Poetry

Borderlines Festival 2017

Fresh from winning the Culture City Award at the Carlisle Living Awards, Borderlines festival returns with another diverse programme of events between 30th September and 8th October. Legendary mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington will be giving a talk to celebrate the publication of his new autobiography, Ascent.┬áChris, in conversation with Radio 4 journalist Eric Robson, will reflect on his climbing career, …

A Poetic Landscape – Wainwrights in Verse by John Phoenix Hutchinson

Alfred Wainwright’s popularity shows no sign of slowing down. Nearly 25 years after his death, his guide books continue to sell in vast quantities as walkers follow in his footsteps to become ‘Wainwright baggers.’ Seen as we’ve got a fairly decent reputation for producing poetry in the Lakes, what better way to epitomise these celebrated hills than with a collection …