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September 2017

JOURNEYS THROUGH NATURE: ALYS FOWLER AND WILL ASHON – Kenilworth Arts Festival 2017

September 20, 2017 @ 7:45 pm
£10.00

We’re delighted to be able to welcome two wonderful authors for what promises to be a fascinating conversation. Alys Fowler is an award winning journalist and passionate gardener. She is the author of several books and writes a weekly column on gardening for Guardian Weekend magazine. Her latest book, Hidden Nature, sees Fowler set out in an inflatable kayak to explore Birmingham’s canal network, full of little-used waterways where huge pike skulk and kingfishers dart. It’s a book is about noticing the…

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Preti Taneja – Kenilworth Arts Festival 2017

September 21, 2017 @ 6:15 pm
£4.00

Preti Taneja is research fellow in global Shakespeare at Queen Mary, University of London, and Warwick University and a BBC New Generation Thinker (2014). She writes about human rights, contemporary India, literature and culture and is the editor of Visual Verse, an online anthology of art and words. Her debut novel, We That Are Young, will be published by Galley Beggar Press in July 2017. The novel is a ‘superb’ retelling of Shakespeare’s King Lear set in contemporary India,where the…

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Drop-in Mosaic Workshops with Helen Clues – Kenilworth Arts Festival 2017

September 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
prices vary

Helen Clues is an artist living and working in Warwickshire, England. She trained in Art & Design in Carlisle in the 1990’s where her passion for materials and processes began. Helen is always searching for, experimenting with and combining different media. Her mosaic work is decorative and functional, using found, collected and traditional materials. Mosaics by their very nature can be heavy, Helen’s pieces are refined and delicate so reflecting the original objects that inspired them. Helen is represented by…

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Emma Flint – Kenilworth Arts Festival2017

September 22, 2017 @ 6:15 pm
£4.00

Emma Flint grew up in Newcastle upon Tyne, and has been writing fiction since she knew what stories were. She graduated from the University of St. Andrews with an MA in English Language and Literature, later completing a novel-writing course at the Faber Academy. She worked in Edinburgh for four years, and now lives in north London. Since childhood, she has been drawn to true-crime stories, developing an encyclopaedic knowledge of real-life murder cases. She is equally fascinated by notorious…

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AN EVENING OF POETRY, CURATED BY NINE ARCHES PRESS – Kenilworth Arts Festival 2017

September 22, 2017 @ 7:45 pm
£12.00

Since its inception in 2008, Rugby-based Nine Arches Press has made waves as an independent publishing press, boasting an impressive and inclusive roster of new and emerging writers in the UK. We’re delighted to be partnering with Nine Arches to host a very special evening of poetry readings, featuring a stellar cast of established and emerging poets: Rishi Dastidar, Jacqueline Saphra, Cynthia Miller, Ben Bransfield and Marvin Thompson. Rishi Dastidar’s poetry has been published by the Financial Times, Tate Modern and the Southbank Centre…

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