Faber New Poets on the road

30 September 2014 // Events //Poetry

Faber poetry.

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Words on wort – diary of a fledgling homebrewer

29 September 2014 // Words on wort

By Ben McCormick One: Birth of the booze This year, I became a parent again. After months in the gestation and countless pounds spent in preparation, a new child entered the household in March this year. When I left the marital, family home a few years ago, I never imagined this would happen; not at […]

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UpClose with Bill Ryder-Jones

28 September 2014 // Events //Music

Bill Ryder-Jones has joined forces with the Manchester Camerata to mark their UpClose season with a live performance of his landmark 2012 solo album If (Domino Records) on Thursday October 9th at Manchester Cathedral as part of the Manchester Literature Festival.

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Bob Fuller, the finest roach-angler in the country

27 September 2014 // On Water

Bob Fuller was born in Worksop and moved to Welbeck before finally settling in Chesterfield, where he captained the Chesterfield National team from 1951. In the 1927 Welbeck Charity Open at Clumber Park Lake he weighed in 50lbs in just two hours with his best redfin (roach) 1lb 10½ ounces. Bob’s recipe for success was […]

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Bardsey: Leaving the Island

26 September 2014 // Bardsey

Photo: Ben Porter Words: Jon Gower One of the most poignant memorials on Enlli is a small promontory called Trwyn y Fynwent, or Graveyard Point, commemorating the place where a Trinity House supply boat was dashed and smashed against the rocks in November 1822, not long after the building of the lighthouse. Half a dozen […]

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