Carol Ann Duffy's Shore to Shore Poetry Tour

11 March 2016

By Pan Macmillan

Celebrating poetry and community with the Poet Laureate and friends

Carol Ann Duffy, Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker, Jackie Kay, John Sampson plus special guests.

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 in June and July 2016, Carol Ann Duffy performed 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 was also accompanied by music from instrumentalist and composer John Sampson plus a special guest spot every night.

The Shore To Shore tour has now come to an end but you can listen back to readings from Carol Ann Duffy, Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker and Jackie Kay, recorded live at Hope Park & Martyrs Church, St Andrews on Saturday 2nd July 2016.


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