Don Paterson & MacGillivray: YOU CARRY FIRE

27 Oct 2011

Event times

7.00 pm (doors open at 6.30 pm)

Cost of entry

£10.00/ £8.00 concessions (including wine)

Swedenborg House

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Nearest underground stations: Tottenham Court Road and Holborn

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The last in a series of events featuring MacGillivray and selected authors. Poet and musician Don Paterson will perform his work, following the haunting sounds of MacGillivray, as featured on BBC Radio 3. WWW.MACGILLIVRAY.ORG.UK WWW.BRIANCATLING.COM Admission £10.00/£8.00 (including wine/beer). Advance booking is highly recommended. Please contact Nora on (020) 7405 7986 to book your place. http://www.swedenborg.org.uk/events/ Don Paterson Don Paterson is a poet, writer and musician. His first collection of poetry, Nil Nil (1993), won the Forward Poetry Prize for Best First Collection. God's Gift to Women (1997) won the T. S. Eliot Prize and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. His collection of poems, Landing Light (2003), won both the 2003 T. S. Eliot Prize and the 2003 Whitbread Poetry Award. In 2008, he won the Forward Poetry Prize and was awarded an OBE. MacGillivray MacGillivray is a singer 'of exquisite depth and range, from breathless operatic swoon, lonely as the ocean, to tortured tragic heroine via some wonderful Gaelic incantations'. http://www.macgillivray.org.uk/page_2135829.html Working with electric autoharp, church harmonium, wine glass and piano, MacGillivray creates luminous and stark vocal soundscapes. Two albums, Wolf and Radiophonic Subluna have been performed as support for The Fall, Arlo Guthrie and featured on BBC Radio 3, The Verb. www.macgillivray.org.uk


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