Charleston

Carol Ann Duffy and John Sampson: Empty Nest

An evening of poetry and music exploring the countless joys and challenges of the deep bond between parent and child. 

Former poet laureate and household name, Carol Ann Duffy joins forces with the incredibly talented multi-instrumentalist John Sampson and award winning poet Imtiaz Dharker for an evening of poetry and music exploring the countless joys and challenges of the deep bond between parent and child. 

Sharing selected modern and classic poems from ‘Empty Nest;’ a new collection edited by Carol Ann Duffy herself, this event will celebrate and reflect on the powerful and unique relationship that parents have with their children from birth to when they flee the nest.