Diane Pacitti – Dark Angelic Mills

by Bradford Cathedral

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Created by Bradford Cathedral’s Poet in Residence during its Centenary year, the poems look at Bradford’s Victorian period of ascendancy and explore its imperial legacy.

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Created by Bradford Cathedral’s Poet in Residence during its Centenary year, the poems look at Bradford’s Victorian period of ascendancy and explore its imperial legacy. But they also point a way forward by celebrating a city which once suffered violent riots, but now offers examples of creative collaboration between people of different racial and religious backgrounds.

The collection includes poems on the landscape and its reduction to ownership and monetary value, and the local impact of wars, industrialism, and the rise of nationalist politics. It celebrates the great northern spiritual tradition with poems devoted to Hilda and Cuthbert and local figures such as Emily Bronte. Reflecting the Cathedral’s rhythm of prayer and its role within the city, poems centred on Christ and the Biblical narrative are juxtaposed with others focussed on contemporary themes.

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Bradford Cathedral

Bradford's beautiful Cathedral is a hidden jewel waiting to be discovered. Set in tranquil gardens the Cathedral is alive with a sense of story from its thirteen centuries at the heart of the city.

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