Carol Ann Duffy’s Poem for the Centenary of the Armistice to be Read on Beaches Around Britain, 11 November 2018

A nationwide beach event organised by director Danny Boyle to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War will take place tomorrow, 11 November, Armistice Day. Danny…

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‘Peace At Last: A Portrait of Armistice Day, 11 November 1918’ by Guy Cuthbertson (Yale U. P., October 2018) Now Published.

This new book by Owen biographer Dr Guy Cuthbertson uses letters, diaries and newspapers to build an hour-by-hour account of 11 November 1918, the day that brought the First World…

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Jean Moorcroft Wilson and William Graves to Discuss New Graves Biography at the Wimbledon Bookfest, 11 October 2018

Dr Jean Moorcroft Wilson's new biography of Robert Graves in the years 1895 - 1929, a period which included Graves joining the Army as an officer at the age of…

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Songs of Darkness, Dreams of Light: Isaac Rosenberg Poem to Feature in BBC’s ‘Last Night of the Proms’.

Latest (19/09/2018): A video recording of this new composition by Roxanna Panufnik which used lines from Isaac Rosenberg's poem 'In the Underworld' and formed the opening performance of Last Night of the Proms 2018,…

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Siegfried Sassoon Fellowship Annual Conference and AGM, Marlborough College, Wiltshire, SN8 1PA, 20 Oct 2018

20 October 2018, 10:30–17:30: Siegfried Sassoon Fellowship Annual Conference and AGM, Marlborough College, Wiltshire, SN8 1PA. Further details: https://www.facebook.com/events/280041856127579 or visit the SSF's website at http://www.sassoonfellowship.org/H-Events.html.

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3 October 2018, 7.30 p.m.: The Bach Choir: Performance of Britten’s ‘War Requiem’ with Poetry and Other Readings, at Westminster Cathedral, London

To mark the centenary this Autumn of the end of the First World War, and on the theme of 'Unity', The Bach Choir will perform Benjamin Britten's War Requiem at Westminster…

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Ivor Gurney: poet and composer. Free Event at King’s School Gloucester, GL1 2BG, 27 June 2018

Ivor Gurney: poet and composer Free Event At the Ivor Gurney Hall; King's School Gloucester, Gloucester, GL1 2BG 7.30 pm and 8.30 pm, Wednesday, 27 June 2018 Tel: 07739910510 EMAIL FREE EVENT…

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1 November 2018, 6.30 p.m. to 7.45 p.m.: Guy Cuthbertson To Give 2018 Chatterton Lecture on Poetry on Edward Thomas, at the British Academy, London

On Thursday 1 November 2018, 6.30 p.m. to 7.45 p.m., Dr Guy Cuthbertson of Liverpool Hope University will give the this year's Chatterton Lecture on Poetry, on Edward Thomas, titled 'I…

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