Wellness Walk: Poetry & Music at the Botanic Gardens – BOOKED OUT with Jane Clarke and James Mahon
In Partnership with National Botanic Gardens of Ireland
THIS EVENT IS BOOKED OUT. YOU CAN ADD YOUR NAME TO OUR WAITING LIST ON THE BOOKING PAGE BELOW.
poet Jane Clarke and piper James Mahon for this unique event immersed in the beautiful and peaceful surrounds of the National Botanic Gardens. The event will consist of a relaxed and uplifting walk, pausing along the way for music and poetry attuned to the remarkable biodiversity of the surroundings.
Jane Clarke is the author of two poetry collections, The River and When the Tree Falls (Bloodaxe Books 2015 & 2019), as well as an illustrated chapbook, All the Way Home,(Smith|Doorstop 2019). Jane’s awards include the 2016 Hennessy Literary Award for Poetry and the 2016 Listowel Writers’ Week Poem of the Year. Her third collection, A Change in the Air, will be published by Bloodaxe in May 2023. www.janeclarkepoetry.ie
James Mahon is an award-winning musician and composer who has performed globally as a solo artist and with internationally recognised bands such as Afro Celt Sound System and Kíla. His work as a composer has recently been recognised with an IFTA award for score of the Irish film Arracht and with an Oscar Nomination for his work on the score of Cartoon Saloon’s Wolfwalkers. He is in high demand as a tutor doing master classes globally.