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Sappho_and_Erinna_in_a_Garden_at_Mytilene_186405 Apr - 01 Oct

Queer British Art 1861-1967 at the TATE

Featuring works from 1861–1967 relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) identities, the show More

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Conversatoions With Cows - Exhibition by Julian Le Bas - image of a painting15 Jul - 03 Sep

Conversation with Cows : Julian Le Bas

Born in 1958, Julian Le Bas is a Sussex based artist. He studied at Herts College More

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stained glass workshop21 Aug

Stained Glass workshop

Handcraft a beautiful, leaded stained glass window panel with tutor David Lilly. Learn the traditional techniques More

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Life Drawing workshop29 Aug

Life Drawing

An intensive day of Life Drawing, for all abilities. The day will begin with a tailored More

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Charleston Art Activities Fewster03 SepFree

Art Activities for Children

Free Family Art Activities – First Sunday of every month Bringing the artistic tradition of Charleston More

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04 Sep

Woodcut Printmaking workshop

Learn the processes of woodcut printmaking, from design to carving, inking to printing. Using this most More

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Berwick Church interior09 Sep

Four Quartets at Berwick Church

A beautiful and revelatory telling of T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets in the stunning surroundings of Berwick More

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Introduction to Drawing12 SepSold out

Introduction to Drawing workshop

This is a day of pure drawing for beginners. We focus on technique, looking at line, More

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Small Wonder - SMALL WONDER READING SALON, image event to be held 15 September15 Sep

Small Wonder Reading Salon

Get a head start on this year’s festival by joining us for a special candlelit story More

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Small Wonder - The Short Story Festival - square logo27 Sep - 01 Oct

Small Wonder - The Short Story Festival 2017

Small Wonder 2017 – The Short Story Festival – runs from 27 Sept to 1 Oct, Charleston’s annual celebration of short stories in all their different shapes and guises.

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Small Wonder - Let Me Count The Ways, image from event to be held on 27 September 201727 Sep

LET ME COUNT THE WAYS with Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Gwendoline Riley

Love – the ultimate subject matter. Whether thwarted, unrequited, or familial, it’s at the crux of More

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Small Wonder - Protest - Stories Of Resistance, image from event to be held on 27 September 201727 Sep

PROTEST: STORIES OF RESISTANCE with David Constantine, Kit de Waal

Comma Press, Manchester’s pioneering short form publisher, reflects on our cantankerous times with an anthology looking More

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Small Wonder - Writing for Radio - event on Thursday 2828 Sep

WORKSHOP : WRITING FOR RADIO with Liz Allard & Alison MacLeod

In this workshop BBC radio producer Liz Allard will explore the craft of writing stories for More

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Small Wonder - Novella Perfection, image from event to be held on 28 September 201728 Sep

NOVELLA PERFECTION with Megan Hunter, Cynan Jones

“I believe the novella is the perfect form of prose fiction.” – Ian McEwan Many of More

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Small Wonder - Strange Offsprings, image from event to be held on 28 September 201728 Sep

STRANGE OFFSPRINGS with Mark Haddon, Alison MacLeod

The creativity of Bloomsbury has inspired many new works of art. Mark Haddon’s St Bride’s Bay, More

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Photo of KJ Orr - Small Wonder event - Exploring Story Worlds 29 September 201729 SepSold out

WORKSHOP : EXPLORING STORY WORLDS with K J Orr

This one-day workshop is an opportunity for you to work with award-winning short fiction writer K More

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Small Wonder - STORIES OF BRITISHNESS, image from event to be held on 29 September 201729 Sep

STORIES OF BRITISHNESS with Nikesh Shukla, Salena Godden

What stories do we tell ourselves, our family, officials and monitoring forms, about who we are More

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Small Wonder - PEGGY SEEGER: THE SONGS OF MY LIFE - image from event to be held on 29 September 201729 Sep

PEGGY SEEGER: THE SONGS OF MY LIFE

Peggy Seeger is a singer of traditional AngloAmerican songs and an activist songwriter. The sister of More

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2017 Small Wonder Reading Group - photo of Holly Dawson30 SepSold out

SMALL WONDER READING GROUP with New Writing South & Lewes Short Story Club

Join us to read a selection of stories from the weekend’s authors, including established favourites like More

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Small Wonder - REFUGEE TALES: SPEAKING VOLUMES, image from event to be held on 30 September 201730 Sep

REFUGEE TALES: SPEAKING VOLUMES with Neel Mukherjee, Marina Warner & Anna Pincus

Last year’s Refugee Tales session at Small Wonder made an enormous impact. Modelled on Chaucer’s The More

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Small Wonder - BBC NATIONAL SHORT STORY AWARD, image from event to be held on 30 September 201730 Sep

BBC NATIONAL SHORT STORY AWARD with Joanna Trollope, Jon McGregor & Di Speirs

The BBC National Short Story Award returns to Small Wonder with an exclusive event ahead of the More

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Small Wonder - Open Mic: On Islands - image from event to be held on 30 September 201730 SepFree

OPEN MIC: ON ISLANDS with Holly Dawson

New at this year’s Small Wonder, your chance to read your own flash fiction or poetry More

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Small Wonder - ALL THAT WE ARE, image from event to be held on 30 September 201730 Sep

ALL THAT WE ARE with Tessa Hadley, David Szalay

Presenting two distinctive and brilliant stylists, whose stories drill beneath the surface of familiar domestic and More

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Small Wonder - THE RESERVOIR TAPES, image from event to be held on 30 September 201730 Sep

THE RESERVOIR TAPES with Jon McGregor & Di Speirs

The launch of a new series of interconnected stories on BBC Radio 4 serves as a prequel More

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