Talk: Understanding John Bradburne

John Randal Bradburne, was an English lay member of the Order of St Francis, a poet and pilgrim who eventually made his home in Mutoko, Rhodesia where he served as a warden and carer for the residents of the Mutemwa leper colony. He was killed by nationalist guerrillas in 1979, and is now a candidate for canonisation. The John Bradburne Memorial Society (JBMS) will holding an online Zoom Meeting, hosted by Christopher Robson on Wednesday 15th July at 18.45 (UK time)

The conversation will be about John Bradburne's life and the formative literary influences on him and how these helped form his poetry.

Join the meeting here: with the Meeting ID 847 7216 6792 and Password 360157

The organisers look forward to seeing you then, and say please feel free to pass this onto anyone you think may be interested.

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Tags: John Bradburne, Zimbabwe, Poetry, Christopher Robson

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