To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness. Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest is the quintessential English comedy. With sharp dialogue, colourful characters, intrigue and a smattering of romance, the classic play is widely regarded as one..
Kids can take part in the 2013 Summer Reading Challenge by joining the adventurers as they explore the Creepy House, simply by reading books of their own choice from the library. They can discover the secrets of Creepy House and meet some of the hair-raising residents! The Summer Reading Challenge encourages children aged 4-11 years ..
Taking place at libraries across Peterborough, the event will not only include readings from the book, but also will provide games and caterpillar activities perfect for children aged 5 and under. The event runs for one hour and costs only £1 per child, in which children will get the chance to play games and get ..
Up and coming novelists Nadeem Aslam, Susie Steiner and Marcel Theroux will be presenting a panel event at the Central Library on Saturday 11 May, inviting attendants to learn more about the writing process,.. Continue Reading
Ann Cleeves, Margaret Murphy and Cath Staincliffe, who have all had work turned into TV programmes, will be at the library from 7pm as part of Murder Squad, talking about their creations and reading.. Continue Reading
The former school inspector and entertaining speaker will be talking about his new novel ‘Trouble at the Little Village School’. This, Gervase Phinn’s second adult novel, follows on from ‘The Little Village School’ –.. Continue Reading
The Accidental Naturalist tells the extraordinary true stories of Ben’s amazing encounters with animals and how they changed his life. For as long as he can remember Ben has been surrounded by creatures great.. Continue Reading
Now these spectral stories, along with many others, have been gathered together in Stuart’s first book Haunted Peterborough. Despite the perception of Peterborough as something of a new town, its expansion only being kick-started.. Continue Reading
John Hegley has been performing poetry and music since 1970 when he started busking in Hull. Since then, he’s produced numerous books and performs all over the UK. He’s a true master at bringing.. Continue Reading
Hilarious and surreal, he is a poet of many voices. Menace and melancholy there may be, but with plenty of McGough’s characteristic wit and wordplay too. Newly elected President of the Poetry Society, Roger.. Continue Reading
Ann Cleeves is an award-winning crime-writer. Her Vera Stanhope books have been adapted for ITV under the series title Vera, starring Brenda Blethyn. Red Bones, the third novel in her Shetland Quartet, is being.. Continue Reading