Rosie Jackson poetry and Frances Eustace on viola da gamba 30 March

Poetry and Music

Pam Zinnemann-Hope, Rosie Jackson poets

Frances Eustace on viola da gamba and other early instruments

Thursday 30 March, 8pm

Tickets: £10/£25 with dinner before. Please phone 01308 459511 to book.


Rosie Jackson

`… fluid, eloquent poems… Rosie Jackson has an emotional range which encompasses tragedy as well as curiosity and delight.’ Helen Dunmore

Rosie Jackson has become renowned as a performer of her poetry since she started sharing her poems aloud ten years ago. Her poems are of particular interest to art-lovers. A number of artists have made work inspired by hers, while she in turn has written a body of poems inspired by  the work of visionary English artist Stanley Spencer and his first wife Hilda Carline, in addition to many pieces which take art as a starting point. Read more…

Pam Zinnemann-Hope

2011 portraits 027Pam Zinnemann-Hope’s first collection, On Cigarette Papers, was short-listed for the Seamus Heaney Centre Prize. She adapted it for Radio 4’s Afternoon Play in which she acted alongside Eleanor Bron, Greg Weis et al.

She has been a poetry reader on Radio 3 and her poetry has won significant prizes.

Pam is published in numerous anthologies, and in Who’s In The Next Room. She is also a children’s author.

Pam curates regular wonderful Poetry and Music evenings at Sladers Yard including  slots for poems from the floor, one poem each, of not more than 50 lines. If you would like to read please contact Pam Zinnemann-Hope

Frances Eustace

Frances Eustace with instrumentsFrances Eustace has a distinguished career in the field of early music. She began playing the bassoon as a teenager and after graduating from Surrey University she won a Countess of Munster Award to study with Roger Birnstingl at the Geneva Conservatoire (Gold medal, Classe de Perfectionnement).

Since 1983 she has performed with all the leading orchestras in London and many in Germany, Belgium and Holland. She has been involved in award winning recordings with Tavener Players, The London Classical Players, Gabrieli Players, Ensemble Sonnerie and was a member of The London Oboe Band. She was a member of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment from 1989 to 1996 and her solo CD on instruments from 1600 to 1910 (The Finchcocks Collection) is regularly broadcast across the world from the ABC to the BBC. Read more…

Sladers Yard’s acclaimed Café will offer a choice of three main courses for the £15 ticket, one meat, one seafood and a vegetarian option. Let us know if you are vegan and we will happily cater for you.  Desserts, cheese boards, drinks and coffees will all be available á la carte.

Please phone 01308 459511 to book


About Sladers Yard

Sladers Yard is an art gallery and cafe in West Bay, Dorset. Our art gallery showcases contemporary British Art, Furniture and Craft whilst the licensed cafe serves fresh, locally produced homecooked food and drinks.
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