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Behind the Scenes of a Major Literary Prize : Elaine Canning talks about the process involved in running the world'd largest literary prizes for young writers. The Short List has just been announced and the books will be available for sale!
Presented by Megan Prince and David Jackson. Megan Prince has owned The Ironbridge Bookshop since 2014. She specialises in Penguin Books and her shop houses a huge array of Penguin both old and new. She is herself a keen collector and a member of the Penguin Collectors Society. David Jackson has been collecting Penguins since the early 1980s and has a personal collection of over 2,000 first edition Penguins, specialising in the first 10 years of Penguin production 1935-1945. He has been a member of the Penguin Collectors Club since 1990 and by coincidence bought one of the scarcest Penguins, 'Biggles Flies Again' from Addyman Books in Hay!
The Whole Tale of Jauffre - Part 1. This tale of high adventure and true love has been told and re-told many times since it was written in the 12th or 13th century, but not often in English! In celebration of Hay's Independence this will be told over two sessions. The second session is at the same time on Wednesday 4th April.
An hour of music from local bookstagrammers @inderikey and @bigaldavies
Our Open Mic nights attract a wealth of talent. We see a variety of performances, including spoken word, poetry, comedy and all types of music. Come along to enjoy the night as an audience member or sign up with Chris to perform on the night!