Just Festival 2021

Michael Rosen: Many Different Kinds of Love

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Date: August 7

Time: 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

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Join one of the most loved poets in the UK and former Children’s Laureate, Michael Rosen,as he reflects on his recent book Many Different Kinds of Love, which so movingly describes his journey through Covid in the hands of the NHS.

Michael will be joined by Joyce McMillan, journalist and social commentator, as they explore broader issues that have become visible during the pandemic.

Arguably one of the UK’s best-loved children’s authors and poets Michael Rosen spent 48 days in intensive care, in 2020, after contracting coronavirus. In his own words “not dead yet”, Michael now talks to us about his experiences, the social and political contexts that are now determining how we emerge from the crisis of the pandemic and questions how we can ensure that the future is more equal.

This event is free, suggested donation £4.

Michael Rosen

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Date: August 7

Time: 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

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Michael RosenMichael Rosen is one of the best-known figures in the children’s book world.  He is renowned for his work as a poet, performer, broadcaster and scriptwriter.

He is Professor of Children’s Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London and visits schools with his one-man show to enthuse children with his passion for books and poetry. In 2007 he was appointed Children’s Laureate, a role which he held until 2009.  While Laureate, he set up The Roald Dahl Funny Prize. He currently lives in London with his wife and children.

Joyce McMillan

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Time: 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

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Joyce MacMillanJoyce McMillan is theatre critic, and political social commentator for The Scotsman. She has been involved in many campaigns for democracy and human rights, both in Scotland and internationally, and has been a freelance journalist, based in  Edinburgh, Scotland, for more than 30 years.