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Dystopian fantasy is a comic feast Reviewed by William Palmer in Wednesday, 29 July 2009 While it is always a pleasure to read a new John Murray novel, it is not so easy to review one. The usual dutiful compression of plot (“Joanna is a middle-aged novelist whose marriage has run out of steam”) and [...]
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What's OnApr24Wed9:30 am Exhibition – Dorothy Wordsworth: The Wonders of the Everyday – Grasmere (until 5 January)Exhibition – Dorothy Wordsworth:…Apr 24 @ 9:30 am – Jan 5 @ 5:30 pmOver the last 100 years, Dorothy Wordsworth has been increasingly seen as vital to William Wordsworth’s creative imagination. This exhibition is the first ever [...]May19Sun11:00 am Poetry workshop with Martin Malone @ Tullie House, Carlisle – CANCELLEDPoetry workshop with Martin Malo…May 19 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED** Explore the Tullie House art collection with award-winning poet Martin Malone and use artworks as an inspiration for your [...]12:00 pm Story Time workshops with Ian Douglas @ Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts HouseStory Time workshops with Ian Do…May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pmStoryteller Ian Douglas has set up home for the day in one of Blackwell’s lovely inglenook fireplaces. Book on to this family workshop and [...]May24Fri7:30 pm Brewery Poets, Kendal: Jean Harrison & Pauline YarwoodBrewery Poets, Kendal: Jean Harr…May 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pmJean Harrison is retired, writing steadily and has poetry published in a number of magazines and in two collections published by Cinnamon Press, Junction [...]May25Sat10:30 am Walking Stories : Leaving Footprints – writing workshop with Geraldine Green, UlverstonWalking Stories : Leaving Footpr…May 25 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm“A single walker, stepping into the procession of language.” Seamus Heaney In an exploration of actual and imaginative space, these four creative writing workshops [...]Jun4Tue9:30 am Residential Creative Writing Course, Castle DouglasResidential Creative Writing Cou…Jun 4 @ 9:30 am – Jun 5 @ 5:00 pmDumfries & Galloway’s landscape, people and places have been the inspiration for many writers – poets, novelists, playwrights. If you have ever been [...]Jun6Thu7:30 pm Melvyn Bragg on ‘Grace and Mary’ – CarlisleMelvyn Bragg on ‘Grace and Mary’…Jun 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pmMelvyn Bragg talks about his new novel, Grace and Mary, a profoundly moving story spanning three generations. John visits his ageing mother Mary in [...]
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New Writing Cumbria
- Up to London in a posh outfit May 17, 2013
- Tuesday Poem: An Interview with Sylvia Plath May 13, 2013
- Fiesole - Etruscans, compensations and good company May 12, 2013
- Bega of St. Bees: the Irish princess, nun, or pagan relic? April 30, 2013
- Tourist trinkets, Roman-style March 6, 2013
- The genius cucullatus, or the Original Hoodie January 29, 2013