Sunday, May 31, 2009

NORWICH: Mark Cocker, Paul Farley, Katrina Porteous & Matt Merritt

Sunday, 14th June, 2009, 3pm & 6.30pm
Norwich Arts Centre

Cafe Writers - four leading nature-based authors read from their work.
Mark CockerGuardian Country Diarist and author of Crow Country and Birds Britannica explores the ‘poetry of fact’; award-winning poet Katrina Porteous recaptures the lost language of a Northumbrian fishing community and sings the music of water; Bird Watching journalist Matt Merritt lets feathered and metaphorical birds flit through his poems, and Next Generation poet Paul Farley escapes the inner city on the back of a cranky heron.

Not to be missed. Bring your binoculars and a picnic. Drink from the bar only until 11pm.

*Yes, you can actually bring a picnic. The binoculars can be metaphorical.

3pm Matt Merritt and Katrina Porteous £4
6.30pm Paul Farley and Mark Cocker £6
Ticket for both events £8.

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