The School of Night

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Tuesday 19th March, 5.30pm, Alumni Room. Theme: poems about Sheela-na-gigs
School of Night Tuesday 29 Jan 2019, Alumni Room, 5.30pm Theme: trees.
School of Night Tuesday 11th December, 5.30, Alumni Room. Theme: poems about paintings.
School of Night Monday 26th November, 5.30 pm, Alumni Room, School of English. Theme: the moon. Poems: Sonnet 31 from Astrophil and Stella – Philip Sidney Sad Steps – Philip Larkin Moon – Kathleen Jamie Full Moon and Little Frieda – Ted Hughes The Moon was but a Chin of Gold – Emily Dickinson Moon-Landings – Robert Lowell Full Moon – Alice Oswald
School of Night   Next meeting: Wednesday 24th October, 5.30pm, Alumni Room.  Theme: parents.  This week’s family:   This Be The Verse – Philip Larkin Morning Song – Sylvia Plath My Parents’ Wedding Night, 1937 – Sharon Olds The Gift – Li-Young Lee The Butts – Seamus Heaney Oyster – Rachel Bower Foaling – Rachel…
First  School of Night meeting of the 2018/19 academic year. All welcome. Theme: Creatures of the Sea.  Among the catches to be landed and observed: The Fishing Party – Michael Longley Clownfish – Lavinia Greenlaw Black Caiman with Butterflies – Pascale Petite from The Odyssey – Book XII, Scylla and Charybdis, trans Emily Wilson, Robert…
The final School of Night meeting of this year’s academic year.  Theme: Food and Drink.
Penultimate School of Night meeting of this year’s academic year.  Theme: Dreams and Sleep.
Next School of Night meeting. Theme: the Movies.
Next School of Night meeting.  Theme: Statues, Sculptures and Monuments.