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EXPERT COMMENT: Goth, steampunk and the state of subculture today

EXPERT COMMENT: Goth, steampunk and the state of subculture today

Nov 10, 2016 11:28 GMT
​Claire Nally, Senior Lecturer in Twentieth-Century English Literature at Northumbria, ...

How to get away with murder

How to get away with murder

May 17, 2016 13:55 BST
Join three writers of thrilling and bestselling novels as they read from their latest b...

​​​Get thee to a library! Events to celebrate 400 years of Shakespeare

Mar 23, 2016 15:07 GMT
A wide variety of events is being organised by Bury Libraries and archive department to...

BCI Exhibit July 3 / The late Koljo Karamfilov through the eyes of his son - poet and writer Rosen Karamfilov

BCI Exhibit July 3 / The late Koljo Karamfilov through the eyes of his son - poet and writer Rosen Karamfilov

Jun 22, 2015 13:56 BST
Exhibit opening on July 3d at 7pm at BCI London, 188 Queen's Gate Rosen Karamfilov pre...

The Poetry Society Hosts Free, Live Online Reading

The Poetry Society Hosts Free, Live Online Reading

Oct 14, 2014 16:38 BST
Poetry lovers have a new way to hear their favourite writers read their work live -- wh...

Willy Russell confirmed as literature festival guest

Willy Russell confirmed as literature festival guest

Sep 04, 2014 10:46 BST
Legendary dramatist, lyricist and composer Willy Russell will be amongst a host of big ...

Library group in fresh search for classic readers

Library group in fresh search for classic readers

Sep 03, 2014 09:47 BST
The Rochdale Library Classic Reads Group is looking to entice new members who share the...

Milnrow author launches tale of area’s WW1 heroes

Milnrow author launches tale of area’s WW1 heroes

Aug 11, 2014 11:01 BST
Author Ralph Davidson, from Milnrow, unveiled a poignant new book during a special laun...

Bees and breakfast – Television presenter Bill Turnbull joins festival headliners

Bees and breakfast – Television presenter Bill Turnbull joins festival headliners

Jul 03, 2014 11:21 BST
Television presenter Bill Turnbull will be one of the headline speakers at this year’s ...

International festival star confirms Rochdale performance

International festival star confirms Rochdale performance

May 08, 2014 17:03 BST
Jackie Kay MBE has confirmed an appearance at Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival ...