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?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…

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…

Man Booker Discussion – MAC Birmingham 17th May 2018

Join the Writers Reading group @HearthCentre to discuss the book they are shadowing for the Man Booker Prize 2018 #MBI2018 – Vernon Subutex 1 at the Hexagon ‘@mac_birmingham on May 17 at 7.00 pm. Translator @Terribleman and writer @DespentesActu -all 5 stars so far! Read the Guardian article here