THE EVENT

BRIGGFLATTS FRONT

An incarnation of modernism, memory and art to mark the 50th anniversary of Basil Bunting’s Briggflatts //

@ Morden Tower, Newcastle Mining Institute and other sites in Newcastle-upon-Tyne //

24-25 June 2016 //

BRIGGFLATTS BACK

SCHEDULE:
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FRIDAY 24TH JUNE

6-8pm – A reading by young generation poets in tribute to Bunting’s Briggflatts, Culture Lab, King’s Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne
Readers: Jo Clement, John Challis, Fruela Fernandez, Ann Matthews, Rhys Trimble, Alex Niven, Kris Johnson, Mendoza
Tickets available here: http://webstore.ncl.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=1&deptid=26&catid=266&prodid=2230
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SATURDAY 25TH JUNE

10.30am (meet at Central Station)- A walking tour of Bunting’s Newcastle led by the Newcastle City Guides

1pm – A collective reading of Briggflatts, Morden Tower, Back Stowell Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 1SE

2.30pm – Yale University historian Keith Wrightson, on Newcastle during the plague year of 1636, Morden Tower, Back Stowell St.

7.00pm – A tribute concert featuring music and poetry by Tom Pickard, Richard Dawson, Jude Murphy and Banjo Billy Lloyd, Mining Institute, Westgate Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SE
£5 Tickets available on the door. To reserve a ticket contact: Alex Niven (alex[dot]niven[at]ncl[dot]ac[dot]uk), or
Bill Lancaster (williamlancaster[at]btinternet[dot]com)

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