Leicester District
National Education Union

25th August 2014

Everybody's Reading Festival, 27th September - 5th October

The full details for all the Everybody's Reading 2014 events will be published soon, but here are details of some trade union sponsored events:

Saturday 27th September, 2.30-5.00pm, Secular Hall
Film 'The Condition of the Working Class' followed by discussion with the producers. Free event.
Sunday 28th September, 12 noon-3.00pm, The Donkey Pub
'The Sunday Chillout with music from Mellow Baku and John Butler. Free event.
Sunday 28th September, 8.00pm, The Musician Pub
'Songs of Conscience' with Alun Parry and Public Sector plus Red Leicester Choir. Tickets ?£5.
Monday 29th September, 5.30-6.45pm, Town Hall Tea Rooms
'Getting young people reading': a panel discussion with members of the young people's council, chaired by Bali Rai and City Mayor Peter Soulsby. Free event.
Monday 29th September, 7.00pm Secular Hall
'Sylvia Pankhurst: Suffragette, Socialist and Scourge of the Empire. Katherine Connelly talks about her recent biography of Sylvia Pankhurst. Free event.
Tuesday 30th September, 8.00pm, The Musician Pub
'Burning Books' featuring Jess Green and the Mischief Thieves, plus music from KGBJazz and reading by Harry Whitehead. Tickets ?£3.
Wednesday 1st October, 6.00-8.00pm, Leicester Adult Education Centre
Michael Rosen on Books, literacy, education and everything. Tickets ?£4.
Wednesday 1st October, 8.00pm, The Cookie
Women's Words. A night of poetry and song featuring Tracy Tierney, Liz Gray, Ola Szmidt, Jess Green and The Fallers. Free Event.
Friday 3rd October, 8pm, The Donkey Pub
'Everybody's Reading Nostalgia Night'. Author Bali Rai plays his favourite reggae tracks then the Psychedelic Filberts blast through the best songs of the sixties, from the summer of love to British rock. Free 'til 9pm. ?£3 after 9.
Saturday 4th October, 3pm- 5pm, Secular Hall
'Look Back in Anger'. Author Harry Paterson talks about his recent book on the Miner's Strike. Free event.

 

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