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Pictures from Hearth's performance of Revolving Door at the Old Joint Stock June 2018

Written by Polly Wright and directed by Terina Talbot

How often have you heard it said that a book or play could change somebody's life?

Hearth’s mission is to harness the power of the performing and literary arts to promote change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our group has been chosen to shadow The Man Booker Prize with The Reading Agency.

 

Watch Anti Depressants Without the Side Effects. Our film made with Cardboard Zebra Creative about the impact of theatre and literature on health and wellbeing.

 

Fantastic Evening Discussing – The Long Take

Fantastic evening last night where the Writers’ Reading group and friends read and discussed the Booker shortlisted The Long Take by Robin Robertson.  Five star reviews all round for the book and our readings in our favourite venue -  The Hexagon, Mac Birmingham

Bernadette Lynch Long Take Review

Who says we don't take our shadowing seriously? Here's our woman in New York, Bernadette Lynch composing her review of The Man Booker Prize short-lister Robin Robertson's Long TakeOur open discussion is at Mac Birmingham on October 11th!

The Man Booker Prize – The Long Take by Robin Robertson – Thurs 11th Oct

Our group has been chosen to shadow the @manbookerprize with @readingagency.    We're looking forward to reading: The Long Take by Robin Robertson   We’ll be discussing the book in an open debate on October 11th at MAC in the Hexagon (7.00- 9.00)Check back for further updates...

Classic in a Day – ‘Wuthering Heights: Dancing with Death’ – Sat 22nd Sept

Classic in a Day - ‘Wuthering Heights: Dancing with Death’ - Sat 22nd Sept 10.30am – 4pm, John Peek Room£29/£26 for Members of the BMI(lunch and refreshments not included) This “Classic in a Day” we will focus on one of the great romantic novels of our time, and ask the question: Just how romantic is the “deadly” character of Heathcliff? Closely related to Rochester, and Arthur Huntingdon (the Tenant of...

Photos From Revolving Door

Pictures from the Hearth Centre’s wonderful performance of Revolving Door at the Old Joint Stock in June. Actors Todd Jennings, Vimal Korpal and Carl Thornley. Photography by Cardboard Zebra

Cradle to Grave – 30th June 2018

The Hearth Centre invites you to celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS with a reading by actors from the Hearth Centre of the play Cradle to Grave by Mandy Ross.3pm Saturday 30th June 2018 at the Community Room, Middleton Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 7HPFollowed by tea and 70th birthday cake, and sharing our NHS storiesFunded by the Mayor’s Community WeekendPlease click HERE for tickets Based on interviews with a woman...

Revolving Door – Crowdfunder

We would be incredibly grateful for donations to facilitate the effective presentation of this play and subsequent talk.Please click on the image for more details.Graphic by CardboardZebra

Vernon Subutex One by Virginie Despentes at The Hexagon

Two brilliant photos of our meeting to discuss the book at the Hexagon. Vernon Subutex One by Virginie Despentes... thrilling, magnificently audacious, the story of now... bit like the Writers Reading Group! #MBI2018