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e-x-p-a-n-d-i-n-g: The History of the Universe in 45 minutes. Performance dates

Here are some festival dates – in case you want a make a note.

They are also on the Fair Acre Press’ events page.

Thank you to the festivals so much for hosting us ! And to Arts Council England who has supported the whole project

You’ll see that Emma Purshouse and Nadia Kingsley are also running a poetry workshop under the stars…We hope we will see you at one of these dates !!

Saturday May 2nd   Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival

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“All of  Space and Time in a Tent!”

William Gallagher

Join astrophysicist Professor Trevor Ponman,  musician Giancarlo Facchinetti,  and poets Nadia Kingsley and Emma Purshouse  – in their mobile planetarium dome, with 360 degree visuals.

You will be fully immersed in the sounds sampled from the Universe; images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope; and the combination of both serious and comic poetry and ‘lectures’.

Prepare to feel both insignificant and unique; relaxed and stimulated.

(you will be lying on the floor with headphones on, or ask for a chair)

Tickets available… soon   http://www.stratfordliteraryfestival.co.uk/

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Saturday April 25th 2015 at 1pm and 3pm               Wenlock Poetry Festival

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Entering the magic planetarium is like entering into a different perspective on Time and the Universe.  Poetry, Science, Art and Music blend in a mind-expanding panoply of pleasure for the senses as well as pleasure for the intellect.” 

Keith Chandler

Join astrophysicist Professor Trevor Ponman, musician Giancarlo Facchinetti, and two poets, Emma Purshouse and Nadia Kingsley – in their mobile planetarium dome, with 360 degree visuals.

You will be fully immersed in the sounds sampled from the Universe; images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope; and the combination of both serious and comic poetry and ‘lectures’.

Prepare to feel both insignificant and unique; relaxed and stimulated.

or, as Scotty may well have said, in Star Trek : “It’s Poetry Cap’n – but not as we know it….”

Please be aware: that you will be lying on the floor with headphones on, unless a chair is requested beforehand. No admittance once the performance has started.

Tickets available from http://www.wenlockpoetryfestival.org/whats-on/

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Sunday April 26th at 11:30 am and 5pm  Wenlock Poetry Festival

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“Wow! A feeling of being absorbed into the Universe and the structure of it being built around you.”  John Handley

Join astrophysicist Professor Trevor Ponman, musician Giancarlo Facchinetti, and two poets, Emma Purshouse and Nadia Kingsley – in their mobile planetarium dome, with 360 degree visuals.

You will be fully immersed in the sounds sampled from the Universe; images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope; and the combination of both serious and comic poetry and ‘lectures’.

Prepare to feel both insignificant and unique; relaxed and stimulated.

or, as Scotty may well have said, in Star Trek : “It’s Poetry Cap’n – but not as we know it….”

Please be aware: that you will be lying on the floor with headphones on, unless a chair is requested beforehand. No admittance once the performance has started.

Tickets available from http://www.wenlockpoetryfestival.org/whats-on/

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18th March  (19:00-21:00)  Birmingham Art and Science Festival

Under the Night Stars – Poetry Workshop

Physics West – Lecture Room 103 (R8 on campus map), University of Birmingham
Join poets Nadia Kingsley and Emma Purshouse as they lead you through a series of writing activities designed to get your mind wandering and your pen moving. This event is presented as part of the University of Birmingham’s Arts & Science Festival (16-22 March 2015), a week-long celebration of ideas, research and collaboration across campus.

Tickets available… soon   http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/events/arts-and-science/

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March 17th 2015           University of Birmingham’s Art and Science Festival
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“A truly cosmic experience. I am relaxed and informed – an amazing combination.”  
Barbara Chapman

Join astrophysicist Professor Trevor Ponman,  musician Giancarlo Facchinetti, and poets Emma Purshouse and Nadia Kingsley – in their mobile planetarium dome, with 360 degree visuals.

You will be fully immersed in the sounds sampled from the Universe; images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope; and the combination of both serious and comic poetry and ‘lectures’.

Prepare to feel both insignificant and unique; relaxed and stimulated.

or, as Scotty may well have said, in Star Trek : “It’s Poetry Cap’n – but not as we know it….”

Please be aware: that you will be lying on the floor with headphones on, unless a chair is requested beforehand. No admittance once the performance has started.

TICKETS available… soon http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/events/arts-and-science/

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