As in a Glasse, this Isle Survay: Nature and Landscape Writing in Britain ()

A weekend literary festival featuring major British writers and academics exploring the themes of The Faerie Land exhibition: the interplay between poetry, art, memory and the British landscape.

Confirmed speakers include: Paul Farley (poet; broadcaster; winner of Whitbread Poetry Prize; co-author of Edgelands); Jerry Brotton (A History of the World in Twelve Maps; BBC4’s Maps: Power, Plunder and Possession); Charlotte Scott (Shakespeare’s Nature; The New Oxford Shakespeare); Stephen Walter (groundbreaking artist-cartographer; The Island: London Mapped); Tim Dee (BBC radio producer; author of The Running Sky), Michael Symmons Roberts  (poet; winner of the Forward Prize, the Costa Book Award and the Whitbread Prize for Poetry).

 Dates: Saturday 19th September and Sunday 20th September

Tickets will cost £8/£6 for individual talks and can be booked through or at There will also be a limited number of tickets available on the door. The full schedule will available online.