Next Book club is Wednesday 9th April, 7.30 at Crucible Corner. We're reading 'Of Mice and Men' by John Steinbeck. If you're reading it for the first time or the fifth, hopefully it will offer something new.
Book Club in Stratford
We're planning a night away in Stratford to have fun and watch some Shakespeare. The proposed date is Saturday 19th July, travelling down on the Saturday and staying till Sunday. We would like to see 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona' by RSC but we will need to move fast to get tickets. Looking on the website there are a few tickets left in the upper circle, they are mostly 'restricted view' at £18. Obviously the restricted view isn't great but it makes it much more affordable. We have some names already but If you would like to come then you need to let us know by replying to this email by WEDNESDAY as this is when we will be buying the tickets. You can of course buy your own tickets later if needed if there are any still available.
Once we have these tickets then we can book some accommodation in the centre. More details to follow.
Next Poetry Club is 26th March, 7.30 at Crucible Corner. This month we're reading Sylvia Plath to cheer us up a bit. In particular we'll be reading:
The Applicant, Lady Lazarus, Night Dances, Letter in November, Daddy, You're, Edge, Blackberrying.
All of these, apart from the last one, are from 'Ariel' which is he best known collection.
The Big Book
This is an extra book club that happens every 3-4 months on the 4th wednesday of the month. It gives us a chance to read a bigger book! As we've been a little slow choosing the book we are going to push it back to May to give people enough chance to read it.
May 28th - Long Walk to Freedom: The autobiography of Nelson Mandela
Aug 27th - Crow Road - Iain Banks
April - Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
May - The Marrying of Chani Kuffman by Eve Harris (booker long list)
June - Their eyes were watching God - Zora Neale Hurston
Bookclubbers at the pub, plain and simple.