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Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer.

Kieran Hodgson, Before Brexit

The Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominee takes us back to 1975, when things were... simple?

Woodland Walks for 100 Years of Forestry

Celebrate by enjoying the great, leafy British outdoors!

Burns Night 2019

Feel the Burns! Your January is about to perk up, with this welcome excuse to read poetry, eat haggis and drink whisky (or whichever your New Year's resolutions allow)

A Guide to Oxford for Literature Lovers

Lose yourself in the City of Dreaming Spires, where books have been read and written for centuries

This week: 17 – 23 December

From 'whodunnit' to 'well, Andy Warhol definitely did it' – there's plenty to do across the UK this week!

“O heavenly mingle!”

Antony & Cleopatra has scooped awards and wowed critics – now this love story of historic proportions is hitting cinemas as part of NT Live on 6th December

A Literature Lover’s Guide to Hampshire

We headed to Hampshire to seek out the Top 5 novel (geddit?) hot spots for book-lovers to enjoy this December

BOOK CLUB: The Top Literary Releases of November

It's easier to embrace the cold when you can cosy up with a good book...

BOOK CLUB: The Top Literary Releases of October

What with the nights drawing in, and the back to school feeling inspiring you to learn something new, Autumn is the best time of year to get into reading. So, why not try some of these new releases, tried and tested by use so you know they’re good!

A Literature Lover’s Guide to Yorkshire

Famous for more than just Dales, tea and terriers - discover some of the county's literary legends in our handy guide!

Top 5 Poetical Pursuits

Today is National Poetry Day, and to celebrate, you could do a lot verse than visiting one of our Top 5 events and venues to get your literary juices flowing.

“Art and life imitating each other”

We chatted to Director Richard Twyman, about English Touring Theatre’s latest production of Othello, which re-analyses the classic play through the lens of religion and spirituality.

BOOK CLUB: The Top Literary Releases this Summer

Sick of the usual poolside reads and banal chick lit forced upon you over the past few months? Check out the top literary releases of this summer, tried and tested by us so that you know they're good!

A Literature Lover’s Guide to Dorset

From Thomas Hardy to Enid Blyton, Lawrence of Arabia to Ian McEwan, many writers have been inspired by and sought solace in the beautiful Dorset countryside.

“Happiness has got to be paid for”

Following their adaptation of the renowned totalitarian regime in Orwell’s 1984 at the Oxford Mathematical Institute last year, Creation Theatre take on another dystopian novel in their adaption of Brave New World at Oxford’s Westgate Centre.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Cambridge Shakespeare Festival

We can’t think of any better way to spend an evening than relaxing in a park watching great theatre. So, we headed to Cambridge Shakespeare Festival to check out their rendition of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in King’s College Gardens.

A Literature Lover’s Guide to Cornwall

Retrace the footsteps of Virginia Woolf, Daphne du Maurier and DH Lawrence with our literary lover’s guide to this beautiful, romantic, but wild, county.

BOOK CLUB: The Top Literary Releases of June

Get stuck into one of our top June releases - tried and tested by us so you know that they're good.

Top 5: Independent Bookshops in Bath

Countless authors have flocked to this Somerset city in order to seek inspiration and pen some of the world’s most beloved books. It’s therefore unsurprising that Bath has a wealth of fantastic independent bookshops.

Once more unto the Library: An Interview with Kelly Eva May

We chat to Kelly Eva May from Librarian Theatre company about their upcoming production of Henry V, which is touring 10 libraries around Bristol this July as part of Bristol Shakespeare Festival!

Sharing Shakespeare: An Interview with Karen Fishwick

We chatted to Karen Fishwick, who’s currently playing theatre’s most renowned romantic female figure in the RSC’s production of Romeo and Juliet!

BOOK CLUB: The Top Literary Releases of May

Our round up of all the books to go and find from May - tried and tested by us so you know that they're good.

A Literature Lover’s Guide to Wales

Explore Wales’ literary landmarks with our handy guide.

A Literature Lover’s Guide to the Lake District

The home of Wordsworth and Ruskin, the Lake District has a lot to offer for lovers of the written word!

A Sherlock Holmes Lover's Sight-Seeing Guide

Today is Sherlock Holmes Day, so grab your pipe and deer-stalker and check out these sites that inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s celebrated novels!

BOOK CLUB: The Top Literary Releases of April

Our round up of all the books to go and find from April - tried and tested by us so you know that they're good.

A Guide to World Book Night

We've all stayed up past our bedtime reading, but these libraries are where you'll want to be on 23 April for even more bedtime book fun!

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