All events take place on Thursdays in February and March, 1-2pm, at
The Museum of English Rural Life, Reading. All welcome.
THURSDAY 28 FEBRUARY, 12–1pm
‘Graceful clods: soil in eighteenth-century poetry’
Tess Somervell, (British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Leeds).
THURSDAY 7 MARCH, 12–1pm
‘Seagulls and Hares: Writing in a time of Environmental Crisis’
Suzy Joinson in conversation with Tim Dee, author of The Running Sky,
Four Fields and Landfill, and with poet and critic Hugh Dunkerley.
THURSDAY 14 MARCH, 12–1pm
‘Song Maps and Ridgeways: songwriting and landscape’
a non-musical interview with one of the UK’s most celebrated folk musicians, Martin Simpson.
THURSDAY 21 MARCH, 12–1pm
‘Time Song – Journeys in Search of Doggerland: Time and Landscape’
Suzy Joinson in conversation with author, Julia Blackburn.