Sunday 29 June 1997
City of London Festival readings continue: pounds 5 per session, pounds 30 the lot. Rachel Cusk, Mon 30, 6.15pm; John Mortimer, Wed 2, 6.15pm; crime queen Ruth Rendell, Thur 3, 6.15pm. Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, EC4; 0171 638 8891
Poet Robin Robertson reads from his current collection, A Painted Field; Tue 1, 8.30pm, pounds 3 Vox'n'Roll, Filthy MacNasty's Bar and Whisky Cafe, Amwell St, EC1. 0171 278 9993
CHELTENHAM: Penelope Lively reads from her last novel, Heatwave, Tue 1, 7.30pm, pounds 6/pounds 5. Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square. 01242 227979
MANCHESTER: Young Northern novelist Glen Duncan, author of Hope, Wed 2, 7pm, pounds 3. Waterstone's, Deansgate, 0161 832 1992
CANTERBURY: Redmond O'Hanlon, Thur 3, 7pm; pounds 2. Waterstone's, St Margarets Street, 01227 456343
BEYOND THE BORDER: Story-telling festival at St Donats Castle, South Wales. With top oral-culturalists from around the globe, including Radcliffe Award-winning Timothy Neat of Scotland, author of The Summer Walkers, about the Highland travelling people. Fri 4-Sun 6; various prices. 01446 794848
Final Top Gear reviewTV
FestivalsFive ways to avoid the portable toilets
Jurassic WorldThe results are completely brilliant
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Should Apple buy Greece?
- 2 Michael Douglas regrets 'embarrassing' Catherine Zeta-Jones with oral sex comments
- 3 Drummer Lee Rigby's family reject 'extremist' groups using Woolwich murder for political gain
- 4 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 5 Fox News anchor asks 'what's to prevent' three people from marrying after same-sex marriage legalised
Lionel Richie at Glastonbury 2015, review: Like the anti-Kanye he delights in audience engagement
Glastonbury 2015: Lionel Richie attracts festival's biggest crowds for Sunday's 'dad slot'
Glastonbury 2015: The best things you missed from Lionel Richie and the Dalai Lama to how beautiful the festival is
Glastonbury 2015: Shocking scenes of rubbish left strewn across campsite as clean-up begins
Glastonbury 2015: The Who take swipe at Kanye West - 'who's the biggest rock star in the world?'
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Austerity is essential if Britain wants to reduce inequality – why can't the left-wingers who march against it realise this?
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Extend Right To Buy to tenants of private landlords, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn says
David Cameron struck double blow in his hopes to win Britain a new EU deal