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Durham University

Department of English Studies

Event Archive

This is an archive of past events within the Department of English Studies. Please see our current events for forthcoming activities.

Some of our public events are recorded and are available as podcasts via our Research English At Durham blog.

Simon Armitage at Chad’s

11th October 2018, 18:00 to 19:00, St Chad's College

Join award-winning poet Simon Armitage for this intimate reading in the beautiful setting of St Chad’s Chapel.

Simon Armitage is the author of numerous poetry collections, including The Unaccompanied, Paper Aeroplane: Selected Poems 1989–2014 and Zoom! He has also published fiction and non-fiction. He is Oxford Professor of Poetry and in 2017 was appointed Professor of Poetry at the University of Leeds.

This event is part of Durham Book Festival, and is held in partnership with the Literary Birds conference at Durham University.

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