Blog Archives

Alan Johnson: In My Life

Alan Johnson: In My Life Alan Johnson is one of the most popular politicians of recent times and now a best-selling author, his memoirs selling half a million copies to date. Inspired by his latest book, In My Life, in this highly entertaining show Alan tells his personal story with the help of some of the […]

Read more...

ONCE UPON A LABRADOR

A collection of whimsical verses written by Charles Garland, with illustrations by Harry Venning. Performed by Charles Garland Recorded cameo music by Rick Wakeman Directed by Sam Snape “Once Upon a Labrador” is an evening of humour with Charles Garland and featuring his best friend and star of the show, Alfie the Labrador. Recorded cameo music […]

Read more...

Stratford Literary Festival

Celebrating its 12th year in 2019, the Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is an exciting mixture of debate, ideas, celebrity author events, workshops and humour. Alongside this is a programme of education events in Stratford and local schools involving favourite authors, poets and illustrators, entertaining and inspiring children from 2 to 18. The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is the […]

Read more...

Monkey: A Puppet Show

John Roberts and PuppetCraft (Suitable for ages 4+) TO BOOK TICKETS for Children’s Day, please call the Box Office on 01789 207100. Tickets £20 per child for events all day £35 for two children and £15 each subsequent child OR £5 per session Adults attending events: £3

Read more...

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst: The Story of Alice

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst: The Story of Alice Following his acclaimed life of Dickens, Robert Douglas-Fairhurst illuminates the tangled history of two lives and two books. Drawing on numerous unpublished sources, he examines in detail the peculiar friendship between the Oxford mathematician Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) and Alice Liddell, the child for whom he invented the Alice […]

Read more...

Successful self-publishing

Successful self-publishing with Joanna Penn This course is run in partnership with Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival 2015. The festival’s programme offers a range of events of all different styles encompassing talks, panel debates, workshops, in-conversations and readings for both adults and children, from 27 April until 2 May in Stratford-upon-Avon. Self-publishing is an empowering way for […]

Read more...