Archive: Jun 2019

Michael at the Festival of Ideas

On Sunday 16th September, Michael joined Guardian journalist Claire Armitstead at the Festival of Ideas in London. This was the first year of the festival launched by the Royal Academy of Art bringing together artists and writers to discuss creativity. Michael was in conversation discussing his latest two books Flamingo… Read More

Michael Morpurgo, A Lifetime In Stories

Michael Morpurgo, A Lifetime In Stories Museum of Childhood, London: 22 July 2017 – 25 February 2018 Museum of Somerset: 17 March – 7 July 2018 The Dick Institute, Kilmarnock: August – Dec 2018 Leeds City Museum: Spring 2019 Burton at Bideford, Devon Summer 2019… Read More

The War Horse cast visit Iddesleigh

On 31 Aug, Michael showed the cast of War Horse around his home village Iddesleigh. After reading them the prologue to War Horse, he showed the cast around and spoke about the inspiration behind the book. Here are some lovely pictures from the day!… Read More

War Horse: The Story in Concert – Edinburgh

Michael Morpurgo’s emotionally-charged story narrated live by the author, with specially arranged music performed by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra 4:00pm, Sunday 18 November 2018.  More information here. Read More
War Horse Leaflet Cover

War Horse: The Story in Concert – Leeds

Date: Sun 25 November  Venue: Victoria Hall Orchestra of Opera North St Peter’s Singers David Angus – conductor Michael Morpurgo – narrator In the centenary year marking the end of the First World War, the Orchestra of Opera North performs War Horse: The Story in Concert. With guest… Read More
Poppy Field words and music concert flyer

Poppy Field – Michael Morpurgo, Clare Morpurgo, Voices at the Door

Date: 16th December Time: 16:30 – 18:80 Venue: Sint – Jacobskerk Gezelleplein 9 8900 Ypres A half-written poem, a field with poppies and a series of strange encounters mark the past of four generations of farmers’ families from Ypres . At his favorite spot, looking across the Poppy Field , Max listens to his grandfather’s story, a story about… Read More

Michael Morpurgo in concert this Autumn and Christmas!

Don’t miss the chance to see Michael performing his spellbinding storytelling live, at unforgettable events around the country and abroad. The War Horse concert, first performed at the Albert Hall in London in 2016 will be coming to Leeds and Edinburgh this Autumn on 18 November and 25 November. Read More