DVD Reviews · Film

DVD Review: Duck Soup (1933)

Everyone’s heard of the Marx Brothers – even if you don’t know them by name, you’ve seen Groucho glasses with moustache and nose attached, you’ve heard quotes from their films or you’ve watched comedians that were heavily influenced by the Marx Brothers’ zany style of comedy. The Marx Brothers were known for their quick delivery,… Continue reading DVD Review: Duck Soup (1933)

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Horrible Histories Series

We’ve reviewed a book from the Horrible Histories series before, Frightful First War for Remembrance Day, but with the Horrible Histories show at the Theatre Royal next week (Wednesday 22nd April-Sunday 26th April), we’re going to talk about some of our favourite books from the series! For more than 20 years, Terry Deary’s Horrible Histories series… Continue reading Book Review: The Horrible Histories Series

Events · Face Painting · Fundraising

Red Nose Day 2015! Face Painting! A Good Cause!

We know some of you wait with baited breath for our face painting events, and we like to please, so come to the Information Store entrance from 10.00-12.00 this Friday 13th March, donate £2 to charity and get your face painted. This year our brilliant face painter Avril is offering you the chance to ‘pick… Continue reading Red Nose Day 2015! Face Painting! A Good Cause!

DVD Reviews · Events · Face Painting · Fundraising

Red Nose Day DVD Recommendations

It’s Red Nose Day on Friday 13th March so look out for face painting from 10.00-12.00 in the Information Store entrance from our fabulous face painter Avril, and check out our Pinterest page featuring the best of British comedians. Our DVD review this week is a bit of an odd one – one of my favourite… Continue reading Red Nose Day DVD Recommendations

Book Reviews · Quick Reads · Six Book Challenge

Book Review: Wish You Were Here (And I Wasn’t)

Eleanor has read this QUICK READ as part of the Six Book Challenge. For the Six Book Challenge, I challenged myself to read books entirely from the QUICK READS and EXPRESS FICTION sections of the Information Store. My first Six Book Challenge book is Wish You Were Here (And I Wasn’t): A Book of Poems and… Continue reading Book Review: Wish You Were Here (And I Wasn’t)