EVENT – Sense and Sensibility in Leeds

Leeds Arts Centre is an amateur drama group based at the Carriageworks Theatre in Millennium Square in Leeds. Their next production might be of interest to some of the LBC members*!! 23 April 2015 - 25 April 2015 Main Auditorium: 7:15pm ​presented by Leeds Arts Centre By Jane Austen, adapted by Jessica Swale When bereavement … Continue reading EVENT – Sense and Sensibility in Leeds

Mothers and Daughters

MOTHERS IN FICTION CARRIE DUNN Journalist and feminist Carrie Dunn has taken on 20 of fictions most divisive characters. Offering a fresh perspective on their motivations and actions; she re-examines their roles in the book and as part of a broader societal picture.    While a few of these essays are 'merely' delightfully universal; others … Continue reading Mothers and Daughters

Books to cheer a person up!

Earlier this week, a member of the twitterati posted a shout out to her fellow book clubbers asking for recommendations for books that could distract and cheer a person up. It was surprisingly difficult at first - instantly the most miserable books we've ever read jumped to mind (ahem). Or ones that are personally perfect … Continue reading Books to cheer a person up!

Poddy the third – Let’s Get Classical!

* * *PODCAST* * * Usual spoiler and language warnings apply! The one where we finally get stuck into the Bronte Sisters and Jane Austen, discussing The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte, Jane Eyre by her sister Charlotte, and our favourite Jane Austen's - AVIDREADER on Pride & Prejudice while BOOKELF dissects Persuasion. … Continue reading Poddy the third – Let’s Get Classical!