Make Music Day is on 21st June, and we have plenty of books in the Information Store to help you learn an instrument, produce a single or stage a musical. Music comes in many different forms, but none are guaranteed to make you smile like a musical- here are some of our recommendations, available to borrow now… Continue reading Make Music Day
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)
Sir Christopher Lee has been a feature of British cinema for more than fifty years, but sadly all great careers must come to an end. He died on Sunday 7th June 2015, but he left us with a lot of incredible performances.
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
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)
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
“It takes a graveyard to raise a child.” This book has been reviewed by Jess as part of the Six Book Challenge In the middle of the night, a man Jack visits the house, intent on killing all occupants. Whilst he deals with the mother, father and eldest child, the baby of the house escapes his… Continue reading Book Review: The Graveyard Book