Post Tagged with: "Library"

24Sep
2011

Forest Poets show at Walthamstow Library

The Forest Poets are holding a free show at Walthamstow Library on Wednesday 28 September as part of the East London Libraries Festival. The show will feature Tim Wells, Meryl Pugh and Emma Hammond.

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1Jul
2011

Reading is cool: Book groups in E17

There are a few local book groups which have come to our attention recently and, as reading books is awesome, we thought we’d tell you about the ones we know about.

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7May
2011

Waltham Forest Literature Festival

The Waltham Forest Literature Festival launches on Tuesday 10 May and runs through to Saturday 21 May. The festival features a mind-boggling range of different events around the borough, including poetry, music, design, comedy and murder mystery.

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23Feb
2011

‘Progressive Women’ fair at Walthamstow Library

This year is the centenary year for International Women’s Day. To mark the day, the ‘Progressive Women: Information and Education Fair’ is being held at Walthamstow Central Library on Tuesday 8 March. The fair runs from 10am until 4pm and there are a range of events, workshops, information stands and talks on the day. Various charities and support organisations will have stalls and there are workshops on everything from writing good CVs to yoga. A full listing on what is […]

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20Feb
2011

An audience with Ellen Galford

Writer Ellen Galford is coming to Waltham Forest next month. ‘An audience with Ellen Galford’ is on at the North Chingford Library on Monday 7 March. Although the event is not strictly in Walthamstow, it is easily accessible from E17 and looks interesting. Ellen is an American-born Scottish writer who moved to the UK in 1971. She came out in the mid-1970s and will be discussing what it was like to be the author of contemporary lesbian fiction in the […]

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13Feb
2011

Poetry evening at Walthamstow library

Poet Mimi Khalvati heads up a night of poetry at Walthamstow Central Library on Wednesday 2 March. The event also features two locally based rising stars, Emma Hammond and Dave Bryant, and poetry from members of the Forest Poets. Mimi Khalvati was born in Iran and has lived most of her life in England. Her most recent book, ‘The Meanest Flower’, was shortlisted for the TS Eliot prize. Mimi is a founder of  The Poetry School. Emma Hammond and Dave […]

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