Tue, 11 Sept|
All Saints Church Wellington
7.Larkin in Wellington: tracing the poet in residence
2018 marks the 75th anniversary of Philip Larkin's appointment as Wellington's librarian in November 1943. Join Marc Petty for this easy 1-2 mile walk around his haunts.
Time & Location
11 Sept 2018, 10:30 – 12:30
All Saints Church Wellington, 8 Church St, Wellington, Telford TF1 1DN, UK
About The Event
Led by Marc Petty. 2018 marks the 75th anniversary of Philip Larkin's appointment as Wellington's librarian in November 1943. Come and explore the haunts of the artist in residence in a period regarded by many Larkin scholars as crucial to his development as a writer and poet. We'll also be looking at the lives some of the other creatives commemorated in the town's new series of makers' murals.
Easy walk, 1-2 miles
Duration: 1.5-2 hours