PeeblesshireLiterature

25
FEB
Japan Now
British Library

Japan Now returns to the British Library with a packed day exploring contemporary writing and culture from this fascinating country.Alex Kerr author of Lost Japan reflects on the beauty and destruction of the Japanese landscape and leading writers including Hiromi Kawakami author…

Location: Somerstown
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01937 546546
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26
FEB
Local Writers Meetup
Royal Oak

Profiling three local authorsWith local stories from Kilnsey Show a chance to discover an unknown side to Charlotte Bronte and imagine life on an alternate universe Writers Meetup is a chance to discover three very different local writers.Victoria Benn with her new…

Location: Settle
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 05603 845693
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01
MAR
Giovanna Fletcher
The Glee Club Birmingham

HAPPY MUM HAPPY BABY is an honest upbeat and incredibly personal account of Giovannas own experience of motherhood. This is not an advice book or a manual for how to have the perfect family experience Gi is the first to admit…

Location: Birmingham
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 08714 720400
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03
MAR
ELLY GRIFFITHS – Talk & Book Signing
The Collection

ELLY GRIFFITHS Talk & SigningThe Chalk Pit ‐ Friday 3rd March 7pmElly Griffiths returns to Lincoln to talk about and sign copies of her latest Ruth Galloway title The Chalk Pit. Tickets available at £4 from Lindum Books and The…

Location: Lincoln
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01522 782040
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03
MAR
Kenneth Baker: On the Burning of Books
British Library

The political sage Kenneth Baker in an illustrated lecture records the many times throughout history when books have been burnt for political religious or personal reasons. Ranging politically from Ancient China and the Nazis to Animal Farm and Chairman Mao; religiously from…

Location: Somerstown
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01937 546546
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06
MAR
The Art of Non-Fiction
British Library

As non‐fiction writers become more innovative in finding new structures and voices with which to tell their stories how do they decide on their approach What are the literary models on which they draw Join our panel of authors as they discuss…

Location: Somerstown
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01937 546546
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06
MAR
The Mesmerist: Science vs Superstition in the Vict
British Library

If you needed a tumour removed or a leg amputated in the early 1800s the most surgeons could offer as pain relief was a large swig of brandy. Even less effective physicians relied on leeches cupping and toxic potions. So when mesmerism…

Location: Somerstown
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01937 546546
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07
MAR
Typesetting Feminism: Virago Press
British Library

An evening of discussion and film on the eve of International Womens Day with Carmen Callil Lennie Goodings and Claire Whalley. In 1973 inspired by the radical feminist magazine Spare Rib 30‐year‐old publicist Carmen Callil shook the foundations of the publishing world…

Location: Somerstown
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01937 546546
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08
MAR
CIBSE BIM Roadshow: Belfast
Titanic Museum

.For all the publicity surrounding BIM and the Government requirement for the use of BIM Level 2 on its contracts many working across the construction supply chain still lack real understanding of BIM; competence in the processes; and knowledge of its application…

Location: Belfast
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 02087 723627
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08
MAR
Rebels in the Archives
British Library

The British Library celebrates International Womens Day with a conversation on the power and potential of archiving feminist movements as Jill Liddington Abi Morgan Heidi Safia Mirza and Deborah Withers discuss their engagement with archives of activism. Margaretta Jolly project director of…

Location: Somerstown
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01937 546546
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13
MAR
Joseph Conrad Study Day
British Library

This study day considers Conrads career as a novelist and his contribution to British culture in the year that has been designated Joseph Conrad Year in Poland. Joseph Conrad probably now best known as the author of Heart of Darkness and The…

Location: Somerstown
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01937 546546
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13
MAR
National Life Stories Lecture 2017: David Kynaston
British Library

Uncovering the unspoken: memory and post‐war Britain reflects on memory and its place in the historical analysis of post‐war British society.David Kynaston has been a professional historian since 1973 and has written 18 books including The City of London a widely acclaimed…

Location: Somerstown
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01937 546546
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