SciPo Interim event 2020 with TORCH: Science of the seas

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Unfortunately, we had to postpone our planned SciPo event until 2021 but we have organised an interim online poetry event!

Here we will explore poetry of the seas and water from scientific and non-scientific perspectives.


There is an associated competition on the subject 'The science of the Seas', judged by Lucy Newlyn.

£5 registration fee

Provisional Programme:


  1. Welcome
  2. Poems of the sea and a discussion of ‘how I wrote Doggerland’ (Jo Bell)
  3. Other poets and their inspirations  (Sam Illingworth/Elsa Hammond/Stephen Wren/Sarah Watkinson/Jenny Lewis)


  1. Competition winning readings
  2. Open mic
  3. Closing words

Please contact Dr Stephen Wren with any queries.

Registration Details:

Please pay your £5 registration fee to sort code 11-00-15 and account number 12343261 and email Dr Stephen Wren to confirm your registration.

Please use your full name as an online bank references. Any questions, please contact Dr Stephen Wren.