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Haliwerfolc (Poetry reading, 1st June)


A host of poets from the North East and beyond come together to celebrate the region’s traditions and identity at this intriguingly-titled event. Visit Empty Shop HQ on 1st June, at […]

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New Podcast: Corpus Christi Plays in Durham


Picture medieval Durham one day in the late spring. Plays are performed in the city from dawn until dusk. An elaborate procession moves from the marketplace to the Cathedral, bearing a shrine. […]

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The craft of cruelty: an anatomy of the satiric fiction of Evelyn Waugh (Seminar, 26th May)


Join the next Inventions of the Text seminar, where Dr Jason Harding will do something that one is not supposed to: explain a joke – specifically the humour of Evelyn Waugh. The […]

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