Spoken Word & Open Mic Night (25th November)

When: 25th November, 19.15-21.15 Where: Lindsfarne Centre, St Aidan's College Tickets: Free; let us know you're coming via Facebook A fantastic opportunity to get the conversation flowing around gender roles and the ‘harmful boxes’ we often feel that we have to fit in to in order to be accepted. This special night of Spoken Word... Continue Reading →

Kate Clanchy: Poems for Durham Lumiere (Poetry reading, 14th November)

When: 14th November, 17.00-18.30 Where: Old Library, Grey College Free, booking not required but let us know you are coming and spread the word via our Facebook event. Celebrate the start of Durham Lumiere 2019 in this free event with poet and teacher, Kate Clanchy. Kate Clanchy will read from and talk about her new... Continue Reading →

New Podcast: Sounds Unreal

Stream here or download via your favourite podcast player. Sound is part of our everyday life experience, but it’s hard to understand and define its meaning and workings; sound can feel strange or unfamiliar when we try to put it into words. Professor Helen Abbott, a specialist in nineteenth-century French poetry and music at the... Continue Reading →

New Podcast: Liz Berry’s Locations and Locutions

Stream here or download via your favourite podcast player. The title of Liz Berry’s first, multi-award-winning poetry collection, Black Country, signals her place of birth - and unsurprisingly the book was described by reviewers as a ‘sooty, soaring hymn to her native West Midlands’. A more symbolic place is visited in her second pamphlet, The... Continue Reading →

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