Melvyn Bragg, Antonia Fraser, Kamila Shamsie, Rory Stewart, Tom Wells and Timberlake Wertenbaker, contributors to The Pleasure of Reading, discuss their reading experiences and the books that have inspired them.
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Since 2011, the annual Chalke Valley History Festival has set out to excite, enthral and entertain about the past. A festival dedicated to history, it is a wonderfully varied week of talks, discussions, debates, and [...]
The awesome Stage Spiders is a student–led volunteering group working out of Kent University. They run a host of community youth projects with the aim of encouraging confidence and creativity in children and young people through drama, storytelling, crafts, [...]
Did you know that Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond novels, was a passionate book collector? In 1952, the year he wrote Casino Royale, he also launched The Book Collector magazine—which remains the only [...]