Back Stowell Street, West Walls
Newcastle & Gateshead
Tyne and Wear
Morden Tower is one of Britain's best-known literary landmarks. For the past 45 years, hundreds of poets have come from all over the world to give readings in this ancient turret-room on Newcastle's city walls.
Some of the poets and writers that have read at Morden Tower include:
Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gregory Corso, Hugh MacDiarmid, J.H.Prynne, Alan Hull, Tom Raworth