John Clare Society website

to promote a wider and deeper knowledge of the poet, John Clare

Online symposium, 5-7pm, Thursday, 19 November 2020

An online symposium to celebrate the recent publication of Palgrave Advances in John Clare Studies, edited by Simon Kövesi and Erin Lafford, will be held on Thursday, 19 November between 17:00 and 19:00 GMT.

The symposium is free to all, and will feature panels of short 5 minute talks from the authors in the collection, followed by questions and answers.

Registered attendees will receive a 20% discount code to purchase the collection.

To register go to:

BBC radio programmes on Clare which you can catch online

All sorts of stuff on John Clare online, as listed below (click on the links):

BBC World Service (1991) ‘Omnibus: John Clare’

Ted Hughes reads John Clare ‘Nightingale’s Nest’, Westminster Abbey (1993)

BBC Radio 4 Programme (2004) ‘Open Country’

BBC Radio 4 Programme (2008) ‘John Clare The Lament of Swordy Well’

BBC Radio 4 Programme (2018) ‘In Our Time: John Clare’

BBC Radio 4 (2015) ‘Great Lives: John Clare’

Happy listening!