Steve Foote: Mervyn Peake in Sark

Part of the Guernsey Literary Festival!

Mervyn Peake is widely considered to be one of the twentieth century’s most original and innovative novelists, poets and artists.

He is best known for the Gormenghast trilogy. Peake lived in Sark during two formative stages of his life: during the 1930s as a single man, where he joined an artists’ colony known as The Sark Group and between 1947 and 1950 when he returned to the island with his young family.

Mervyn Peake: Son of Sark is intended as a guide to Sark for those familiar with the work of Mervyn Peake, and an introduction to Peake’s work for those familiar with the island.

1pm - 2pm

Tickets £6/£4

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