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An unmissable evening where poetry and science meet and share a stage, a night that will sparkle with readings and short talks, when we will hear the poetry of science and see how the scientific entreprise opens up realms of poetry. Join us on this epic journey of human curiosity and imagination.
We are honoured to welcome some of Britain's most distinguished poets and prominent sceintists to this special evening.
The Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, who will read from her brand new collection, Sincerity
IVF pioneer, eminent science broadcaster and author, Lord Robert Winston
Simon Armitage, Oxford Professor of Poetry and author of The Unaccompanied
Physicist, author, braodcaster, presenter of BBC Radio Four's The LIfe Scientific, Professor Jim Al-Khalili
John Agard, recipient of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry and author of Half Caste and Clever Backbone (inspired by Darwin's theory of evolution)
Anatomist, author, broadcaster, and this year's Royal Institution Christmas Lecturer, Professor Alice Roberts
Gillian Clarke, former National Poet for Wales, recipient of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, and author of Zoology
Space scientist and presenter of the BBC's iconic astronomy programme, The Sky At Night, Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock
Daljit Nagra, winner of the Forward Best First Collection and poet-in-residence at BBC Radio Four
Geneticist, author, broadcaster, BBC Reith Lecturer, Professor Steve Jones
Imtiaz Dharker, poet, artist, film-maker, recipient of the Queen's Gold Medal.
UCL chemist, winner of the Michael Faraday Prize, Professor Andrea Sella
Grace Nichols award-winning poet and novelist
Nuclear fusion expert, lecturer at the Royal Institution, Dr Kate Lancaster
Computer scientist, inventor, broadcaster, Professor Dave Cliff
Book now! All proceeds will go to MacMillan Cancer Support.