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Dressing Fancy: a series of talks about the programme

Bath Assembly Rooms Bennett Street, Bath, BANES, United Kingdom

Join the Bath Assembly Rooms for a series of talks, online and in-person, which brings together experts in the fields of Georgian dress making and recreation, global textile trade, fancy dress, dance, gambling and gaming, and ball culture.

Yuan Yang for Private Revolutions: Coming of Age in New China, a Toppings Event

Topping & Company Booksellers of Bath York Street, Bath, United Kingdom

Join Toppings for an evening with Yuan Yang for Private Revolutions: Coming of Age in a New China, a sweeping yet intimate portrait of modern China told through the lives of four ordinary women, each striving for a better future in an unequal society. A Sunday Times, Observer, Waterstones and BBC Highlight for 2024 'Beautiful, immersive . . […]

Truman Capote’s in Cold Blood

BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, United Kingdom

This year marks the centenary of the birth of the author, precocious literary stylist and socialite Truman Capote.

Living with History in a Pandemic

BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, United Kingdom

Trapped at home during the Covid 19 pandemic, EMMY award-winning filmmaker Martin Smith broadcast forty-three talks for Bristol’s community radio station.

Shakespeare’s Forgotten Sonnets

BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, United Kingdom

William Shakespeare’s Sonnets are among his most celebrated works but, unlike his plays, they seem to have been largely forgotten following their publication in 1609. A second edition appeared in 1640 but this reordered the poems, combined many of them together to make longer poems, added titles, and in certain cases altered their wording. And it was in this ‘reworked’ form that the vast majority of Shakespeare’s readers encountered his sonnets until Edmund Malone’s edition of 1780.

Big Read: Love & Relationships in Mrs Dalloway

BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, United Kingdom

Mrs Dalloway is one of the great modernist novels detailing a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, a fictional upper-class woman in post-World War One England. 

Decoding Teaching & Pedagogic Research

Bath Medical Museum 1 Hetling Court, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, United Kingdom

In collaboration with the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Bath Medical Museum is having a sharing session on teaching.

Less: Patrick Grant

St Swithin's Church 37 The Paragon, Bath, United Kingdom

With a career in fashion spanning nearly two decades, Patrick Grant has a lot to say about our clothing, who makes it and how it’s made.

Throwing Your Arms Around the World!

BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, United Kingdom

In an upcoming talk, Dr David Leech considers recent contributions to the metaphysics of feeling, and how humans experience the world as a physical entity.