PJ Harvey will be giving a live performance as part of the London Literature Festival’s National Poetry Day Live, Thursday 6 October 2016, at 18:30 in the Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall. She will close the day’s events with readings from The Hollow of The Hand, in addition to new works. For more information on the free event, click here.

Following that, Harvey will read ‘An Initiation’ from The Hollow of the Hand live on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune at 19:00, broadcasting live from Royal Festival Hall’s Foyer. Click here for more information and to tune in (UK Only).

PJ Harvey will also be introducing and reading a new poem called ‘Grouse Pen’, which will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row between 19:15 and 19:45. Click here for more information and to tune in (UK Only).


PJ Harvey is returning to Australasia in January with her full 10-piece band for 7 shows in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, Wellington and Brisbane. These will be PJ Harvey’s first live dates in Australia and New Zealand since 2012, with a show that is receiving rave reviews from audiences in the US and across Europe.

Tuesday 17 January, 2017
Fremantle Arts Centre  – Perth, WA
Tickets available via http://bit.ly/2bWGsdU

Thursday 19 January, 2017
Thebarton Theatre – Adelaide, SA
Tickets available via http://bit.ly/2bSxOMd

Saturday 21 January, 2017
Sidney Myer Music Bowl – Melbourne, VIC
Tickets available via http://bit.ly/2byz1FH

Sunday 22 January, 2017
ICC Sydney Theatre – Sydney, NSW
Tickets available via http://bit.ly/2caaN6i

Tuesday 24 January, 2017
Logan Campbell Centre – Auckland, NZ
Tickets available via http://bit.ly/2cnVL1g

Wednesday 25 January, 2017
Michael Fowler Centre – Wellington, NZ
Tickets available via http://bit.ly/2bSxugo

Friday 27 January, 2017
Tivoli Theatre – Brisbane, QLD
Tickets available via http://bit.ly/2bykzCs

Tickets available from Thursday 1 September.