Poem on paper

Here you can see the full collection of the fascinating facsimile extracts from some of Larkin’s notebooks, showing annotated drafts of several of his poems and giving an invaluable insight into his creative process.
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Philip Larkin with camara

In this section you can explore the range of images that feature on this website - including images of and by Larkin, and photographic projects that formed part of the Larkin25 commemorative programme.
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Philip Larkin standing against fallen tree on a pebbled beach

Explore the range of audio material featured on the Larkin Trail. In this section you can download Larkin Trail podcasts, hear Larkin reading his poetry, listen to the jazz he loved, and hear extracts from larkin25 plays and poetry readings
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Ship in dock

Here you can access moving image material that features on the site - including Classlane Media’s acclaimed artist’s video of the poem, Here, narrated by Sir Tom Courtenay, and an interview with sculptor Martin Jennings, who created the Larkin sculpture at the Paragon Interchange.
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