An evening with Lemn Sissay and Fiona Graham Mackay

An evening with Lemn Sissay and Fiona Graham Mackay - Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery

24 November 2017 24 November 2017

When: 24 November 2017
Where: Gallery 20
Time: 6.15pm - 8.15pm
Cost: £12 (£10 early bird until 10 Nov)
Suitable for: Any age

Lemn Sissay MBE, acclaimed poet and broadcaster, will be in conversation with portrait artist Fiona Graham-Mackay. This will be followed by a poetry performance by Lemn. There will also be an opportunity to chat with the artists, as well as book signing.

Lemn Sissay is author of five books of poetry spanning 25 years and has read on stages throughout the world. He was an official poet for the London Olympics and his Landmark Poems are installed throughout Manchester and London.

Fiona Graham-Mackay has painted hundreds of portraits, including Seamus Heaney and Sir Andrew Motion. Fiona’s portrait of Lemn Sissay is in the BP Portrait Award 2017 exhibition at RAMM touring from the National Portrait Gallery. She was also commissioned by BBC Radio 4 as part of the ‘A Portrait of…’ series.

Doors and bar open at 5.30pm.

Tickets include entry into BP Portrait Award 2017 and are available online or from the Royal Albert Memorial Museum reception in person or by phone using a credit or debit card on 01392 265858 during opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm.

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