Wednesday, February 27, 2013


Last Thursday I was at the Fitzwilliam Museum for a reading by poet Owen Sheers as part of his residency for the Thresholds project - an ambitious project curated by Carol Anne Duffy. You can read more about it here. Ten poets have been resident in ten of Cambridge's museums and collections and whilst most are heading home to craft poems from their experiences there are more events and readings coming up:

New Events
Gillian Clarke, National Poet of Wales
Thursday 14 March 1pm
Museum of Zoology, Downing St, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ
Admission is free, no need to book
Step Inside with Thresholds poets
Daljit Nagra, Jo Shapcott, Ann Gray  present work in progress
Tuesday 19 March 6.30pm -8pm
The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Downing Street CB2 3DZ
Booking:  Telephone: 01223 766 766
New blogs on our website from Imtiaz Dharker, Ann Gray and Sean Borodale:
Recordings of Thresholds readings from Sean Borodale, Don Paterson, and Owen Sheers: Go to:  and click on downloads
Carol Ann Duffy sends a Valentine’s message:
 There is still time to book for our 2 Thresholds events next week
Daljit Nagra
5 March 6.30pm (doors open from 6pm)
The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Downing Street CB2 3DZ
Liz Haslemere:  01223 333516
Ann Gray
6 March 5.45pm The Botanic Garden, Continents Apart, Glasshouse Range
Entry by Brookside Gate.  No need to book.
Coming soon
More recordings of readings, new events and date for final event in May with Carol Ann Duffy and the Thresholds Poets.
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