Scaling the Galleries with Helen Mort

Oriental Museum Elvet Hill Durham DH1 3TH


Thursday 11 October 2018, 7-9pm


Climb the galleries of the Oriental Museum with award winning poet Helen Mort.

To coincide with the museum's “Scaling the Heights” exhibition about mountains and mountaineering literature, Helen makes a welcome return to Durham to present a selection of her poetry and prose interspersed with excerpts from contemporary accounts of historic Himalayan climbing expeditions.

This is a promenade event with limited tickets available.


Tickets £5.00. Contact the Oriental Museum to book a place:

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by phone - 0191 334 5694

This event is part of Durham Book Festival 2018.

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