Evening Events & Music

Friday 30 August

Penny Pepper – the Naked Punk – poetry, passion and polemic. The Printworks.

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You may also be interested in: VG Lee, Paul Burston and Salena Godden

This fabulous early music ensemble explores the imagined history of troubadour Countess Beatriz de Dia (1140-1212). Opus Theatre.

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You may also enjoy: Shakespeare with Michael Pennington

Author Christopher Priest introduces the screening of the 2006 film starring Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, David Bowie and Scarlett Johansson. You’ll believe in Magic. Kino Teatr.

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You may also be interested in: An Audience with Christopher Priest; Screening of 1984.

Eccentric, creative and innovative poet, troubadour, phenomenon, beloved of not just the steampunk crowd. St Mary in the Castle.

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You may also enjoy: Reflections on the Doctor; Dystopian Fiction panel, Hanna Jameson – The Last.

Saturday 31 August

Poet, former world judo champion and tetraplegic Owen Lowery explores themes of art, literature, military history, love, and football. Kino Teatr.

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You may also like: The Kotan Chronicles of Sarashino Genzo; VG Lee; Workshop 4: In Other Words – writing poetry with Kim Lasky; Paul Burston.

Local author Paul Burston on his new book The Closer I Get with Suzi Feay, literary critic and writer.

Stade Hall.

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Michael Pennington, co-founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, gives an astounding one-man performance, bringing the Bard of Stratford to life. Opus Theatre.

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You may also be interested in: Workshop 8 – Writing Comedy with John Knowles.

Renaissance One presents Don’t Stop the Carnival – the story of Black music in Britain – with journalist and broadcaster Kevin Le Gendre and musical guests.

Stade Hall.

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Three events make one great evening! See Paul Burston in conversation with Suzi Feay, Kevin Le Gendre and guest musician, and Salena Godden for just one ticket.

Stade Hall

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A screening of Blinded by the Light followed by a talk and audience discussion with the author of the book the film was based on, presenter and journalist Sarfraz Manzoor. Kino Teatr.


Sunday 1 September