THE LIFE AND WORK OF EDWARD THOMAS
Date & Time: 09-07-2017/19:00 - 21:30
Event Code: 921
Location: Rook Lane Chapel
Description: A commemoration of one of England's finest poets, with performances by Matthew Hollis (author of Now All Roads Lead to France, the award-winning biography of Thomas) and a cast of professional actors including Stephanie Cole, James Laurenson and Martin Bax. There will be a digital show in the cafe area of Thomas' own photographs from In Pursuit of Spring (1913), by kind permission of the Thomas Archive, Cardiff University. Matthew Hollis will illuminate the evolution of Thomas' poetry and the road to war and his death in 1917 on the Western Front. Licensed bar. Book signings in interval.