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October 2020

Iain Dale with Steve Allen

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October 18 @ 7:30 pm
£10.00 – £12.50

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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David McGeachie and The Exchange Present: Iain Dale with Steve Allen This performance is now SOLD OUT due to social distancing measures.  Iain Dale is an award winning radio presenter. He presents the evening show on LBC Radio and is one of the country’s best known and respected political commentators. He has edited or written […]

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November 2020

Making up the Past: Historical Fiction Debuts with Louise Fein & Molly Gartland

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November 11 @ 7:00 pm
£10 – £12

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Authors Louise Fein and Molly Gartland will read from and discuss their debut novels, and talk about their approaches to writing historical fiction – what drew them to tell these particular stories, how they researched their periods and what particular responsibility they felt came with deciding to write about the past.  Louise Fein’s People Like […]

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Getting into Novel Writing

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November 12 @ 7:00 pm
£6 – £8

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Writing a novel is a creative challenge like no other, but sometimes getting started can seem like the hardest part of all.   This 90 minute workshop led by Dr Russell Schechter from St Mary’s University looks at ways of moving beyond the genesis of the novel, and aims to help writers concentrate and consolidate […]

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Cardinal Wolsey and the Field of Cloth of Gold Five Centuries on with Professor Glenn Richardson

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November 17 @ 7:30 pm
£10 – £12

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2020 is the 500th anniversary of the Field of Cloth of Gold, the meeting between Henry VIII and Francis I near Calais, conceived and organised entirely by Cardinal Wolsey.   Tonight Professor Glenn Richardson will talk about the anniversary, and about Wolsey, who is the subject of his latest book, Wolsey; the first academic yet accessible account of Henry VIII’s great minister and favourite.   Wolsey was involved in all the key events of the young Henry’s reign including the divorce…

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New Writing from Twickenham

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November 18 @ 7:00 pm
Free

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Another opportunity to take part in this friendly, fun evening in which Creative Writing students from St Mary’s University will showcase their latest work, before handing over the mic to you! Come along ready to listen and if you’d like – bring a short piece of your own (max 4 minutes) to contribute. There will be a limited number of open mic slots available but we aim to fit in as many people as possible. Expect poetry, prose, flash fiction…

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