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200th anniversary of the first publication of Coleridge’s Kubla Khan

Watch Ian McMillan reading Kubla Khan at Coleridge Cottage in the anniversary year of it’s publication.

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Ian McMillan reads Frost at Midnight

Coleridge Cottage glows with candlelight as the poet Ian McMillan reads Coleridge’s evocative poem ‘Frost at Midnight’ in front of the very place it is believed to have been written. The 17th Century cottage in Nether Stowey is now a Grade II listed building. After renting it in 1797 Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote many of his greatest works and it was here that the Romantic movement truly began during visits by and lively debates with Wordsworth and other of the movements luminaries. Continue reading “Ian McMillan reads Frost at Midnight” »

Ian McMillan at Nether Stowey

Nether Stowey Church Centre was packed to the gills when Barnsley poet Ian McMillan took to the floor for an hour and a half of glorious poetry based mayhem Continue reading “Ian McMillan at Nether Stowey” »

Ian McMillan talks poetry

June 27th

7.30pm

Nether Stowey Church Centre

Renowned poet Ian McMillan, whose other hats include journalist, playwright and broadcaster, will be coming to give a talk in Nether Stowey, home to Coleridge Cottage, as part of the Writing Places project in June. Continue reading “Ian McMillan talks poetry” »