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Poets Laureate


Carol Ann Duffy (UK Poet Laureate), Gillian Clarke (The National Poet of Wales) and lmtiaz Dharker (Holder of the Queen’s Award for Poetry) were commissioned by Lincolnshire County Council to write a poetic response to Magna Carta. The work was shared with community groups across the county who were inspired to create their own artistic response.

At the Royal Opening of Lincoln Castle the Poets Laureate read the new poems for the first time.

Tonight. Carol Ann. Gillian and lmtiaz return to Lincoln to read their Magna Carta Poems and other associated work. in what is one of the most sought after tickets of the year!