Literary Leicester: Andrew Mitchell and Natalie Halliday: A Byron Elegy

Series Name Literary Leicester
Speaker Andrew Mitchell and Natalie Halliday
Type Arts & Entertainment
Starts at Nov 13, 2013 01:00 PM
Ends at Nov 13, 2013 02:00 PM
Venue Embrace Arts, Lancaster Road
Open To Public
For Bookings Contact Contact Name: Pritty Wadhia Contact Phone: 0116 252 2320

Andrew Mitchell reads his 300 line narrative poem The Burial of Lord Byron, which follows the story of Byron’s funeral. Drawing on contributions from John Cam Hobhouse, John Clare, George Borrow, Mary Shelley, Samuel Coleridge and Lady Caroline Lamb, the poem will be performed to cello accompaniment and concludes with a lament on Scottish small pipes.

Andrew Mitchell is a poet and novelist. He will be accompanied by cellist Natalie Halliday.

Fringe event. No ticket required.

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