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Literature

Surbiton author Tony Butcher claims to have cracked the Fairy Tale Code

Some of the most popular children's fairy tales contain hidden messages about the ''meaning of life'', according to a Surrey author.

Rubicon Book Club

Jan '70
Thu 1st

A book club with a difference - the author leads the discussion! This month we are reading 'The Clothes on their Backs', by Linda Grant - book on sale in all good bookshops and at a discount in the bar.

Price: £4 (including canapes)

What took you so long?

Jan '70
Thu 1st

Hillcroft College is participating in the Kingston Reader’s Festival.

Accelerated Learning Parent Demo

Jan '70
Thu 1st

Revolutionary NEW Brain Development Programme for Children!

Come along to a FREE 45 minute parents demo at Christ Church Primary School in Pine Gardens, Berrylands. Thursday 22nd November at 7pm.

Come and learn some amazing techniques to help improve your child's concentration, confidence, memory skills and mathematical skills.

Please call Liz on 07886 633 370 for further details

Member's Evening

Jan '70
Thu 1st

Surbiton Library Hall
Ewell Road

020 8743 9709
Admission £1 including refreshments.

"I Remember When" - A Memoir Writing Workshop

Jan '70
Thu 1st

Surbiton Library, Ewell Road, Surbiton, KT6 6AG

This memoir writing workshop is designed to help and record your memoir; provide ideas on how you might theme or order your memoir and give tips on where to start and where to look for your past.

During the workshop participants will also look at memoirs as a genre and review two recent bestselling memoirs - Toast by Nigel Slater and Days From A Different World by John Simpson.

Purple Hibiscus

Jan '70
Thu 1st

Surbiton Library
Ewell Road
Surbiton

Surbiton Library Reading Group will be discussing 'Purple Hibiscus' by the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche.

Cost: Free
Places Available: Limited

Contact Fiona Allison on 020 8547 6499

Devil in a Blue Dress

Jan '70
Thu 1st

The Crime Readers' Group will be discussing Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley.

Arts in the suburbs - amateurish and bland?

The UK's first Centre for Suburban Studies says suburbs have to overcome that perception.

Urban or Suburbia? Alive and invigorating or bland and depressing?

With stimulation from ventures such as Sir Peter Hall's new Rose Theatre about to open down the road, the Centre for Suburban Studies says we may no longer need to travel up to Waterloo for culture and creativity.

Read more on the BBC website...

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