Lydia Towsey: Poetry on the Buses

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Nov 15, 2017
from 12:00 PM to 07:00 PM

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Bus driver's daughter and Leicester-based poet, Lydia Towsey takes to the road with Arriva Buses for these specially commissioned, Literary Leicester journeys around the city. From rewritten nursery rhymes...'The wheels on the bus' zombies, momzies, motherhood, pushchairs (buses) and governments – take a trip on this magical mystery tour (with a timetable) you won’t want to get off.

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Authors who have visited Literary Leicester include: Lauren Child, Louis de Bernières, Colin Dexter, Carol Ann Duffy, Michael Frayn, Amitav Ghosh, Germain Greer, Linton Kwesi Johnon, Penelope Lively, David Lodge, Roger McGough, Will Self, Colm Tóibín, Sue Townsend, Fay Weldon and Jaqueline Wilson

"A serious gathering, seriously run, with a seriously cosmopolitan audience... Even I enjoyed it..." Will Self

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