Aldeburgh International Poetry Festival 2014

7th November 2014 to 9th November 2014
Snape Maltings, near Aldeburgh
Aldeburgh Poetry festival 2014 (c) Peter Everard Smith and the Poetry Trust

Mediating Modern Poetry presented a number of events at the prestigious Aldeburgh Festival. See more about the events here

Main Reading Karen Leeder and Iain Glabraith read poems by Volker Braun for the main reading on Saturday night (8th November) with Kathleen Jamie and Bronwyn Lea

'Talk: Bearing Witness' Karen Leeder and Iain Glabraith were in discussion about Volker Braun and German poetry of the twentieth centry and beyond, Saturday 8th November 2.15

Iain Galbraith delivered the scheduled Close Reading on Sunday 9th November, Armistice Sunday at 10.45am, focusing on the German war poem of 1636 Andreas Gryphius, 'Tears of the Fatherland' already selected by Volker Braun.

Karen Leeder gave the Aldeburgh Lecture 2014 ' The Poet in Old Age' on Sunday 9th November

See highlights from the festival, podcasts and a Gallery of pictures here. Read Fiona Moore's blog Aldeburgh - Rubble Flora - Double Nostalgia