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Scaling the Galleries with Helen Mort

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:

by email -

by phone - 0191 334 5694

This event is part of Durham Book Festival 2018.

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