Thurs 19 Apr,
The pursuits and pleasures of the Less-well-off. How did the working classes spend their leisure time and enjoy themselves? Philippa looks at the amusements of the lower orders of society.
Wed 18 Apr
WED 18 APR 7.30PM During the 1830’s and 1840’s Britain was gripped by two ‘Railw...
Tues 1 May
BY ARTHUR MILLER
Miller’s best known play is, ostensibly, about the witch hunts...
Tues 3 Apr
BY KAZUO ISHIGURO
This year’s award of the Nobel Prize to Ishiguro requires our...
Wed 21 Feb
WED 21 FEB 7.30PM He’s our greatest folk hero-but did he even really exist? Look...
Tues 6 Feb
BY MARCEL PROUST
To tie in with our earlier choice, we look at the work of the...
Wed 17 Jan
In December 2015, Leon McCarron set off from Jerusalem to walk 1000 miles throug...
Wed 14 Mar
Forget the Da Vinci Code. What were the origins of this order of warrior monks?...
Tues 6 Mar
BY FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
This is Dostoyevsky’s last novel and carries the weight o...