Poetry and Hope for Motor Neuron Disease

Spoken Word (poetry, science)

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  • Fringe Online - YouTube
  • 18:00
  • Aug 22
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: University of Edinburgh
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing themes

Description

Join us for an unprecedented collaboration of music, poetry, and science that celebrates creativity, hope and life. This unique event will bring together people living with motor neuron disease (MND), researchers working to find new treatments, and talented poets and musicians. Experience moving poetry with bespoke musical accompaniment, framed by vignettes from cutting-edge research scientists at the Euan MacDonald Centre for Motor Neuron Disease Research, University of Edinburgh. This event was filmed recently at the historic St Cecilia's Hall in Edinburgh.

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