Edward Thomas Literary Festival (Thursday 1st October)

Edward Thomas: My Heritage.

This short film explores the impact of Edward Thomas's legacy on his Great Granddaughter, who shares her thoughts and feelings towards her ancestor and reflects on how she has come to share many of his values.   

A vision of the natural world: Poetry workshop.
(10am-12pm)
Whether you’re an experienced poet or a complete beginner keen to explore the wonderful practice of writing poems in response to the living world, you’ll find the prompts and sensory stimulus you need to gather the raw material for your poem, as well as tuition and guidance in how to craft the poem itself.  Click here to find out more and book your place. 

Highlights From Faber's History as a Poetry Publisher.
(7pm-8pm)
Discover the story of how Faber & Faber became one of the biggest and renowned poetry publishing houses in the world in this talk given by Toby Faber. Book your tickets here.

Hello, my name is Edward...
(10am)
Discover who Edward Thomas was with this short introduction video that explores the man behind the poetry.

My Favourite Poem is...
(All day)
Members of our museum team share their favourite poems with you with a mixture of live and recorded readings as we celebrate National Poetry Day.