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Free Learning Lunchtime Talks

A series of free lunchtime talks on current affairs and local issues. No booking required.

Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Bedford

Mon 19 Jan 2015

Free / 01234 767037

The Brickworks: David Syzmanski talks about the incredible history of what was previously the biggest Brickworks in the world, in neighbouring Stewartby.

Mon 26 Jan 2015

Free / 01234 767037

As the local Hospice celebrates 15 years, Rebecca Eastwick takes a look at how their support has helped the community.

Mon 9 Feb 2015

Free / 01234 767037

General Sosabowski and the Second World War: John Dale tells the tales of famous Polish General Sosabowski, and his local connections to Bedford after WWII.

…and 5 more dates until 23 Mar 2015

Writing Motherhood

“There is no more sombre enemy of good art,” said Cyril Connolly, “than the pram in the hallway.” This specially curated event featuring three contemporary poets considers the truth of this statement. How does motherhood really affect a poet's work? What impact does it have on how and what they write, and how it is…

Town Hall, St Andrews

Fri 6 Mar 2015

£3.75 (£2.75) / 01334 470770

The Writing Motherhood project is funded by Arts Council England Part of StAnza: Scotland's Poetry Festival.