KPF22 Main Reading – Paul Batchelor and Rachel Mann

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11am – 1pm | Tickets £5 | Brewery Arts: Theatre

Paul Batchelor will join us to read from his long-awaited second collection Acts of Oblivion (Carcanet, 2022). This is a stunning book, full of poems that contain intense moments of lyricism, balanced with the expansiveness of the novel in their treatment of history and place. Rachel Mann is an Anglican priest and a poet. In her mesmerising debut A Kingdom of Love (Carcanet, 2019) she tackles themes such as the nature of belief, suffering, and love, in a work rich with allusions and full of sensuality.

Can’t join in person? Join the zoom session here.

Kendal Poetry Festival’s trademark emphasis is on inclusivity and accessibility. This year we continue to offer free tickets to young people, people with disabilities and their carers. If you are under 21 or have a disability, please select the ‘concessions’ ticket at checkout to receive your free ticket.

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