Sunday 22 June 1997
MANCHESTER: Lisa St Aubin De Teran discusses her new memoir, The Hacienda, Mon 23, 7pm, pounds 3; Helen Fielding, onlie begetter of Bridget Jones's Diary, Tue 24, 7pm, pounds 3. Waterstone's, Deansgate; 0161 832 1992
LONDON: Rhapsodies in Black, the Harlem Renaissance season, continues, with novelist and sociologist Adam Lively on Blackness and Modernism, Thur 26, 7.30pm, pounds 4/pounds 2.50; and Margaret Busby, writer, publisher and Daughters of Africa anthologist, on Renaissance Women, Sat 28, 5pm, pounds 4/pounds 2.50. The Voice Box, Royal Festival Hall, SE1; 0171 960 4242
The City of London Festival continues: Hanif Kureishi, Thur 26, 6.15pm; Fay Weldon, Fri 27, 6.15pm; pounds 5 each (season ticket pounds 30). Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, EC4; 0171 638 8891
National Small Press Bookfair A top day out for bookworms, with tomes, zines, pamphlets, DIY advice, from Britain's thousands of maverick publishers. Sat 28, 10am-5.30pm; free. Waterloo Foyer, Royal Festival Hall, SE1; 0171 960 4242
KETTERING: Tania Kindersley, author of Goodbye Johnny Thunders and Don't Ask Me Why, Thur 25, 8pm, pounds 3/pounds 2. Kettering Library, Sheep St; 01536 512315.
POETRY SOCIETY SUMMER WORKSHOPS: weekly for six weeks from July 5, with Lavinia Greenlaw, Don Paterson, Sophie Hannah, Simon Armitage, and other bards of the moment. Book early for the entire course: pounds 35/pounds 25 Poetry Society members. The Poetry Society, Betterton St, London, WC2; 0171 240 4810
Film The critics but sneer but these unfashionable festive films are our favourites
TV We're so close to knowing what happened to Oliver Hughes, but a last-minute bluff crushes expectations
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
Peter Lik: The self-proclaimed 'fine-art photographer' whose work sells for millions
The best underrated Christmas movies from Love, Actually to While You Were Sleeping
Grace Dent on TV: The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies was a beautifully shot, immensely considered drama
The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies, review: Jason Watkins is brilliant, but real victim Joanna Yeates is reduced to a footnote
Marilyn Manson denies involvement in shocking Lana Del Rey rape video
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant