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LESLEY PEARSE IN SIDMOUTH - 8TH JULY 2023
NOT TO BE MISSED!  GRAHAM HURLEY will be in conversation with Andrew Chatterton at Sidmouth Library on Tuesday, 11th July at 3pm.
  • Sunday, 12th March 2023, 10am-1pm
  • Kennaway House, Coburg Road, Sidmouth, EX10 8NG
  • Tickets £35

'Here are the ways. We must find the will'. Tom Heap lays out the various ways we can combat climate change : spreading rock dust on fields, educating girls, enhancing photosynthesis, building with wood, cooling reactors with salt and even listening to Arnold Schwarzenegger!In his recent BBC podcast and book,...

Join Sophie Pavelle on a low-carbon journey around Britain in search of ten animals and habitats threatened by climate change in the 21st century.Like many of her generation, millennial science communicator Sophie Pavelle is determined to demand action on climate change. In this amusing and thought-provoking book, she describes the...

In A Brief History of Black Holes University of Oxford astrophysicist, Dr Becky Smethurst charts the scientific breakthroughs that have uncovered the weird and wonderful world of black holes, from the collapse of massive stars to the iconic first photographs of a black hole in 2019. A cosmic tale of discovery, you’ll learn: why black...

Why is an inch an inch? Why a kilogram, a kilogram? Who decides the value of units of measurement and what effect does this control have on the world? In this talk, journalist and author James Vincent will explore the hidden history of measurement, a discipline that is as important to...

Friday 9th September at 2.30 p.m Andrew Blackwood’s survey of modern capitalism, and its failure to serve theinterests of ordinary people, has come at a timely juncture in modern Britishdevelopment. While the Tory leadership candidates argue over issues of taxation, GDP growth, social inequality and the size of the state,...

Meet-The-Author is back at Kennaway House. Katastrophe - The new blockbuster thriller from Graham Hurley, set against the final stages of the Second World War and the follow up to his previous book Kyiv. The Thousand Year Reich is shrinking. Even Goebbels has run out of lies to sweeten the...

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  • Norman Lockyer Observatory (map)

Join us for an event with the Sidmouth Science Festival at the Norman Lockyer Observatory

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  • Norman Lockyer Observatory (map)

Join us for an event with the Sidmouth Science Festival at the Norman Lockyer Observatory

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Join us for a free event at Kennaway House as part of the Sidmouth Science Festival. Jonathan Scott will be discussing his latest book The Vinyl Frontier.

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  • Kennaway House (map)

Join us for a free event as part of the Sidmouth Science Festival in which Dr Pete Etchells discusses Lost in a Good Game at Kennaway House.

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Join us at Kennaway House to meet bestselling author Henry Hemming. Henry will be giving a talk.. 

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  • Kennaway House Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8NG (map)

 

Two smash hit Sunday Times bestselling writers of feel-good summer reads join forces to share the secrets of writing the perfect novel.

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A festival like no other, Sidmouth Sea Fest is an annual coastal community celebration that is held annually in the town featuring creativity. 

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This free event is a coproduction between Sidmouth Science Festival and Winstones Bookshop and is part of Robin’s 100 Bookshops Tour.

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  • OnlineEX10 8ELUnited Kingdom (map)

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Festival will be an online celebration of writing and reading!

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  • The Cornish Bakery, 15 High Street, Sidmouth (map)

Ben Aaronivitch joins us on publication of the new Rivers of London book The October Man as part of our celebrations for Independent Bookshop Week.

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  • Kennaway House, Coburg Road, Sidmouth (map)

Join us at Kennaway House for a History Talk to celebrate Independent Bookshop Week .

 

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  • The Cornish Bakery, 15 High St, Sidmouth, EX10 8LN (map)

Join novelist Lucy Wood and debut author Ben Smith in conversation on how their work responds to the ocean, past present and future. A collaboration with Sidmouth Seafest.

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  • Sidmouth Sailing Club, the Esplanade, Sidmouth, EX10 8BG (map)

A lyrical exploration of the rock lighthouses, the ingenuity of those who built them, and the social history..

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  • Winstone's Bookshop (map)

We are delighted to welcome best selling author John Connolly to our Sidmouth shop in May.

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  • Old Meeting Hall/Unitarian Chapel, All Saints RoadEngland, EX10 8ERUnited Kingdom (map)

Join us for an evening with Raynor Winn in conversation with Sidmouth’s Jane Corry.

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  • Norman Lockyer Observatory (map)
As a connoisseur of comedy, Robin Ince has spent decades mining our eccentricities to create gags..
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  • Kennaway House - Cellar Bar (map)

Do you want to be happy?  Well, of course you do. But why? What does happiness actually mean? Where does it come from? And can you buy it?

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  • Unitarian Chapel - Dissenter of Sidmouth, EX10 8ER 

 

From being transported by the sound of 'True Love' by Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly on the radio...

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  • Winstones 

 

Join us for the launch of Sidmouth author Jane Corry's new thriller  The Dead Ex.

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  • Kennaway House 

 

Jeremy has been presenting a BBC Radio 2 show since 2003 that attracts more than seven million listeners.

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High on a Cornish cliff sits a vast uninhabited mansion. Uninhabited except for Blake..

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How does the machinery of government respond when a King steps out of line?

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  • Sidmouth Library

 

Join award-winning author and illustrator Rob Biddulph for a roarsome Dinosaur Juniors event. Hear Rob talk about how he became a children’s author and illustrator

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  • Manor Pavilion Theatre

 

The Bob Symes Memorial Lecture- Arranged by the Sid Vale Association and National Trust Sidmouth Centre.

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