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Ken Livingstone: Being Red

The former Mayor of London serves up an insider’s account of the Party and its future at a pivotal moment in its history.

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Tuesday 25 April

Stratford Artshouse £12

Giles Milton: The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

The fescinating story of a top secret organisation founded in London to plot the destruction of Hitler’s war machine.

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Tuesday 25 April

Stratford Artshouse £10

Richard Holmes: This Long Pursuit

The acclaimed biographer will be talking about a kaleidoscope of stories and meditations celebrating his beloved art of biography.

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Tuesday 25 April

Stratford Artshouse £10

Lord Paddy Ashdown: Game of Spies

The former intelligence officer and leader of the Lib Dems takes us through a gripping account of a lethal spy triangle.

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Tuesday 25 April

Stratford Artshouse £14

Storytime and Activities for Pre-Schoolers Storytree with Kate Coleman

Be inspired with tales of fun and adventure under Kate’s Storytree,

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Wednesday 26 April

Stratford Artshouse Free

How to Write for Well-being: Deborah Alma

A gentle introduction into writing the self by looking at your own life experiences, to help achieve self-acceptance and calm.

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Wednesday 26 April

Stratford Artshouse £90 inc refreshments

How to Write Poetry: Simon Armitage

A unique opportunity to learn the skills of writing memorable and inspiring poetry with the award-winning Professor of Poetry at Oxford University

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Wednesday 26 April

Stratford Artshouse £30

Crime Scene: David Mark, Vaseem Khan and Sabine Durrant

Whether it is the canals of Venice, the streets of New York or the leafy lanes of a quaint village, place defines plot in crime fiction but what does it add to the story?

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Wednesday 26 April

Stratford Artshouse £10

 

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