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

Summer seems to have arrived at last - good news for readers who love to lounge on the beach with a book, though it does mean that many of our region's regular book events are winding down for the season. Nevertheless, there are still some activities happening in Durham, Newcastle, Teesside, Sunderland and around the... Continue Reading →


The Political Warfare Executive and British Culture (Public seminar, 27th June)

Come along and find out about the fascinating work being done by the Political Warfare Executive project, which is looking at the ways in which British authors and intellectuals were recruited to the wartime propaganda campaign. Everyone welcome to this set of three talks, held in Elvet Riverside 157, on 27th June at 17.15. While... Continue Reading →

SPEAK: A New Poetry Salon for the North East

Suzannah V. Evans introduces SPEAK: Salon, a new venture between Durham and York that invites everyone to experience poetry in performance. The first free salon is 11th June, 18.30, in Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre. SPEAK: Salon is a new and occasional poetry salon based between the cities of Durham and York, and open... Continue Reading →

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