Celebrating poetry and community with the Poet Laureate and friends.

19th June to 2nd July 2016

Featuring Carol Ann Duffy, Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker Jackie Kay, John Sampson plus special guest poets.

Carol Ann Duffy is a bold, original voice and one of Britain’s best-loved poets, she was appointed Poet Laureate in 2009.

Over fourteen consecutive days across Britain from Cornwall to Scotland, Carol Ann Duffy will perform alongside three of the fellow poets whom she most admires: Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker and, the new Makar, National Poet for Scotland, Jackie Kay. Each evening will be accompanied by music from instrumentalist and composer John Sampson plus a special guest spot every night.

Tickets include a copy of the Shore to Shore commemorative tour programme (distributed on the night). 

There will be a book stall at the event which is followed by an author signing. 

For more information visit www.carolannduffyandfriends.com

We are also running a poetry competition celebrating poetry and community alongside the Shore to Shore tour, which is now open for entries. 
Full details and how to enter available here.  

Sunday 19th June 2016

Falmouth in association with Falmouth Booksellers, Falmouth
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Monday 20th June 2016

Bath in association with Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights, Bath
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Tuesday 21st June 2016

Oxford in association with Blackwell's Oxford
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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Chipping Norton in association with Jaffe & Neale, Chipping Norton
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Wednesday 22nd June 2016

Monmouth in association with Rossiter Books, Monmouth
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Thursday 23rd 2016

Crickhowell in association with Book-ish, Crickhowell
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Friday 24th June 2016

Bridgnorth in association with Wenlock Books, Bridgnorth
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Saturday 25th June 2016

Oswestry in association with Booka Bookshop, Oswestry
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Sunday 26th June 2016

Caernarfon in association with Palas Print, Caernarfon
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Monday 27th June 2016 

Bramhall in association with Simply Books, Bramhall
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Tuesday 28th June 2016

Carlisle in association with Bookends, Carlisle
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Wednesday 29th June 2016

Corbridge in association with Forum Books, Corbridge
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Thursday 30th June 2016

St Boswells in association with Mainstreet Trading, St Boswells
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Friday 1st July 2016

Biggar in association with Atkinson-Pryce Books
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Saturday 2nd July 2016

St Andrews in association with Topping & Company Booksellers, St Andrews
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