Larkin25 was a 25 week programme of events and projects commemorating the life and work of Philip Larkin. Encompassing public art projects, music and poetry events, theatre and dance performances and exhibitions, many thousands of people enjoyed the cultural showcase in 2010.

Copyright © Dennis Low/Larkin25
Dennis Low was appointed as Larkin25 Photographer in Residence, and captured numerous special moments and behind the scenes glimpses, including portraits of Sir Tom Courtenay, Sir Andrew Motion, Barrie Rutter, and Dr Jean Hartley, Larkin’s publisher and the instigator of the Larkin Trail. A small selection of the vast body of work created by Dennis is visible here.
Larkin reading
Larkin portrait 1
Larkin and sign
Larkin on quayside
Three Poets

Larkin and Friend on Pier
Larkin at graduation
Larkin portrait 2
Self Portrait
Larkin on Hessle Foreshore

Larkin in Library
Larkin with family
Listening to music with friend
Larkin with camera
Larkin with wallpaper

Four Poets
Larkin with library staff
Larkin in his office
Larkin outside the Brynmor Jones Library
Larkin on bench outside the Brynmor Jones Library

© Larkin25 2024