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Lemn Sissay | Cambridge Literary Festival

Author, poet and broadcaster Lemn Sissay returns to Cambridge!

  • 18th November 2023
  • 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

As dawn breaks each morning, Lemn Sissay composes a short poem. He has done this every day for the past decade. The poet, playwright, comedian and acclaimed author returns to Cambridge to present his life-affirming and characteristically witty new collection of these stirring sunrise poems, Let the Light Pour In. Expect resilience and defiant joy.

Introduced by the New Statesman‘s Britain Editor Anoosh Chakelian.


  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • wheelchair access

Accessibility Facilities

  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Designated wheelchair public toilet
  • Induction loops
  • Staff available to assist
  • Wheel chair accessible

Did you know?

The first game of football, as we know it, was played in Cambridge in 1848.