Suffolk Book League Author's Talk
Reading Room, 15 Tavern St
Thu, 05 Apr 18 7.30pm
Tickets from Suffolk Book League, or on the door.
This will incorporate SBL Annual General Meeting
Helen Mort is a multi-award-winning British poet. She is five-time winner of the Foyle Young Poets award, received an Eric Gregory Award from The Society of Authors and won the Manchester Poetry Prize Young Writer Prize in 2008. She was the Derbyshire Poet Laureate from 2013 to 2015 and has won many more poetry prizes. Her latest collection No Map Could Show Them, is filled to the brim with poetry inspired by Mort's two passions: mountaineering and running.
Emeritus Professor Chris Green
Sat, 12 May 18 10am - 3.30pm
£20 (Institute Members £18) includes lunch.
Re-arranged from 3rd March.
A lecture based celebration of the life of Leonard Bernstein (b 1918, died 1990) – Renaissance man and musician extraordinaire.
This study day will explore Bernstein as a composer for the concert hall, as a writer of theatre works, as a conductor, as a pianist and as a communicator.
British Jazz Explored
Reading Room, 15 Tavern Street
Sun, 24 Jun 18 15.00 - 16.30
Tickets £8 (£7 for Institute Members
Part of the Ipswich Jazz Festival
An illustrated lecture providing a whistle-stop tour of British jazz since the war, including Ronnie Scott, John Dankworth, Cleo Laine, Humphrey Lyttleton, Joe Harriott, Stan Tracey, Michael Garrick, Norma Winstone, John Surman, Courtney Pine, Loose Tubes, the young British jazz 'collectives', Yazz Ahmed and many more!
Martin Hathaway, saxophonist, composer and educator, is a highly respected member of the British jazz scene and professor at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. He has performed with many of the country’s leading musicians including Mike Westbrook, Michael Garrick, Stacey Kent and several Dankworths.