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An Evening with John Agard

  • Brontë Parsonage Museum (map)

We're delighted to welcome poet, playwright and children's writer John Agard to Haworth in collaboration with Renaissance One. Known for his satirical wit, John gives readings around the world and in 2012 he was a recipient of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry. His books for children and adults include We Brits, Alternative Anthem, Einstein, The Girl Who Hated Maths and most recently The Coming of the Little Green Man. John is known for his inspiring work with young people and adults, particularly his visits to schools, and his poems are featured in the English GCSE anthology.

Join us for a special perfomance featuring one of Britain's foremost cross-cultural voices, John Agard. Experience the wonder of poetry and wordplay via an unfolding cabinet of curiosities of objects relating to Patrick Brontë and England's colonial past. John will also read from his latest collection, The Coming of the Little Green Man.

'One of the most eloquent contemporary poets - rich in literary and cultural allusion, yet as direct as a voice in the bus queue.' The Observer.

Books will be available to purchase and John will be happy to sign your copy.

Tickets £10/£8 concessions/£2 for 16-25 year olds. Please book in advance using the link below or by calling 01535 640192. This event is part of the Cabinet of Curiosities project co-curated by John Agard and Melanie Abrahams and produced by Renaissance One.

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