Thursday 11th April, 7.30 pm at Rye Books. Jack Thurston to launch his new book 'Lost Lanes'.
Jack Thurston has a lifelong passion for exploring the countryside by bike. As presenter of The Bike Show on Resonance FM, he has brought his affable and infectious enthusiasm for cycling to London’s airwaves and attracted an audience around the world with more than 1.5 million podcast downloads.
Jack is a regular contributor to the critically acclaimed Rouleur magazine and edits the Bicycle Reader. His articles about cycling appear in the Guardian, the Evening Standard, Cycling Plus and Cycle.
Join us on to celebrate the launch of his new book 'Lost Lanes: 36 Glorious bike rides in Southern England' where Jack will be sharing his favourite cycling anecdotes and images with us, then later he will be officially declaring our new cycle racks (courtesy of Southwark council) open!
Plus there will be more great music from Jean-marie our infamous resident DJ!
We’ll be offering a free tea or coffee to folks who come along to get their bikes fixed.
Saturday 11th May 7.00pm at Rye Books.
Aminatta Forna on the effects or war and betrayal on a small community.
As part of the Dulwich festival acclaimed author Aminatta Forna will be reading from and discussing 'The Hired Man' her powerful new novel (available from March 28th) about the indelible effects of war and the memories which stir beneath the silence of a quiet Croatian town.
Aminatta’s previous novel 'The Memory of Love' was short-listed for the Orange Prize and won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize.
‘Forna is a writer of great talent who does not shy from tackling the toughest questions about why humans do the things they do: from the smallest act of betrayal to the greatest acts of love.’ Monica Ali.
John Hegley returns!
For those of you missed our event with the very entertaining Mr Hegley earlier in the year there is another chance see him perform in May. We'll be supporting him at the Micheal Croft Theatre, Dulwich. All very exciting, more details to follow..!
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