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Messengers and Metaphors: Birds in Art and Literature by author Mark Cocker
Thu 13 July 2017, 19:30 – 21:00 BST
In this special, free public talk Mark Cocker, author of the popular books Crow Country and Birds Britannica, will explore how birds have acted as symbols and metaphors in the human imagination in literatures and cultures across the world. This event is part of the exhibition 'Stories on the Wing: British Birds in Literature' at the Booth Museum from May to September and funded by a grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council.