Poet of the Great War: Ivor Gurney
6 Oct 2016, 18:00 - 19:30
- The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH
Ivor Gurney (1890 - 1937) was both a poet and a composer. In this event celebrating National Poetry Day, talk, poetry readings and song combine in a sequence exploring Gurney's responses to literature, landscape, history, memory and the First World War.
Dr Philip Lancaster, University of Exeter
Gavin Roberts, Pianist
Image credit: Ivor Gurney by Richard Hall, 1920 (Ivor Gurney Estate/Gloucestershire Archives)