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Poet of the Great War: Ivor Gurney

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Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall

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Dr Philip Lancaster, accompanied by the pianist Gavin Roberts, will deliver the sixth annual British Academy lecture at the University of Leeds.

Ivor Gurney (1890 - 1937) was both a poet and a composer. In this event, talk, poetry readings and song combine in a sequence exploring Gurney's responses to literature, landscape, history, memory and the First World War.

After the performance there will be an opportunity for questions and discussion, followed by a drinks reception in the School of Music foyer.

In association with the LHRI, the Cultural Institute and the Ilkley Literature Festival, as part of the University of Leeds' cultural programme commemorating the end of the First World War.


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This event takes place in the Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall, located within the School of Music, University of Leeds.


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United Kingdom

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