Bernadette Lynch Long Take Review

Who says we don’t take our shadowing seriously?Bernadette Lynch has been composing her review of The Man Booker Prize short-lister Robin Robertson’s Long Take.Our 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…

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…

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

Revolving Door at The Old Joint Stock 26/27th June

Please head on over to The Old Joint Stock Website for details and tickets.The play is always followed by a forum for discussion on the subject of suicide prevention. On June 27 2018 this will be in the form of a conversation between Dr Erin Turner and Jonny Benjamin OBE  about suicide prevention. Jonny attempted…

Short Course: Read to Write: analyse great novels to improve your writing

Thursdays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, on 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 May 2018. Birmingham & Midland Institute With Polly Wright Click HERE for more details on Writing West Midlands site Click HERE for the BMI’s eventsJoin a reading group with a difference to enhance your own fiction writing skills by modelling on a Master or…