Howl: A Fiftieth Birthday Celebration




In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the very first publication of Allen Ginsberg's iconic masterpiece  'Howl'


Announcing a poetry reading and film screening



An evening of poetry will include:


A live reading of 'HOWL'  on stage 



A live reading of their great poetry by:


Adrian Mitchell 


Michael Horovitz


Aidan Andrew Dun

Voice of Kings Cross (reciting from 'Vale Royal')


Joe Duggan  champion Irish verse  




A screening of 'Wholly Communion'

Peter Whitehead's brilliant film of the 1965 International Poetry Incarnation at the Royal Albert Hall featuring Allen Ginsberg, Adrian Mitchell, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gregory Corso, Michael Horovitz, Alex Trocchi, Pete Brown, Ernst Jandl, Daniel Richter, Harry Fainlight, Christopher Logue and John Esam.

(33 mins)



A screening of highlights of

'Allen Ginsberg Live in London'

Diva Pictures unique film of Allen Ginsberg's last UK stage performance at Heaven nightclub, London 1995. (20mins)



Refreshments will be served






The Hall

The Art Workers Guild

6 Queen Square


London WC1N 3AT for more venue details please click here   Holborn or Russell Square tubes


the time:

6.00 pm - 10.00 pm

(including intervals)



Wednesday 1st November 2006

(this event has already passed and was excellent)

Precisely 50 years to the day from the very first publication of 'Howl and Other Poems' at City Lights Bookshop San Francisco


Tickets: £10.00 (including food and drink)





With thanks to Lee Harris.


Copyright C 1984, 1995, The Allen Ginsberg Trust.