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Springfest: Kathleen Jamie

Friday 23rd March     7pm

Venue: Friends Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster LA1 1TX


                 £20/£16 for two events £36/£32 for four events

Tickets can be purchased in a variety of ways: AVAILABLE NOW!

Online here (Single event ticket) or here (Springfest Combo tickets)

In Person: Lancaster and Morecambe Visitor Information Centres

By phone: 01524 582394/ 01524 582808


We begin our Springfest weekend with  a double bill with a distinctly Scottish flavour…

First we have award-winning poet and essayist Kathleen  Jamie, possessing  a poet’s eye and a naturalist’s affinity for the wold places of the world . Whether she is following the call of a peregrine in the hills above her home in Fife, sailing into a dark winter solstice on the Orkney islands, or pacing around the carcass of a whale on a rain-swept Hebridean beach, she creates a subtle and modern narrative, peculiarly alive to her connections and surroundings.


Kathleen Jamie was born in the west of Scotland in 1962. She is a poet and essayist. Her poetry collections to date include The Overhaul, (2012) which won the 2012 Costa Poetry Prize, and The Tree House which won the Forward prize. Her non-fiction includes the highly regarded books Findings and  Sightlines, both regarded as important contributions to the ‘new nature writing’. Her most recent poetry collection The Bonniest Companie appeared in 2015, and won the Saltire Scottish Book of the Year Award. Kathleen is Chair of Poetry at Stirling University (part-time). She lives in Fife.