A Snow of Words: Why the World Needs More Poets

Friday, June 24, 2022

Is it a hobby for those who enjoy this kind of stuff, something difficult that most people leave for others to enjoy? Or is it something more vital and urgent, a “language of the soul” in a time when religious language often does not resonate? Join Canon Mark Oakley and poet/author Diane Pacitti as they discuss these questions. This event is “pay as you feel” and you will be asked to donate at the event. Click here to reserve your spot. Biographies Mark Oakley is Dean of St John’s College, Cambridge and Honorary Theologian Canon of Wakefield Cathedral. He is a highly respected author, broadcaster and speaker, particularly in the fields of poetry, literature, human rights and spirituality. His book “The Splash of Words: Believing in Poetry” won the international Michael Ramsey Prize. Diane Pacitti’s Dark Angelic Mills collection was produced when she was Poet-in-Residence at Bradford Cathedral. His Italo-Scottish novel has been translated into Italian under the title Tradue paesi. In 2004, she co-produced Guantanamo, combining her poems with the drawings of her artist husband Antonio Pacitti. A winner of the Bronte Society’s poetry competition, she recently collaborated with a scientist and an artist on two environmental projects at St. James’s Piccadilly.

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3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Bradford Cathedral

Stott’s Hill



01274 777720

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