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image for Literary Event item typeFoyer Talk: Wendy Cope at Saffron Hall

Literary Event, Fri 15 May 2020

Wendy Cope

Wendy Cope

Address

Audley End Road,
Saffron Walden,
Essex,
CB11 4UH

Details

In her first collection of new poetry since 2011’s acclaimed Family Values, Wendy Cope celebrates ‘the half – forgotten stories of our lives’ with compassion, wisdom and wit. She continues to be the most generous of authors, sharing her experience of childhood and marriage and writing poignantly about the passing of time. In several of the poems she re-imagines Shakespeare in unorthodox fashion; in others she offers heartfelt tributes to friends and public figures including Eric Morecambe and John Cage. Anecdotal Evidence demonstrates the formal brilliance and empathetic insight which have delighted readers for years, and shows why Wendy Cope is one of our best –loved poets.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 15 May 2020 20:00 to 22:00

Prices

£15, Under 18s half price

Location

Directions

Plan route to Saffron Hall using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 532377  Lat: 52.01711 Long: 0.23141

Saffron Hall is minutes from the centre of Saffron Walden and close to the M11.

If travelling northbound along the M11, exit at junction 8 and follow the signs to Hertford (A120) and then Saffron Walden (B1383). Soon after the turning to Audley End station on the left, turn right along Walden road/Wenden road. Once you reach the top of the hill, turn right at the t-junction and Saffron Hall is almost immediately on your right, on the site of Saffron Walden County High School.

If travelling southbound along the M11, exit at junction 10 and follow the signs to Saffron Walden via the A505, A1301, then B1383. Once you have driven past Audley end house and the Audley End estate turn left along Walden road/Wenden road. Once you reach the top of the hill turn right at the t-junction and Saffron Hall is almost immediately on your right, on the site of Saffron Walden County High School. Note that junction 9 of the M11 has restricted access.

Saffron Hall has ample free on-site parking, including parking for blue badge holders.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Audley End station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired