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Lemn Sissay | Cambridge Literary Festival

Author, poet and broadcaster Lemn Sissay returns to Cambridge!

  • 18th November 2023 - 11th 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?

Forming part of St John’s College, The Bridge of Sighs is one of Cambridge’s most famous landmarks. It shares little with its Venetian namesake, but this Gothic Revival style structure is a beauty in its own right, best admired by punt.