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Charleston Art Activities Fewster19 AugFamily

Family Art Activities

Free Family Art Activities Bringing the artistic tradition of Charleston alive today, we invite families to More

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21 AugSold out

Painting in the Garden Masterclass with Julian Le Bas

Join us for a day’s intensive painting tuition, and lose yourself in the atmosphere of the Walled Garden and surrounding grounds.

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Charleston Art Activities Fewster26 AugFamily

Family Art Activities

Free Family Art Activities Bringing the artistic tradition of Charleston alive today, we invite families to More

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The Children in the Moon29 AugFamily

The Children in the Moon

Bring a picnic and watch the outdoor performance of ‘The Children in the Moon’, and then explore, play and make your own creations as a family.

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Charleston Art Activities Fewster02 SepFamily

Family Art Activities

Free Family Art Activities Bringing the artistic tradition of Charleston alive today, we invite families to More

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03 SepWorkshop

Woodcut Printmaking Workshop with Helen Brown

Picture Credit: Helen Brown Learn the processes of woodcut printmaking, with tutor Helen Brown, from design More

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11 SepSold out

Introduction to Oil Painting workshop with Tom Benjamin

Photo credit: Tom Benjamin In this day-long workshop, learn about the particular nature and use of More

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Small Wonder 2018 Story Slam14 Sep

Small Wonder Slam

Polish your short story, practise performing it, and compete for writerly prizes.  The SLAM is back! More

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16 Sep - 16 Dec

ORLANDO READING GROUP

The perfect way to immerse yourself in a deeper understanding of the book.

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Small Wonder Festival 2018 at Charleston28 Sep - 30 Sep

Small Wonder Festival 2018

The Small Wonder 2018 website is now live – visit the festival website for full information. More

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Liz Allard Small Wonder 2018 Writing Workshop28 SepWorkshop

Writing for Audio - Workshop

Explore the key challenges of writing stories for sound in this full day writing workshop.   More

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Kate Mosse Small Wonder 2018 (c) Ruth Crafer28 Sep

I am Heathcliff

Explore new stories written in response to Emily Brontë’s masterpiece of passion and obsession – Wuthering Heights.     More

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Small Wonder Festival 2018 at Charleston28 Sep - 30 Sep

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Daligit Nagra Small Wonder 201828 Sep

To Make A Homeland

Seventy years since Empire Windrush, voices of immigration are inextricably part of Britain’s national identity.   More

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Al Kennedy Small Wonder 2018 (c) Dorna Lisa Healy28 Sep

The Literary Monologue: Celebrating 20 Years of Mslexia

Enjoy a specially commissioned monologue celebrating 20 years of Mslexia magazine’s championing of women writers.    More

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Ben Markovits Small Wonder 2018 Short Story Workshop (c) Caroline Maclean29 SepWorkshop

Four Ways of Answering - Short Story Workshop

What do you need to know before you start writing? What is your story about?    More

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Small Wonder 2018 Reading Group29 Sep - 30 Sep

Small Wonder Reading Group

Join us to read aloud stories by Small Wonder authors before seeing them on stage.   More

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Small Wonder 2018 Mothers and Madames29 Sep

Mothers and Madames

Two maestros of the form present tales of transformation, rootlessness, and physical and psychic abandonment.   More

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Small Wonder 2018 Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea29 Sep

Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea

Curiosities, mysteries, myths and the irrational abound in luminous fictions fashioned to arouse and unnerve.   More

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Small Wonder 2018 Courtyard Readings29 SepFree

Courtyard Readings

A chance to read your own short fiction aloud to the friendly festival crowd at Charleston. More

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K J Orr Small Wonder 2018 (c) Lotte Davis29 Sep

The BBC National Short Story Award

Former winners and judges of the Award discuss different themes, the form and its topical relevance.  More

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Ben Okri Small Wonder 201829 Sep

Rise Like Lions

This Man Booker Prize-winning novelist extols the power of poetry as a vehicle for protest.    More

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Small Wonder 2018 The Something-Nothings29 Sep

The Something-Nothings

The debut of ‘The Something-Nothings’ – a Small Wonder-commissioned composition inspired by Virginia Woolf’s Orlando.    More

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Tim Dee Small Wonder 201830 Sep

Ground Work: Writing the Downs

English nature writing has a long and glorious history, which continues to evolve in the Anthropocene. More

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