A feast of poetry on the south bank: this festival was founded by English poet Ted Hughes. It aims to unsettle and inspire.
Poets include Sujata Bhatt, Ana Blandiana, Carolyn Forché, Durs Grünbein, Robert Hass, Kutti Revathi, Nikola Madzirov, Mohamed El Deeb, Patrick McGuinness and Don Paterson. Plus many others in readings, workshops, innovative spoken-word performances, free events, poetry films, exhibitions and new commissions and translations.
You can find the full details here http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whatson/festivals-series/poetry-international and the programme here http://issuu.com/southbank_centre/docs/89288_poetry_international_lr_pdf_p.