The former Poet Laureate will present an evening of poems and reflections on Saturday 7 September aboard City Cruises flagship vessel, Millennium Diamond. As the boat sets off from Tower Pier, you can look forward to a celebration of London's greatest waterway and the many myths, poems and stories it has inspired. Passengers will be offered a glass of wine on arrival and canapés throughout the cruise, with access to a cash bar.
Want to win two tickets to this delightful literary Thames Festival event? Pen us a few lines on the River Thames - be it rhyming couplet, haiku, limerick, sonnet or epic poem - and submit them in the comments.
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED - THANK YOU FOR YOUR WONDERFUL ENTRIES! CONGRATULATIONS TO MITOMANO.
Our friends at Thames Festival will pick their favourite after 5pm on Wednesday 4 September and we'll notify the winner by email.
Tickets for this cruise, which takes place on Saturday 7 September departing at 4pm cost £22 per person and can be booked at City Cruises website. You can also book for one in the company of historian Dan Cruickshank on Monday 9 September, departing at 7.30pm.
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