Lifelong Learning

DVD Review: Educating Rita (1983)

It’s Adult Learners’ Week this week, which is the perfect opportunity to try out something completely new. It’s not too late to get involved – tomorrow there’s a session on ‘Victorian Life Through the Lens’ and all this week we’ve had a Book Recycle going on in the Information Store! If you haven’t had a… Continue reading DVD Review: Educating Rita (1983)

Book Reviews · DVD Reviews · Events · Norwich

Review: How to Train Your Dragon

The Go Go trail is back! From 21st June to 5th September, 85 sculptures will be stationed around the city before they are auctioned off for Norfolk charity Break. Dragons have been around (in one form or another) for more than a millennia, and you can find lots of dragons here in the Information Store. The first in… Continue reading Review: How to Train Your Dragon

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 · Events

Book Review: The Great Gatsby

The Theatre Royal has recently seen the return of the fantastic Northern Ballet company performing one of their most popular shows, ‘The Great Gatsby’. This year is the 75th anniversary of author F. Scott Fitzgerald’s death, and co-incidentally, his most famous work, The Great Gatsby, was published 90 years ago. The Great Gatsby is the… Continue reading Book Review: The Great Gatsby