Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats with Lemn Sissay

A photo of Lemn Sissay alongside cat illustrations and the title Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

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Old Possums, new audiences with Lemn Sissay

Lemn Sissay leads a celebration of the Practical Cats in T S Eliot’s classic poetry collection to mark the release of his stunning new reading. 

Lemn is joined by performance poet, author illustrator and short story writer Laura Dockrill and Julia Eccleshare, a leading authority in children's literature.

Join us for readings, stories and lots of characterful cats! 

For ages 8+.

Lemn Sissay MBE is a poet, playwright and occasional broadcaster. He has read poetry all over the world and was awarded an MBE for services to literature. He is the Chancellor of the University of Manchester and was the first poet commissioned to write for the London Olympics. He is a regular contributor to radio and TV and a prolific speaker, inspiring audiences on a daily basis across the globe.


Name: Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats with Lemn Sissay
Where: Knowledge Centre
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96 Euston Road
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Price: Full Price: £13.00
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