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Book Review and competition: Jolly Foul Play by Robin Stevens

It’s 1935 and 14-year old Hazel Wong and her best friend Daisy Wells are back for a new term at DeepDean boarding school to solve the murder most unladylike of Head Girl Elizabeth Hurst Continue reading “Book Review and competition: Jolly Foul Play by Robin Stevens” »

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Miriam Nash at Ways with Words

We are delighted that Greenway’s Writer In Residence Miriam Nash has been asked to take part in the 2016 Ways With Words Festival of Words and Ideas at Dartington on July 16th at 12.30pm. Continue reading “Miriam Nash at Ways with Words” »

Ian McMillan at Nether Stowey June 2016

Ian McMillan at Nether Stowey

Nether Stowey Church Centre was packed to the gills when Barnsley poet Ian McMillan took to the floor for an hour and a half of glorious poetry based mayhem Continue reading “Ian McMillan at Nether Stowey” »

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Workshops at A La Ronde with Jane Feaver, Writer In Residence

During Jane’s stay at A la Ronde she will be at the property for two days each week.  Part of that time, she will be working on writing about A la Ronde and also have time to meet visitors.  She will also be holding 4 free workshops during her three month residency (admission charges apply): Continue reading “Workshops at A La Ronde with Jane Feaver, Writer In Residence” »

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Typed in the Christie Kitchen

In Dodie Smith’s I Capture the Castle, the sometime writer James Mortmain reads detective novels and calls it work. In the months leading up to my residency at Agatha Christie’s Greenway, I may sometimes have been guilty of such behaviour. A good Christie will sweep you in, and if you’re not careful, it won’t release you until the loosening of the final twist. Continue reading “Typed in the Christie Kitchen” »

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Events and activities at A La Ronde 2016

Saturday 23 July 2016, 11am – 3pm

A La Ronde’s writer in residence, Jane Feaver, will be on hand to encourage visitors to write postcards for a postcard competition as if they were the Parminter cousins on their Grand Tour. The competition will culminate in an exhibition of postcards in October and Jane will be picking winners from the following categories:

Under 10’s, 11 – 13 years, 14 – 17 years and adults. Continue reading “Events and activities at A La Ronde 2016” »

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Jane Feaver takes up the role of Writer In Residence at A La Ronde

A La Ronde has a new writer in residence as part of Writing Places.

Novelist and short story writer Jane Feaver will take up her position at the beginning of July 2016 Continue reading “Jane Feaver takes up the role of Writer In Residence at A La Ronde” »

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Ian McMillan talks poetry

June 27th

7.30pm

Nether Stowey Church Centre

Renowned poet Ian McMillan, whose other hats include journalist, playwright and broadcaster, will be coming to give a talk in Nether Stowey, home to Coleridge Cottage, as part of the Writing Places project in June. Continue reading “Ian McMillan talks poetry” »

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Writing Places: Greenway Programme

We are delighted to be able to announce the Writing Places programme at Greenway with Writer in Residence Miriam Nash hosting a variety of literary based events at the property during May, June and July. All of these events are free with normal house admission fees applying for daytime events, but booking is essential in order to secure a place and car parking booking is required if arriving by car. Continue reading “Writing Places: Greenway Programme” »

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Miriam Nash is new Greenway Writer in Residence

We are thrilled to announce that poet Miriam Nash will be taking up the post of writer-in-residence at Greenway Continue reading “Miriam Nash is new Greenway Writer in Residence” »

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