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World Book Day

5th March 2015

Woohoo it's World Book Day!

World Book Day helps children explore the pleasure of books and reading by providing them with the opportunity to have a book of their own. Look out for £1 book tokens given out in schools around the start of March, then come in to choose a book!

The Story of Life | Book Launch

Friday 6th March, 6pm

The Story of Life: A First Book About Evolution

Join local authors Catherine Barr and Steve Williams, with award-winning illustrator Amy Husband, to launch 'The Story of Life: a first book about evolution.' There will be a workshop on evolution for children on Saturday 7th March, 2pm.

Whiplash (15)

Movies this weekend...

Festival of British Cinema Poster

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential. Winner of 3 Oscars.

Hay Castle

Exhibition now on in the cafe gallery...

Architect's Impression

A great chance to learn more about the Hay Castle Restoration project. This exhibition, from Rick Mather Architects, explores the history of Hay Castle, the current conservation challenges, and puts forwards exciting proposals for the future. Drop in to the bookshop cafe to have a look.

ENO: La Traviata

Wednesday 11th March, 7.15pm

ENO: La Traviata

A stunning production of Verdi’s masterpiece which reaches to the heart of the opera’s themes of passionate love and tragic death. English National Opera Live.

NT: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Thursday 12th March, 7pm (Live)

Behind the Beautiful Forevers Poster

Pulizter Prize-winner Katherine Boo spent three years in Annawadi recording the lives of its residents. From her uncompromising book, David Hare has fashioned a tumultuous play on an epic scale.