Shahidha Bari

Shahidha Bari is a Professor at University of the Arts London. She works in the fields of poetry, philosophy and visual culture. She is the author of “Keats and Philosophy” (2012) and “Dressed: The Secret Life of Clothes” (2019). Shahidha is the presenter of BBC Radio 3's nightly arts and ideas programme Free Thinking and the occasional host of BBC Radio 4's Front Row and Saturday Review. She writes for The Guardian, Frieze art magazine, The Observer and the TLS among others. In 2011, she was a BBC New Generation Thinker, and in 2016, she was the winner of The Observer Anthony Burgess Arts Journalism Prize. She was Chair of Judges for the Forward Prizes for Poetry in 2019.

Past Events

5x15 Notting Hill - Poetry and Lyrics

The Tabernacle, W11
The Tabernacle, W11
Event Featuring

5x15 at the Tabernacle with Jeremy Irons, Billy Bragg, Shahidha Bari, William Sieghart and Jackie Kay talking about the power of poetry and lyrics