What’s On: North East Literature and Book Events in August 2019

What are you reading this holidays? Hopefully you've got something good on the go, but if you're in need of inspiration here are the best book talks and activities happening in Durham, Newcastle, Teesside, Sunderland and around the North East this August. Make sure you subscribe or submit your event to avoid missing out next... Continue Reading →

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The Classical Underworld as a Memoryscape (Public Lecture, 21st August)

Travel down to the Greek underworld in our third Late Summer Lecture. Madeleine Scherer will guide you through the significance of this place in classical tradition and later literary reimaginations. Free and open to all, from students and schools to members of the public. When: 4th September, 17.30-18.30 Where: Alington House Community Association Reserve your... Continue Reading →

New Podcast: Sounds Unreal

Stream here or download via your favourite podcast player. Sound is part of our everyday life experience, but it’s hard to understand and define its meaning and workings; sound can feel strange or unfamiliar when we try to put it into words. Professor Helen Abbott, a specialist in nineteenth-century French poetry and music at the... Continue Reading →

Durham Book Festival 2019

Durham is a 'City of Books'. A bold message from this year's Durham Book Festival, but one that will be proved accurate from 5th to 13th October when international authors come to the city as well as the County, and writers are inspired by the region to develop new work for the world. We're proud... Continue Reading →

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