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Jodi Picoult - A Spark of Light

The internationally best-selling author joins us on a exclusive, limited book tour to talk about her latest novel, A Spark of Light.

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Sunday 28 October

Stratford Artshouse £20 including a signed book

James Anthony - Shakespeare's Sonnets Retold

All of the Bard's Sonnets have been rewritten for a modern readership breathing new life into these much loved works.

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Friday 9 November

Stratford Play House (formerly ArtsHouse) £10/£5 students

Diarmaid MacCulloch - Thomas Cromwell A Life

The acclaimed Oxford academic discusses his groundbreaking new biography of one of the most notorious, and most complicated, characters in history.

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Friday 9 November

Stratford Play House (formerly ArtsHouse) £12

Andy Stanton - Natboff, One Million Years of Stupidity

Join the ridiculously funny writer for some joyous nonsense as he talks about the amazingly successful Mr Gum.

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Saturday 10 November

Stratford Play House (formerly ArtsHouse) £5

Unicorn Making Workshop

To celebrate the delightful story I Really Want That Unicorn by Fabi Santiago, you can hear the story then make your very own Sparkly Unicorn to take home.

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Saturday 10 November

Stratford Play House (formerly ArtsHouse) £5

How to Draw The Beano with Nigel Auchterlounie

Celebrate Beano’s 80th anniversary and join Beano writer and illustrator, and creator of Dennis and Chamber of Mischief, Nigel Auchterlounie

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Saturday 10 November

Stratford Play House (formerly ArtsHouse) £5

Viv Groskop - How To Own The Room

The comedian and BBC broadcaster looks at the most successful female orators and gives tips on how to make their skills work for you.

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Saturday 10 November

Stratford Play House (formerly ArtsHouse) £10

Cathy Newman - Bloody Brilliant Women

The award winning Channel 4 news presenter celebrates the most famous women you never learnt about in school - and should have.

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Saturday 10 November

Stratford Play House (formerly ArtsHouse) £14

 

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