The East End of Isaac Rosenberg
Sunday April 1
WALK: THE EAST END OF ISAAC ROSENBERG
Clive Bettington will lead a walk through the East End on the 100th anniversary of the
disappearance of Isaac Rosenberg on the Western Front. He will discuss how the area affected the poetry and painting of this troubled genius.
Meet at 11.00am at Aldgate tube. Minimum donation £10. All proceeds to Isaac Rosenberg Memorial fund
Isaac Rosenberg grew up in appalling poverty, was frequently ill and received an indifferent education. Despite all this he won a scholarship to the prestigious Slade School of Art and is now recognised as one of the greatest British poets of the Great War, second only maybe to Wilfred Owen.