Shore to Shore, Celebrating poetry and community with the Poet Laureate and friends UK Tour


Celebrating poetry and community

Poet Laureate and friends – touring UK and Celebrating Independent Bookshops

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


Over fourteen consecutive days across Britain from Cornwall to Scotland, Carol Ann Duffy will perform 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 will be accompanied by music from instrumentalist and composer John Sampson plus a special guest spot every night.

Tickets include a copy of the Shore to Shore commemorative tour programme (distributed on the night). 
There will be a book stall at the event which is followed by an author signing. 

Scottish Events

The Mainstreet Trading Co, Main Street, St. Boswells, Roxburghshire TD6 0AT

30 June, 2016

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Atkinson-Pryce Books, 27 High St, Biggar ML12 6DA

Friday 1st July

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Topping and Co, 7 Greyfriars Garden, St Andrews KY16 9HG,

2 July, 2016

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shore to shore



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