Tag: Mary Shelley

There are two important anniversaries today: again a birth and a death.  In 1797 Mary Shelley was born, and in 2013, Seamus Heaney died.

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‘Live fast, die young‘: not many people embody that famous rock’n’roll sentiment more than Percy Bysshe Shelley, who died on 08 July 1822 at just 29 years old.

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This weekend sees the first ever Kendal Poetry Festival taking place. Highlights include a free poetry workshop run by the award-winning Clare Shaw on Friday afternoon.  She’ll also be ‘headlining’ in the Main Reading on Saturday afternoon.  Saturday finishes with an Open …

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