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Literary Festival Quiz Night

Bring your team and pit your wits with some great general knowledge questions to raise money for the Festival's community and education work.

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Thursday 12 April

King Edward's School £15 inc sharing plates and donation

Playbox Theatre Workshop, 2pm

A unique, lively and interactive show introducing the under 8's to the magic of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Sunday 22 April

Stratford ArtsHouse Children £8, accompanying adults £4

Diana Henry How to Eat a Peach

The award-winning Sunday Telegraph food write takes us on a culinary journey around the world in recipes and food memories, with her latest book, How to eat a Peach.

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Sunday 22 April

Stratford ArtsHouse £12

Richard Spender The Laughing Cavalier

Richard Spender, a KES Grammar boy, became a notable poet. He was killed in action in 1943, aged just 21. Perry Mills and Richard Pearson of KES mark the publication of A Laughing Cavalier with poems and readings from his inspired life.

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Sunday 22 April

Shakespeare's School Room Free

Papercutting, 3pm

Learn the fascinating and exquisite art of papercutting, to produce your own cards, invitations and decorations.

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Sunday 22 April

Stratford ArtsHouse £30 inc all materals

Playbox Theatre Workshop, 4pm

A unique, lively and interactive show introducing the under 8's to the magic of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Sunday 22 April

Stratford ArtsHouse Children £8, accompanying adults £4

AC Grayling Democracy and Its Crisis

Professor AC Grayling explores how democracy has been made to fail, and how to put it right.

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Sunday 22 April

Stratford ArtsHouse £10

Harriet Walter Brutus and Other Heroines

Harriet Walter has played nearly all of Shakespeare's heroines. She questions why Shakespeare didn't write more roles for mature women, and asks where do you go once you've played Cleopatra's death?

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Sunday 22 April

Stratford ArtsHouse £14

 

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