Celebrating the Imagination
Rook Lane Arts and The Interalia Centre
A Spring talk series featuring a wide range of imaginative perspectives (including that of Satish Kumar, editor-in-chief of Resurgence and Ecologist magazine) on a number of important educational, artistic, scientific and environmental issues.
'Celebrating the Imagination' is a series of talks organised by The Interalia Centre and hosted at Rook Lane Arts in Frome. The various events which make up the series kicks off on March 14th 2013 and run through to May 17th.
As each event grows near a profile post with further details will be published here. If you’re interested in buying tickets for any of the events they can be purchased through The Interalia Centre and Bath Box Office (there’s early-bird pricing if you purchase tickets over 4 weeks ahead).
Here are the events in the series:
March 14: Jackie Morris (children’s author/illustrator) - East of the Sun, West of the Moon
March 15/16: The Gist - A gathering of some our finest award-winning poets discuss their individual imaginations at work. Includes:
March 15: Lindsay Clarke (author) - The Shaping Spirit of Imagination
March 16: Sir Andrew Motion (author and poet) - Poetry and Prose
March 16: Andrew Miller (novelist) - Between Silence and the Song: truth, imagination and the writing of fiction
March 16: Maggie Gee (novelist) - title TBC
March 16: Adam Thorpe (poet, playwright and novellist) - Voluntary
March 16: Liliane Lijn (artist) - Poem Machines, Light, Motion
April 17: Sacha Abercorn (Pushkin Trust founder) - Imagination in Education
April 25: Helen Storey (designer) - Wonderland and Beyond
April 30: Colin Tudge (biologist and writer) - A Different View of Life: why genes are not selfish and people are nice
May 2: Gavin Pretor-Pinney (author) - Cloudspotting for Beginners
May 9: Zoe Fairbairns (author, poet, journalist) - You couldn’t make it up – But you can try
May 17: Satish Kumar (editor-in-cheif of Resurgence and Ecologist magazine) - Ecology, Imagination and Spirituality
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