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David Crystal : Making Sense: The Glamorous Story of English Grammar

The most famous name in English linguistics guides us through the complexity and beauty of English grammar, showing you how to say what you really mean.

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Thursday 27 April

Stratford Artshouse £10

Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami : Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War

The acclaimed media commentator and the Middle East human rights activist take a vivid look at the modern-day political and humanitarian catastrophe that is Syria.

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Thursday 27 April

Stratford Artshouse £10

Alison Weir Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession

One of the UK’s top-selling female historians introduces us to an extraordinary young woman, born into an ambitious family and destined to be the focus of scandal and calumny.

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Thursday 27 April

Stratford Artshouse £12

Gary Younge: Another Day in the Death of America

The award-winning Guardian writer gives a moving, and timely, portrait of childhood, youth and gun culture in contemporary Obama/Trump America.

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Thursday 27 April

Stratford Artshouse £10

Tracy Chevalier: New Boy

Part of the ground-breaking Hogarth Shakespeare Project, we bring you the launch of the new Othello, the latest in the series.

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Thursday 27 April

Stratford Artshouse £12

Austentatious: Jane Austen (But Not As We Know Her)

An irreverent improvised take on the works of Britain’s best-loved novelist, in her bicentenary year, based on ideas from the audience.

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Thursday 27 April

Stratford Artshouse £12

Storytime and Activities for Pre-Schoolers With Evgenia Golubeva

Join the Stratford illustrator as she reads from her picture book, Sh...Sh... Shabbat then join in a creative story workshop.

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Friday 28 April

Stratford Artshouse Free

Accessible Book Club

The launch of a Mencap Warwickshire group at which local people with a learning disability can enjoy ‘reading’ too.

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Friday 28 April

Stratford Artshouse Free

 

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