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The Nevermore: The Lost Poets of Abney Park at Abney Park

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To celebrate World Poetry Day, poet and writer Chris McCabe turns the focus of his ongoing project about the Magnificent Seven cemeteries to the natural non-conformist landscape for poets: Abney Park. Author of In the Catacombs: A Summer Among the Dead Poets of West Norwood Cemetery and Cenotaph South: Mapping the Lost Poets of Nunhead Cemetery, McCabe will present accounts of the dead and read a mix of poems from the poets he's discovered along his journey so far, including those buried in Abney Park. You'll hear about the poet-couple George Linnaeus Banks and Isabella Varley Banks and Emily Bowes, whose final words were "I shall walk with him in white". The event will end with a Q and A and a chance to buy McCabe's cemetery books. To be held inside Abney Park's chapel.

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Abney Park Cemetery

Address
Stoke Newington High St
Stoke Newington
London
N16 0LH
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7275 7557
Email
Website
http://www.abney-park.org.uk

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