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Mananan Festival 2023: Simon Armitage

June 26 @ 7:30 pm

Adults £22 / Under 18s £2

We’re very excited to welcome UK Poet Laureate, Simon Armitage, to open this year’s festival. He will read a selection of his work, including new poems. A Q&A and book signing will follow.

Simon is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry and the PEN Prize for Translation. He has published over a dozen poetry collections, two novels and three non-fiction bestsellers. A regular broadcaster, he presents the popular BBC Radio 4 series The Poet Laureate has Gone to his Shed. An award-winning dramatist, his play The Last Days of Troy was performed at Shakespeare’s Globe. Simon also writes, records and performs with the band LYR and has received an Ivor Novello Award for his song writing.

£22 Adults