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PROMS PLUS TALK
Proms Plus Talk (Arts)
17:45 Fri 3 Aug 2018 Imperial College Union
Poets Gillian Clarke and Peter Mackay discuss the folk tales of Britain and Ireland.
Poets Gillian Clarke and Peter Mackay discuss the folk tales of Britain and Ireland.

About This Event

Gillian Clarke is a former National Poet of Wales and winner of the Queen’s Medal for Poetry. BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinker Peter Mackay is from the Island of Lewis and an expert in Scots and Irish poetry. Ahead of tonight's Folk Prom, they discuss the folklore and oral traditions that have entertained and educated adults and children in these islands throughout millennia.

Edited version broadcast on BBC Radio 3 during tonight's interval.

This event will take place in the Concert Hall. Booking is not required. Entry is on a first-come-first-served basis (doors open from 30 minutes before the event begins; capacity is limited).

Image: Gillian Clarke & Peter Mackay