University of Cambridge > > Sir Andrew Motion Visits Cambridge in War Poets Event

Sir Andrew Motion Visits Cambridge in War Poets Event

Add to your list(s) Send you e-mail reminders

Former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion will be reading at ‘When the Sun Shone in Vain: Edward Thomas and the War Poets’ on the 4th June, 2014, a special event at Hughes Hall to mark the centennial anniversary of the outbreak of World War One.

Focusing on the poetry of Edward Thomas, among other war poets, he will also read extracts from his new collection, The Customs House, which includes the sequence of war poems, Laurels and Donkeys which draws on soldiers’ experiences from the First and Second World Wars, through to the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Sir Andrew will answer questions about Thomas as well as his own writing and will be signing copies of The Customs House.

The event will take place in the Pavilion Room at Hughes Hall, on Wednesday 4th June, at 7pm. To buy a ticket, RSVP to Tickets cost £7-00 / £6-00 Hughesians

Other views and ways to subscribe

You can include this list in your own website. Read the Instructions on how to include a list in your site and then click on 'Create Custom View' above to get started.

List Managers

Each talk has an organiser. Please contact them in the first instance if you have a query about a particular talk. Only contact one of the people below if you have a question about the list, such as whether your talk or series could be added.

(In order to see the manager's details, such as their e-mail, you will need to have an account and log in)

Lists included in this list

This list does not include any other list

Lists that include this list

Note that ex-directory lists are not shown.


© 2006-2024, University of Cambridge. Contact Us | Help and Documentation | Privacy and Publicity