Saturday, 19 May, 2012: Museums at Night: Poetry Night at MERL and launch of Lesley Saunders’ Cloud Camera, 6-10pm

Join Two Rivers Press for an evening of poetry readings, local beer and the chance to visit the ‘Our Sporting Life’ exhibition at MERL, which opens on 16 May, or take a relaxing out of hours stroll around the Museum and garden.

The event will also be the launch of Lesley Saunders’ new collection Cloud Camera.

These are the poets you can meet, and greet, and hear reading:

At 6pm: Tom Phillips, Kate Behrens and Adrian Blamires

At 8pm: Ian House, Susan Utting, Lesley Saunders

The event is part of the national Museums at Night event and is absolutely free .

Museums at Night is a national event when hundreds of museums, galleries, libraries, archives and heritage sites open their doors for special evening events. It takes place between Friday May 18 – Sunday May 20 2012