An Imaginary Circus (Free show, 15th October)

What do a master glass-blower, an itinerant ballad-singer, and the acrobat's forgotten daughter have in common? They are all part of an imaginary circus. Enter the big tent of Belka Productions' charming one-man show, in St Chad's College Chapel on 15th October, from 21.30. This is a free event, open to all. The Imaginary Circus is... Continue Reading →


Happy National Poetry Day 2015

Today, 8th October, is National Poetry Day – the nationwide celebration of poetry and all things poetical. This year, you're invited to speak, think, act, love, live and dream “like a poet”. Get inspired by listening to some of our poetry recordings and talks, or by coming along to some of the fantastic poetry events happening in Durham... Continue Reading →

The Poems That Made Me: A Reading With Durham Book Festival Laureate Sinéad Morrissey (16th October)

Join award-winning poet Sinéad Morrissey, this year's Durham's Book Festival Laureate, as she shares her 'Poems That Made Me.' Sinéad will be reading and discussing poems by Wilfred Owen, Elizabeth Bishop and others who have influenced her writing. All are welcome to this free event in the Birley Room, Hatfield College, from 5.30 on Friday 16th October. Sinéad... Continue Reading →

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