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 www.eventbrite.co.uk or at childrenspoly-olbion.exeter.ac.uk. There will also be a limited number of tickets available on the door. The full schedule will available online.