Opportunities for Schools

An Afternoon With Ian McMillan | Friday 6th May

The Bard of Barnsley Ian McMillan invites those between the ages of 7 and  12 for an afternoon of poetry, improvisation and raucous laughter.  

‘The verbal gymnastics of a north country Spike Milligan coupled with the comic timing of Eric Morecambe’ Frome Festival

‘World-class – one of today’s greatest poetry performers’ Carol Ann Duffy

Ian McMillan is a writer and broadcaster who presents The Verb on BBC Radio 3 every Friday night; he’s written poems, plays and a memoir, Neither Nowt Nor Summat. He watches Darfield and Yorkshire Cricket Clubs and the only time he played cricket, at Low Valley Juniors in 1963, Mrs Hudson told him to take his balaclava off or she’d make him wear his mother’s Rainmate.

Date: Friday 6th May

Time:13:30 – 14:30

Venue: The Yurt, The Secret Garden, Stour Street, Canterbury

Tickets: £5 


Questions: email jen@workers-of-art.co.uk & put An Afternoon with Ian McMillan in the subject box. 

Ian McMillan's welcome to his Bewdley Festival performance!