Poet Katrina Porteous Announces Autumn Events

  • A chance to hear the work of Katrina begins with Conversations on a Bench: a newly-commissioned radio poem by Katrina Porteous with interviews by Anna Scott-Brown, drawing on the voices of locals and passers by on a bench beside Beadnell harbour. October 9th 4.30 pm on BBC Radio 4, repeated Saturday October 15th 11.30pm and on iplayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07x1rxf

    Two Countries at Berwick Literary Festival: Poems by Katrina Porteous and Northumbrian pipes by BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Musician of the Year finalist Alice Burn.Sunday October 23rd, noon The Guildhall, Berwick Town Hall, Berwick upon Tweed, . Tickets £5 http://www.maltingsberwick.co.uk/events/booksandwriters/3255

    World Premiere of a new half-hour poetry and electronic music collaboration by Katrina Porteous and Peter Zinovieff at the Life Science Centre Planetarium, Newcastle, Friday November 18th, at 7pm and 8pm. Our Sun are amazing space telescopes like NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory allowing us to 'see' it in wavelengths far beyond human vision, to 'hear' the sounds it makes, and to use those sounds to 'look' inside it. 'Sun' takes us on a journey through its awesome processes, upon which all light and life on Earth depend. Planetarium visuals by Christopher Hudson. Part of Friday Night Life, tickets £8 in advance, £10 on door.