Sunday 26 January 1997
Poets Douglas Oliver, Alice Notley and Mick Imlah read at Netherbow Arts Centre, 43-45 High St; Wed 29, 7.45pm, pounds 3/pounds 2. 0131 556 9579
A L Kennedy reads from her latest collection of short stories, Original Bliss, at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 13-29 Nicolson St; Wed 29, 7pm; tickets pounds 1 (three for pounds 2); 0131 556 6743, ex 232
LONDON: poets Ian McMillan and Grace Nichols read at the Voice Box, Royal Festival Hall, SE1; Tue 28, 7.30pm, pounds 4/pounds 2.50. 0171 960 4242
The Company of Storytellers (Ben Haggarty, Pomme Clayton and Hugh Lupton) explore ancient tales in their new show; Purcell Room, RFH, SE1; Wed 29, 7.30pm, pounds 6/pounds 3.50. 0171 960 4242
Canadian authors Gail Anderson- Dargatz and Anne Michaels read at Macdonald House, Grosvenor Sq W1; Thur 30, 6.30pm, free. 0171 258 6419
NORWICH: Blake Morrison discusses his work; Lecture Theatre 1, Centre for Creative and Performing Arts, UEA; Tue 28, 7pm, pounds 3.50/pounds 2. 01603 592810
ARVON: the new prospectus is now available, with details of the year's creative-writing courses. A strong poetry line-up includes Mark Doty and Sarah Maguire (April); Sophie Hannah and Brian Patten (May); Wendy Cope and Christopher Reid (July). Plus Hermione Lee and Jenny Uglow (biography), Simon Armitage ("Writing with Sound"), and Kate Pullinger and Marianne Wiggins on the novel. Send an SAE for the full programme to: The Arvon Foundation, Lumb Bank, Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge, West Yorks HX7 6DF
Art Piece taken off website amid 'severe security alert'
Maisie Williams single-handedly rises to the challengeTV
Academy criticised after no non-white actors nominated
tvAn expose of hooliganism masquerading as an ideological battle
artLee Hadwin can't draw when he's awake, but by night he's an artist
‘Remember the attackers are a cold-blooded, crazy minority’, says Blek le Rat
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Benedict Cumberbatch says Hollywood is better for black British actors: 'I think as far as coloured actors go it gets really difficult in the UK'
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 3 UK weather: Snow to fall in the coming week with sub-zero temperatures to last until early February
- 4 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 5 Warriors in ancient Iraq suffered Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder more than 3,000 years ago, say researchers
Heavy metal producer's corpse to be mutilated by models as per his dying wish
Mr Selfridge series 3: Actress Kara Tointon says 'We're starting to see his demise'
Benedict Cumberbatch says Hollywood is better for black British actors: 'I think as far as coloured actors go it gets really difficult in the UK'
Sia apologises for 'Elastic Heart' music video that sees Shia LaBeouf wrestle 12-year-old Maddie Ziegler
V&A removes depiction of Prophet Mohamed from website amid 'severe security alert'
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd