (Our Own and Others' Works), a cycle of live poetry readings now in its 15th year as part of Hay Festival Segovia will take place in the Romeral de San Marcos, the private garden of the landscape designer and architect Leandro Silva, whose work included the restoration of the Botanical Gardens of Madrid. José Antonio Municio, an expert on the garden's history, will reveal some of its secrets.

The winner of the 35th LOEWE Poetry Prize, Reiniel Pérez Ventura, will read poems from his collection of poems Las sílabas y el cuerpo. Museologist Julia Casaravilla, poet Carlos Aganzo, UK Ambassador to Spain Hugh Elliott, ambassador of Belgium in Spain, Gerard Cockx, Hay Festivals CEO Julie Finch, writer Elia Barceló, artisan Belén Ferrier, poets Amelia Iglesias, Angélica Tanarro and Carlos Hernández-Lahoz as well as the President of the Hay Festivals Caroline Michel will read their own texts or those of their favourite poets in a stroll through the leafy corners of the Jardín Romeral de San Marcos. The readers will be led by masters of ceremony Cristina Ward and Félix Valdivieso.

Event with readings in Spanish, English and French.

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Poems in the garden