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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.

Scaling the Galleries

11th October 2018, 19:00 to 21:00, The Oriental Museum, Helen Mort

Climb the galleries of the Oriental Museum with award-winning poet Helen Mort, in this Durham Book Festival event.

To coincide with the museum’s Scaling the Heights exhibition about mountains and mountaineering literature, Helen makes a welcome return to Durham to present a selection of her poetry and prose interspersed with excerpts from contemporary accounts of historic Himalayan climbing expeditions.

This is a promenade event with limited tickets available.

Contact the Oriental Museum to book a place via email at
or phone 0191 334 5694.

Contact for more information about this event.

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