Following our online workshops led by Victoria Miguel, 14 participants applied Cage’s process of ‘writing through’ to letters exchanged between writers Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson. Over the summer, 191 poems will be released in four volumes fortnightly, beginning 10 July. Find out more here  

Throughout 2020, we will be making a number of films available to watch from our website. Each month we will schedule a film selected by our team, which will be launched with a communal viewing and a live discussion. Find out what’s next and how you can watch here

You can check out our latest 15 Reads, selected and written by Jane McArthur, the chair of our Programme Group. Touching on all corners of the world, Jane’s list of suggested reads includes Bruce Chatwin, George Eliot, Lucia Berlin, Robert Walser, Werner Herzog, Yuko Tsushima and more.

As our Engagement Assistant Lucy Dale was not able to lead her paper weaving workshop for children over spring, she has written out a wonderful step-by-step guide to the process for download here or on our website. Enjoy and please let Lucy know how you get on by sending an email FAO Lucy to

Our Book Group is going online for the time being! Why not join us on Zoom for our next read: Elin Willows Inlands (2020, Nordisk Books, 240 pages, paperback)
Wednesday 15 July, 7-9pm
Please email us if you would like to join

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