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Baudelaire: Botanist of the Sidewalk

Kings Place - 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG.

Charles Baudelaire

Held jointly with Poet in the City, this event explored the life and legacy of the remarkable French poet Charles Baudelaire who was a Flaneur, steeped in city life and whose poems celebrate the extraordinary psychogeography of the streets. The event featured Professor Helen Abbott who leads the amazing Baudelaire Song Project University of Birmingham, Matthew Beaumont from UCL, and Lauren Elkin - author of Flâneuse: Women Walk the City, with readings of poems by actor Dylan Read