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Richard McKane | 02-Oct-16

The poet and translator Richard McKane passed away on Saturday 17 September 2016.

Richard's funeral is confirmed for Friday 7 October at 11am at St Bride's, Fleet Street, London. There will be drinks afterwards at the Humble Grape. Everyone is very welcome.

The cremation will be held at the South Essex Crematorium, Upminster at 3.40pm to which all are also most welcome.

On 18th October, at Pushkin House, Richard will be remembered by friends and colleagues, with readings from his own poetry and his translations and memories and recollections.

Chaired by Lucy Daniels
Contributions from: Alla Gelich, Jehane Markham, Helen Szamuely, Robert Chandler, David Brummell, Penelope Dimond, Larissa Kuznetsova, Stephen Watts (tbc)… and others yet to be announced.
Tuesday 18th October 2016 7:30 pm
Pushkin House, 5A Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TA

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