Andrew Motion reading Avening

Andrew Motion

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 19:00 Holy Cross Church, Avening, Gloucestershire

About the event

Sir Andrew Motion reading Avening. Sir Andrew Motion will be reading from his book of poems, The Cinder Path, short listed for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry and will answer questions about his writing and the role of Poet Laureate. There will be a short interval with refreshments. At the end of the evening, Sir Andrew will be happy to sign his books, which will be available for sale. 'Compelling, simple & mysterious' Sean O'Brien, Sunday Times. 'His voice is unlike any other' Lavinia Greenlaw, New Statesman & Society. 'Motion is a beautiful lyricist unpretentiously and precisely describing those things worth having even as he casts unsettling shadows across them' Robert Potts, The Guardian. Tickets: £7.50/£3.00. To book tickets call: Andrew and Nikki Young 01453 886 750 or Cas Boddam-Whetham 01453 834 834.