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Tracy Borman: The Private Lives of The Tudors

The very popular historian will delve deep behind the public face of Britain’s greatest dynasty, showing us what their lives were like, from birth to death, beyond the stage of court.

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Saturday 29 April

Stratford Artshouse £10

Horrible Histories Barmy Britain

The Birmingham Stage Company present Horrible Histories The Best of Barmy Britain

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Saturday 29 April

Stratford Artshouse £14/£12

Simon Ings: Stalin and The Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy

The first epic history of how the Soviet Union’s scientists became both the glory and the laughing stock of the intellectual world.

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Saturday 29 April

Stratford Artshouse £10

Alex Bellos: Can You Solve My Problems? A Casebook of Puzzles

The best-selling mathematician takes us through the story of the puzzle, one of mankind’s oldest and greatest forms of entertainment, and gets you to pit your wits.

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Saturday 29 April

Stratford Artshouse £10

Edward Thomas: A Centenary Celebration in Words and Music

The Oxford Bach Soloists and solo cellist perform an entirely new and haunting work, created by the composer Colin Riley with text by landscape writer Robert McFarlane.

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Saturday 29 April

Stratford Artshouse £12

Nicholas Crane: The Making of Britain

Take a journey through the history of the British landscape since the Ice Age with the prize-winning author and co-presenter of Coast.

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Saturday 29 April

Stratford Artshouse £11

Mary Berry: Everyday

To tie in with her new TV series, we are delighted to bring you the country’s most popular, award-winning cook.

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Saturday 29 April

Stratford Artshouse £28 inc a signed copy of her book

Elmer The Patchwork Elephant

Elmer the patchwork elephant loves to make his friends laugh but he’s tired of being different. Presented by Riverside Performing Arts and adapted from the well loved children’s book.

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Sunday 30 April

Stratford Artshouse £5 or £15 Day Ticket

 

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