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Writing: Making Your Mark ( A pop-up exhibition)

Fri 26 Apr to Tue 28 May 2019 (1 month)

Writing: Making Your Mark ( A pop-up exhibition)

Come along and be part of a nationwide conversation on the origins, means and future of writing. Perfect for families, this pop-up display draws on the themes of the British Library exhibition, which spans five millenn.....Read more

Spring Storywalks: We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Thu 30 May 2019

Spring Storywalks: We're Going on a Bear Hunt

We're Going on a Bear Hunt. Join us in celebrating 30 years of Michael Rosen's magical story "We're Going on a Bear Hunt." We're not scared, so join us for our very own bear hunt as we wade through rivers, battle .....Read more

Spring Storywalks: We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Thu 30 May 2019

Spring Storywalks: We're Going on a Bear Hunt

We're Going on a Bear Hunt Join us in celebrating 30 years of Michael Rosen's magical story "We're Going on a Bear Hunt." We're not scared, so join us for our very own bear hunt as we wade through rivers, battle s.....Read more

Spring Storywalks: We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Fri 31 May 2019

Spring Storywalks: We're Going on a Bear Hunt

We're Going on a Bear Hunt Join us in celebrating 30 years of Michael Rosen's magical story "We're Going on a Bear Hunt." We're not scared, so join us for our very own bear hunt as we wade through rivers, battle sno.....Read more

Dewsbury Library: An Introduction to Calligraphy

Mon 03 Jun 2019

Dewsbury Library: An Introduction to Calligraphy

An event running as part of the Writing: Making Your Mark exhibition. An introduction to the art of calligraphy. Learn the basics and try your hand at some calligraphic techniques. Please note, attendees will need.....Read more

Yorkshire rival poets Philip Larkin and Ted Hughes finally broug

Wed 10 Apr to Sun 21 Jul 2019 (3 months)

Yorkshire rival poets Philip Larkin and Ted Hughes finally broug

‘Larkin and Hughes: Poets and Rivals’ is an exhibition, on display in the University’s Heritage Quay, is a “major contribution to Hughes-Larkin story” – The exhibition runs to the 21 July THE two men widely regarded a.....Read more

Pick Up A Pen | Creative Writing

Wed 05 Jun to Wed 21 Aug 2019 (3 months)

Pick Up A Pen | Creative Writing

Do you like reading or listening to a story and letting it carry you off? Do you enjoy the music of rhyme or the word play of comedy verse? Join local writers, Emma Priestly and Winston Plowes for these inclusive and .....Read more

Rose Condo: The Geography of Me at Holmfirth Arts Festival 2019

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Rose Condo: The Geography of Me at Holmfirth Arts Festival 2019

The Geography of Me by ROSE CONDO (UK/Canada) Where in the world is Rose Condo? A solo spoken word show by multiple slam winning Canadian poet (and self-proclaimed map nerd) Rose Condo. Rose takes audiences on.....Read more

LandLines film and soundcape at Holmfirth Arts Festival 2019

Fri 14 to Sun 16 Jun 2019 (3 days)

LandLines film and soundcape at Holmfirth Arts Festival 2019

LandLines by HOLMFIRTH WRITERS GROUP Free event. Welcome to the listening room, where you can hear the voices of Holmfirth Writers’ Group sharing a selection of their own prose and poetry. This intriguing film and .....Read more

Cleckheaton Library: An Introduction to Calligraphy

Mon 24 Jun 2019

Cleckheaton Library: An Introduction to Calligraphy

An event running as part of the Writing: Making Your Mark exhibition. An introduction to the art of calligraphy. Learn the basics and try your hand at some calligraphic techniques. Please note, attendees will need.....Read more

Rachael Blok

Thu 23 May 2019

Rachael Blok

Rachael Blok Under The Ice, set in St Albans, 'a lyrical, haunting thriller, that's impossible to put down' Harpenden Library Thursday 23rd May 7.15pm #hertslitfest19 Tickets £7.00 https://bit.ly/2TFzCju C.....Read more

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

Wed 29 to Thu 30 May 2019 (2 days)

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

A musical play adapted and directed by David Wood, based on the book by Judith Kerr. Direct from a smash hit West End season, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns to the stage, celebrating 50 years of Britain’s best-love.....Read more

Batley Library: An Introduction to Calligraphy

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Batley Library: An Introduction to Calligraphy

An event running as part of the Writing: Making Your Mark exhibition. An introduction to the art of calligraphy. Learn the basics and try your hand at some calligraphic techniques. Please note, attendees will need.....Read more

James Swallow

Tue 04 Jun 2019

James Swallow

Sunday Times Bestseller James Swallow will be at Stevenage Library talking about his latest thriller, Shadow featuring Marc Dane Tuesday 4th June at 7.15pm Tickets £7.00 / £5.00 concessions available online and in .....Read more

The Harpenden Spy

Thu 06 Jun 2019

The Harpenden Spy

The Harpenden Spy On the 75th anniversary of D-Day, bestselling crime novelist Howard Linskey will be talking about his new novel, 'Ungentlemanly Warfare' Tuesday 6th June at Harpenden Library - 7.30pm Tickets .....Read more

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