Derby Book Festival: Opening Event - Carol Ann Duffy with John Sampson
Friday 3rd June 2016, 7:30pm - doors open at 6:45pm
Tickets available from Derby QUAD Box Office.
Carol Ann Duffy, the Poet Laureate, brings an event of light and shade, laughter and reflection to Derby Cathedral to open the second Derby Book Festival. She will read from her acclaimed poetry collections, including The World’s Wife, The Bees and other works. Her writing explores both everyday experience and our inner worlds in deceptively simple, accessible and profound poems. Carol Ann will be accompanied by John Sampson, her 'favourite court musician', who will take us on a virtuoso tour through musical highlights of the past 500 years, played on a fascinating collection of period and modern instruments.
Image: Carol Ann Duffy and John Sampson, by Michael Moore