ﬁg-2 is hosting a week of encounters with poet, environmental activist and public speaker Simon Welsh, who will be delivering a series of forty–two minute lectures, starting on Monday at 7pm; Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 5pm. Welsh’s lectures incorporate his world view on the interconnecting forces that are at play in humanity today, embarking upon margins of new spirituality and cultural mythology. ﬁg-2 will host a poetry cafe on Thursdayevening between 6:30 – 8:30pm where Welsh delivers immediate poems for the individual members of the audience responding to their set of choices. Welsh’s project will conclude with ﬁfteen minute long poetic portrait sessions held on Saturday and Sunday between 2 and 6pm. Please book your place for the poetic portrait sessions by emailing info@ﬁg2.co.uk.