Monthly Archives: June 2012

Celebrating International Poetry, 4 July, Cambridge

Presented by Wasafiri, the Magazine of International Contemporary Writing and The Open University FREE EVENT on Wednesday 4 July from 6.30pm At The Open University in the East of England Cintra House, 12 Hills Road Cambridge CB2 1PF With Agnès … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Uncovered: Ethan Hawke on Macbeth, tonight 9pm BBC4

Shakespeare Uncovered: Ethan Hawke sets out to prepare himself for the possibility of playing the role of Macbeth by uncovering the true story behind the play, seeing some of the greatest productions and discovering the extraordinary insights into the criminal … Continue reading

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Beyond the Frame Exhibition Launch

Beyond the Frame: India in Britain, 1858 – 1950 Launch Event:  Wednesday 4th July 2012, from 5 – 7pm Berrill, Walton Hall Campus, Milton Keynes The exhibition will be on show in the Berrill gallery. It will be launched with … Continue reading

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Michael Young profiled in The New Elizabethans, BBC Radio 4

James Naughtie profiles Michael Young, inspirational social reformer and driving force behind a series of enduring British institutions including The Open University. To mark the Diamond Jubilee, James Naughtie examines the lives and impact of the men and women who … Continue reading

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‘Water’ exhibition at the C2 Gallery, 21 June – 1 July 2012

Water Water has been a popular subject of art over the centuries, especially in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. With its fluid, evanescent and reflective qualities, it offers a challenge to artists to represent visually. It also offers a rich … Continue reading

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The Secret History of our Streets – continues on BBC2 tonight, 9pm

Camberwell Grove In 1886 Charles Booth embarked on an ambitious plan to visit every one of London’s streets to record the social conditions of residents. His project took him 17 years. Once he had finished he had constructed a groundbreaking … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Creative/Critical Writing Postgraduate Conference

The Creative/Critical Writing Conference is a one-day conference designed to bring together creative writing research students across the Consortium for Humanities and Arts – South-East England (CHASE) together with the Faculty members who supervise them. The Creative/Critical Writing Conference being … Continue reading

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