10:00am Thursday 29th January 2015
Famous poet Lemn Sissay explains how a traumatic childhood could not repress his poems on the eve of the Woodstock Poetry Festival
3:49pm Thursday 3rd November 2016
Reading his own specially commissioned poem to a crowd of 20,000 people gathered to commemorate the centenary of The Somme was an occasion Lemn Sissay will never forget, perhaps the defining moment of his career. “That stands out above and beyond everything else. I was very proud to be there,” he accedes.