Readings and Events at the Centre for Poetry and Poetics


cppThe Centre for Poetry and Poetics is hosting a series of poetry events this term, several of which form part of Durham Book Festival. To keep track of all CPP events, follow the Centre on Facebook.

Saturday 12th October – T.S. Eliot Prize on Tour, Durham Town Hall, 6pm-7pm (http://www.thisisdurham.com/whats-on/durham-book-festival-ts-eliot-prize-on-tour-p719691) Ticketed

Thursday 17th October – Tim Clare and the Dead Poets, Empty Shop HQ , 35c Framwellgate Bridge, 7pm – 9pm. Free admission, all welcome!

Friday 18th October – Nuncle Music: An evening of Poetry, Music and Painting with Gareth Reeves, Edward Cheesman and Barrie Ormsby, Durham Cathedral Prior’s Hall, 5:30pm-7pm (http://www.thisisdurham.com/whats-on/durham-book-festival-nuncle-music-an-evening-of-poetry-music-and-painting-with-gareth-reeves-edward-cheesman-and-barrie-ormsby-p720391) Ticketed

Tuesday 22nd October – Noli Timere: A Celebration of the Work of Seamus Heaney, St Chad’s College Chapel, 6pm-7pm. Free admission, all welcome!

Tuesday 29th October – Paul Muldoon: An Evening with the Festival Laureate, Durham Cathedral Chapter House, 7pm-8pm (http://www.thisisdurham.com/whats-on/durham-book-festival-paul-muldoon-an-evening-with-the-festival-laureate-p720381)Ticketed

Tuesday 12th November – Michael O’Neill, Ivana Milankov, and James Sutherland-Smith, A roundtable discussion on modern poetry and translation, followed by a poetry reading in association with Arc Publications, St Cuthbert’s Society (Senior Common Room), Roundtable 6pm, Reading 7:15pm (http://www.arcpublications.co.uk/events) Free admission, all welcome!

Thursday 21st November – The Late Sessions: Open Mic Night, St Chad’s College Chapel, 9pm-10pm. Free admission, all welcome!

Tuesday 3rd December – John Clegg: The Gospel According to John, St Chad’s College Chapel, 6pm-7pm. Free admission, all welcome!

For your reference, a copy of the term card can be download here.

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