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Live Event Films: take a tour of Peace Camp

Something extraordinary happened in the summer of 2012 as part of the London 2012 Festival. Inspired by the Olympic Truce, whose roots date back to Ancient Greece, renowned director Deborah Warner was commissioned to create a coastal installation encircling the UK in collaboration with actor Fiona Shaw. Browse the website to explore Peace Camp online: watch films of the event, read love poetry, hear the soundscape, and contribute to the ongoing online project.


    Contribute your favourite poem, a personal dedication or a photo of your visit to Peace Camp to our collection.

  • Peace Camp Live

    Watch our beautiful film of Peace Camp illuminating and murmuring at Cuckmere Haven in Sussex from dusk til dawn.

  • Photo Comp Winners

    We were delighted to receive so many lovely entries to the Peace Camp Photography Competition. Have a browse through the winning shots.

  • London 2012 Festival

    Peace Camp is part of the London 2012 Festival. Visit the website to see other associated cultural events.

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Carol Anne Duffy

Warming Her Pearls

Carol Anne Duffy

Englad | Present

for Judith Radstone


Next to my own skin, her pearls. My mistress

bids me wear them, warm them, until evening

when I'll brush her hair. At six, I place them

round her cool, white throat. All day I think of her,

resting in the Yellow Room, contemplating silk…

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