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language as a window into human nature

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Tuesday 22 August Hetty Feather: Using History Creatively Join us for a very special family event with author of the Hetty Feather book series Dame Jacqueline Wilson

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Saturday 26 August Afternoon Poems: Railway Rhapsody - A Love Affair with LocomotionShelley: ‘The Trumpet of a Prophecy Visit the landmarks in the life and times of John Keats on this London walking tour.

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Sunday 27 August Templar Poetry Festival: Writing and Editing Workshop: Preparing a Short Collection for Submission Oliver Comins will lead a workshop for poets seeking advice, guidance and practical approaches to assembling and presenting short collections.

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Sunday 27 August Templar Poetry Festival: Reading Films/Reading Poems Seminar Join Paul Maddern as he compares and contrasts the process of reading a film with that of reading a poem.

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Sunday 27 August Templar Poetry Festival: Walking the Block - Jane Weir Jane Weir reads and discusses her unique poetic biography of the Modernist handblock printers, Phyllis Barron and Dorothy Larcher.

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