Archive for April, 2013

Centre for New Writing launching at Leicester Uni

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

The Centre for New Writing at Leicester Uni is being launched next week. This is a new venture that aims to promote new and interesting writing in the region and beyond. The launch event is going to be a day of fun, panels, cake, conversation and wait for it… drum roll please…Daljit Nagra. Check out […]

Dame Margaret Anstee on J B Trend

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

I’ve just got back from the MacColl Lecture given by Dame Margaret Anstee at Clare College. The event was to open the conference ‘

Schubert at Madingley Hall

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Spring is finally sprung, the trees are in blossom and the t-shirts are out. In celebration of this Andres and I headed up to Madingley Hall to hear Schubert’s song cycle, Die Winterreise, brilliantly performed by Charbel Mattar and Martin Ennis. I guess they knew they might well be performing to a room of non-German […]