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In this haunting Halloween special, Steve takes us behind the scenes of ‘Romancing the Gibbet’. Fusing historical research and poetic response this unique project revisits sites of extraordinary public punishment in Georgian England.
Read all about the 2019 festival hub inspired by a fictional aquatic civilisation lurking beneath the River Tay…
Join us on the 30th October for an event that looks at how we can work together to address inequalities in academia and the cultural sector.
Once again for this year’s festival we are delighted to be working with partners beyond the borders of the UK.
For National Libraries week, we invited Dr Bob Nicholson to reflect on his research on Victorian humour and the British Library’s ‘Old Joke Archive’.
Dr Karin Koehler and Dr Catherine Charlwood tell us about their Being Human 2019 event ‘Dear Memory…’ which explores how writing and poetry can transform our perceptions of place.