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Simon Armitage: The Unaccompanied

The multi-award winning poet presents his eleventh volume which documents a world of unreliable seasons, where Odysseus stalks the aisles of cut-price supermarkets.

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Wednesday 26 April

Stratford Artshouse £12

Jon Bew: Citizen Clem: The Life of Clement Attlee

The acclaimed biographer pierces the reticence of the Labour Prime Minster, one of the most important figures in 20th century British history.

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Wednesday 26 April

Stratford Artshouse £11

Navigating Your Way to Publishing Success

The experts give a unique perspective on how best to ensure your work reaches the bookshelves, helping you with the pros and cons of traditional vs digital publishing.

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Wednesday 26 April

Stratford Artshouse £10

Ben and Anthony Holden: Poems to Make Grown Women Cry

Following the success of their anthology Poems That Make Grown Men Cry, Ben and Anthony Holden ask the same question of 100 remarkable women.

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Wednesday 26 April

Stratford Artshouse £12

Natalie Haynes Stands Up For The Classics

The clever writer, Radio 4 broadcaster and stand-up comedian brings a funny and refreshing view of the Classics.

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Wednesday 26 April

Stratford Artshouse £10

Andrew Marr: The History of Modern Britain

The BBC political interviewer and presenter of Radio 4’s Start The Week confronts head-on the victory of shopping over politics in the UK.

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Wednesday 26 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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Thursday 27 April

Stratford Artshouse Free

How to Write a Novel That Sells: Claire McGowan

Arm yourself with all the tools you need to write a novel that’s marketable, looking at story and concept, characterisation and viewpoint, structure, and suspense.

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Thursday 27 April

Stratford Artshouse £90 inc refreshments

 

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