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‘The Meeting’: Reading and Writing Through John Clare. At Peterborough Central Library and Archives, on Thurs 6 June, Sat 8 June, Thurs 27 June, and Sat 29 June 2019. All 10 am to 2 pm.
Free workshops. Suitable for ages 16+.
Each session is different so sign up for as many as you want. Sessions limited to 12 people so you must book early.
For detail visit the website.
1. 11 June at 7pm. A short walk and talk around her exhibiton (Found in the Fields) which runs weekdays 10 am to 5pm until 19 July.
2. 26 June at 7.30pm. £8 entry. An illustrated talk about Clare and how her work as a painter and printmaker has responded to his poetry.
The June meeting will be on Tuesday 11 June in the Board Room of the Faculty of English, 9 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP. Tim Fulford from De Montfort University will introduce ‘A New Online Edition of a Labouring Class Poet: Bloomfield as Clare’s Predecessor’. Open to all. Bring your own lunch. Drinks provided. 1 – 2pm.
Simon Kovesi has set up an exciting new project – The Meeting: Reading and Writing through John Clare. As part of this project is a free series of workshops, starting on Saturday 18 May, in Manchester Central Library. Soon there will be parallel workshops in Peterborough and Bradford. Here’s the link.
The idea is to bring people in who have never done anything like this before.
All sorts of stuff on John Clare online, as listed below (click on the links):
Wildlife Printing exhibition from 2 March to 10 April at the Donald Watson Gallery, Waterston House, Aberlady EH32 OPY. For detail visit www.the-soc.org.uk.
At Brook Street Pottery in Hay on Wye from 11 May.
At Yew Tree Gallery at Morvah twixt St Ives and St Just in Cornwall, from 1 June.
Carry will be speaking about her work and John Clare’s poetry at Lincoln Wildlife Trust on 27 March, and later at Buford Festival and Earls Barton Festival.