Eamonn Hughes -‘The Train and the River’- Van Morrison’s Belfast

Eamonn Hughes -‘The Train and the River’- Van Morrison’s Belfast 21Oct

Eamonn Hughes portrait

Drawing on his experience of working with Van Morrison, Hughes examines the ways in which Morrison’s representation of Belfast offers a different view of the city from ubiquitous images of it as a city of conflict.

In turn, you are offered an insight into the originality and innovation Morrison brings to the art of song writing.

Eamonn Hughes teaches at the School of English at Queen’s University Belfast. Specialising in Irish literary and cultural studies, his history of Irish literature was broadcast by BBCNI in 2009. He worked with Van Morrison on his selected lyrics Lit Up Inside (2014).

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This is a joint event between Liverpool Literary Festival and Liverpool Irish Festival, sponsored by The Institute of Irish Studies.

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£8/£6

When

21 October 2018
5:15pm-6:30pm

End time is estimated, not definitive!

Where

Victoria Gallery and Museum
Ashton Street
Liverpool
L69 3DR