Friday 5 to Sunday 7 May 2017
Most events locally are cancelled due to Coronavirus / Covid-19. We will remove this message when government restrictions are lifted, but until then please assume events are not taking place.
This year’s theme is Beyond Frontiers which will also be the subject for the symposium on Sunday 7th May.
We are delighted to confirm that this year’s artists include:
Sir Jonathan Bate CBE
Dame Gillian Beer
Michael Symmons Roberts
Terry Waite CBE
We will also be hosting the World Premiere of The Singing Glacier a multi-media presentation with poems by Helen Mort, music composed by William Carslake and performed by The Little Baroque Company, Helen Kruger - violin, Carina Drury - cello, Cait Walker - oboe and Jamie Akersand - theorbo and a film directed by Richard Jones.
Sun, a collaboration between poet Katrina Porteous and composer Peter Zinovieff, explores our nearest star using images from NASA.
A symposium at midday on Sunday 7th will close the festival.
Artist Chloe Steele will exhibit her work inspired by the work of the poets.
Price: See website for tickets and prices
Location: Alderman Peel High School, Market Lane, Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk Coast
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