So are we!!!
This is going to be a wonderful activity at Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker
Still time to get your ticket to hear Jenny Uglow speak about Edward Lear at our Essex Book Festival event 2.30 on 4th March, tickets 01206 573948. Charmed and ...adored by children but plagued by epilepsy, depression and loneliness, which were masked by his humour. A fascinating and much loved artist, traveller and writer of nonsense poems, who once taught Queen Victoria to draw.
Come and help us reach our Festival target of #1000 Peace Cranes at Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker under the guidance of CND's Education team - Sunday 25th March
A complimentary slice of battenberg for every Bunker Peace Crane !!!
We are absolutely thrilled to be partnering with children in Nagasaki on our #1000PEACECRANEPROJECT which will be on display at Jaywick Martello Tower for our festival Finale on 31st March !!
Other partners include Essex Children's University who have pledged to make 100 origami peace cranes by the end of the festival.
Come and find out more about the project - and even try your hand at making your own Peace Crane - at our PLACE Weekend Firstsite Colchester...
Book now for #TheNuclearOption which has all the ingredients of an unforgettable experience in Essex's very own Underworld !!
5.30-9pm Sunday 25 March
Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker
There will be performances, discussions, stories, films, music and lots of cake ... Plus our very special 2nd Festival Peace Panel led by Index on Censorship - Picking Apart Propaganda - with journalist David Aaronovitch, writer Jamie Bartlett, and Chinese journalist Xinran.
An exceptional panel for a truly exceptional location. Too good to miss.
Essex. Destination for writerly inspiration, or a dull place best escaped?
Join writer and journalist Tim Burrows as he ponders the question and reads from some... of the great classic & contemporary ‘Essex’ literature.
Part of Pop Up Essex Writers House - Essex Book Festival
21st March - Chalkwell Hall - £5
Devotees of Radio 4's The Kitchen Cabinet are in for a treat this March ...
Thoroughly looking forward to the launch of Adrian May's new book - The Magic of Writing - as part of our PLACE weekend Firstsite Colchester Don't miss out on this one!
With Gail Honeyman, Isabelle Grey, Billy Bragg and Jim Al-Khalii all SOLD OUT now's the time to get booking those tickets to make sure you don't miss out. Particularly if you want to see Henry Blofeld, Ruth Hogan, Michael Frayn, Rodric Braithwaite, and James Canton ...
Wonderful to have local author Laura Purcell talking about her debut novel 'The Silent Companions' in Colchester Castle as part of our PLACE Weekend.
Maybe the ghost of Quaker James Parnell who died in captivity in Colchester Castle in the 1650s will pay us a visit on Sunday 4th March...
Get booking, Folks, this is going to be a really interesting event. And it's FREE!!!
Very pleased to be going to this event ..
Have you booked your tickets yet for leading dramatist Michael Frayn who will be talking at Lakeside Theatre on March 2nd??