May Festival: Sorley’s Bullet: WWI Commemoration Something Different

May Festival: Sorley’s Bullet: WWI Commemoration

Sorley’s Bullet: WWI Commemoration

King's College Chapel, University of Aberdeen

Tickets are available at the Festival Box Office, which is located in King’s College Conference Centre at the University of Aberdeen (Some performances could be limited) Opening Hours 9.30am – 8pm

Saturday 28th May 1pm to 2pm

Marking the centenary of the death of Old-Aberdeen-born poet, Charles Hamilton Sorley, killed by a sniper at the Battle of Loos, with readings of Sorley’s poems and a performance of Expectans Expectavi, Charles Wood’s setting of a Sorley poem (1919), by the Vhoir of King's College, Aberdeen led by David Smith. The event will include a brief talk about Sorley as well as a reading of ‘Sorley’s Bullet’, a new poem by Martin Malone.    

Supported by Balmoral Group.

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