Must See Monday – Events of the Week

26th January 2015

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What: Novel Writers: Sarah Perry // Where: Spike Island // When: Thursday 29th Jan (6.30pm) // Cost: £5/£3 concessions (booking advised) 

In a new enterprise Spike Island, in partnership with Bristol Festival of Ideas, invites a series of debut novelist to read from, and discuss their work, exploring theme, structure and the craft of writing.

This week sees After Me Comes The Flood author Sarah Perry in attendance to discuss her elegant, gently sinister and psychologically complex debut novel.

Extracts of the text are available on booking and debate and discussion are welcome.

To find out more click here.


Grounded @ Arnolfini // Weds 28th to Sat 31st Jan

Grounded is a gripping, compulsive new play that flies from the heights of lyricism to the shallows of workaday existence. Starring Lucy Ellinson, this extraordinary play targets our assumptions about war, family, and what it is to be a woman.

Check back later this week for our full review.

To be there too get tickets by clicking here.

Bristol Winter Cider Festival 2015 @ Passenger Shed // Fri 30th – Sat 31st Jan 

On offer will be over 100 ciders and perries including award-winning ciders from Ben Crossmans, Richs, Broadoak and Hecks (Somerset), Gwatkin (Herefordshire), Gwynt Y Ddraig (Wales), and Mr. Whiteheads (Hampshire). As well as the cider and perry, the Bristol Cider Festival will offer the best in local entertainment.

To find out more click here.

By Kevin McGough