Staff Notices The Hive

Carol Ann Duffy, National Poet Laureate

the beesWe are delighted to welcome the Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy on Thursday 5 June at 7pm for what will be an intimate evening of poetry and music. An extraordinary poet and a mesmerising performer, she will read from recent collections including aptly The Bees: “Sometimes the bee is Duffy’s subject, sometimes it strays into the poem, or hovers at its edge. In the end, Duffy’s point is clear: the bee symbolizes what we have left of grace in the world, and what is most precious and necessary for us to protect.” She is joined by multi-talented musician, John Sampson.

Hosted in the intimate 75 seated Studio space at The Hive.

Tickets cost £10 per person and can be purchased in person from The Hive, Level 1 Information Desk and in person or by phone from the University of Worcester Arena, Hylton Road, Worcester, WR2 5JN. The phone number for booking enquiries at the Arena is 01905 54 44 44. The Arena Box Office is open 9am- 4.30pm.

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