Sneak Preview with Ken Plummer
Imaginations: fifty years of Essex Sociology
6.30pm Friday 5th September
Special introductory price of £20!
Imaginations: fifty years of Essex Sociology is a major new book about the department.
Join us to toast to the success of this fabulous book, perfectly timed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of University of [...]
Weekly from Tuesday 23th Sept 2014
with Maryline Kaeblen
1.00 – 2.30pm
In the Bookshop Shed
La culture Française – est-ce que ça vous interesse?
Then join our new French conversation group and help keep your French language skills alive!
Conversation will be encouraged to cover current affairs, French ways of life, places of interest, film etc. The group is [...]
Mr Martin Newell
We commissioned Martin Newell to write a poem in tribute to Ginny’s 24 years at the bookshop!
Here it is…..and it’s perfect. Martin surprised Ginny with a delightful recitation after last night’s farewell dinner at the Black Buoy.
In The Wivenhoe Bookshop
“Hello? The Wivenhoe Bookshop…”
A soft-eyed, book-lined cage
Whose guardians are women
of a certain age
Where Sartre [...]
‘Ditchling Beacon – South Downs’ by Wendy Yardley
Wendy Yardley has recently returned to Wivenhoe, and she talks here about her current exhibition at the OTS gallery:
I work on canvas and board; mainly in oils; depicting semi-abstract landscapes that capture the atmospheric essence of the place.
This painting is one of a series I have recently completed [...]
‘Hettie’s Creepers’ by Jayne Wallett
Join us this Autumn for new courses on writing, drawing and philosophy!