Lest We Forget - Poetry of the Great War


Since September 2011, I have been doing monthly WW1 poetry readings at the National Trust's Sandham Memorial Chapel.

Dates for 2017:-
  • Saturday 4th March
  • Saturday 1st April
  • Saturday  6th May
  • Sunday 4th June
  • Sunday 9th July
  • Sunday 6th August
  • Sunday 3rd September
  • Sunday 15th October
  • Sunday 5th November
  • Sunday 3rd December
Please note there are no additional charges for the poetry readings . 

"Our visit enhanced by some superb poetry readings by one of the volunteers"   Sep'13

"I've been so many times ..... and have enjoyed poetry readings there"   Jul'13

"... there was also a man reading WW1 poems which made it magical."  Feb'16

I will  also be delivering a lunch/lecture at Bateman's  entitled "Rudyard Kipling - The Female of the Species" on Monday 20th February 2017, which looks at Kipling's attitudes towards  women, how the women in his life influenced him and how he portrayed them in his writings.