Poetry-next-the-Sea

Friday 9 to Sunday 11 May 2014
See website for dates and times of individual readings and activities.


Rowan Williams, Meg Peacocke, Gillian Beer, Hugh Cecil, Emily Berry, Andrew Motion, Fiona Sampson, David Harsent, Timothy Ades - A lovely atmosphere in which poetry can be shared without some of the pretentiousness that sometimes goes with it!

Poetry-next-the-Sea, The Maltings, Staithe Street, Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk Coast, NR23 1AU | Rowan Williams, Meg Peacocke, Gillian Beer, Hugh Cecil, Emily Berry, Andrew Motion, Fiona Sampson, David Harsent, Timothy Ades - A lovely atmosphere in which poetry can be shared without some of the pretentiousness that sometimes goes with it! | Poetry-next-the-Sea Poetry Festival Wells-next-the-Sea Norfolk Wendy Cope Raffaella Barker Elspeth Barker William Sieghart
Poetry-next-the-Sea, The Maltings, Staithe Street, Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk Coast, NR23 1AU | Rowan Williams, Meg Peacocke, Gillian Beer, Hugh Cecil, Emily Berry, Andrew Motion, Fiona Sampson, David Harsent, Timothy Ades - A lovely atmosphere in which poetry can be shared without some of the pretentiousness that sometimes goes with it! | Poetry-next-the-Sea Poetry Festival Wells-next-the-Sea Norfolk Wendy Cope Raffaella Barker Elspeth Barker William Sieghart
Poetry-next-the-Sea, The Maltings, Staithe Street, Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk Coast, NR23 1AU | Rowan Williams, Meg Peacocke, Gillian Beer, Hugh Cecil, Emily Berry, Andrew Motion, Fiona Sampson, David Harsent, Timothy Ades - A lovely atmosphere in which poetry can be shared without some of the pretentiousness that sometimes goes with it! | Poetry-next-the-Sea Poetry Festival Wells-next-the-Sea Norfolk Wendy Cope Raffaella Barker Elspeth Barker William Sieghart
Poetry-next-the-Sea, The Maltings, Staithe Street, Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk Coast, NR23 1AU | Rowan Williams, Meg Peacocke, Gillian Beer, Hugh Cecil, Emily Berry, Andrew Motion, Fiona Sampson, David Harsent, Timothy Ades - A lovely atmosphere in which poetry can be shared without some of the pretentiousness that sometimes goes with it! | Poetry-next-the-Sea Poetry Festival Wells-next-the-Sea Norfolk Wendy Cope Raffaella Barker Elspeth Barker William Sieghart

• Former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams and M. R. (Meg) Peacocke will read their Poems.
• Emily Berry, Forward Award winner 2013 for best first Collection, will be reading with former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion, who will be focussing on his recent work, “The Customs House”
• Dame Gillian Beer will be giving a talk entitled ‘Dream Touch’– relating to Wuthering Heights, Hardy poems, ‘In Memoriam’, Wilfred Owen and others.
• Elaine Feinstein will read her translations of ‘Maiden of Ice’ by Marina Tsetsaeva alongside Timothy Ades who will be reading his translations TBC
• Ivor Gurney - A film is to be shown; entitled ‘Severn and Somme’ – about his life, music and poetry.
• Dr Hugh Cecil will be talking about Edward J. Thompson, poet of World War 1, a talk entitled “From Basra to the Crusader Coast”
• Pioneers of the newly formed Roehampton Poetry Centre and Prize, Professors Fiona Sampson and David Harsent will be reading together and will also be giving Poetry workshops.

Price: See website for prices.

Location: The Maltings, Staithe Street, Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk Coast, NR23 1AU

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Poetry-next-the-Sea Poetry Festival Wells-next-the-Sea Norfolk Wendy Cope Raffaella Barker Elspeth Barker William Sieghart

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