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Off the Shelf 7h
Happy Birthday to wonderful wordsmith . We hope you are having a great day celebrating.
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Penguin Books UK 10h
‘We shall meet in the place where there is no darkness.’ 1984 by George Orwell, who died in 1950.
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Robert Macfarlane 11h
Word of the day: “witness-tree” - originally a tree that stood as a record of property boundaries, marked as such by scores in its bark. Now broadened to mean a tree that has seen remarkable things, that stands as "a repository for the past." Ty
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Off the Shelf 18h
What a fab show that was
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Ian McMillan Jan 20
The right word hopping away from me like a blackbird up a path.
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500 Reformations Jan 19
Also , 22/2: Diarmaid MacCulloch delivers "Christianity: The Big Picture", an lecture. The award-winning historian is known for his ability to communicate complex religious history in an accessible manner.
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The Circus Diaries Jan 19
Trailer just released for one of the big shows celebrating 250 years of circus heritage and innovation!
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Penguin Books UK Jan 19
Stunning new editions of 1984 and Brave New World are joining 's . Here's why these dystopian classics make for such timely reading:
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And Other Tweets Jan 19
Submit your unpublished fiction masterpiece to our first ! It's part of 's . Prize? £5k & publication by us! Open to established & new authors. Submissions close 1st Feb. Time to polish that ms!!!
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professorvanessa Jan 19
Celebrating of this incredible art form great article
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Waterstones Jan 18
'My imagination functions much better when I don't have to speak to people.' - Patricia Highsmith, born in 1921
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Laura Feltham Jan 18
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Our Favourite Places Jan 18
New year, new bunch of gigs, shows, festivals & exhibitions to look forward to! Our free 2018 Sheffield Culture Calendar will be doing the rounds of the city’s cultural venues next week 🎺🎭🎨🎟🎸 Or order yours now for just a quid (p&p) >
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National Archives UK Jan 18
The story of how famous writer Dorothy L Sayers was involved in a real-life 1930s murder case:
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Sheffield Libraries Jan 18
Sneak preview of Sheffield protest material from ready to go to for their forthcoming exhibition:
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V&A Jan 18
Happy ! Author A.A.Milne was born in 1882 & to celebrate we're giving away 3 pots of honey from the V&A beehives. RT for a chance to win!
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bryony doran Jan 18
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professorvanessa Jan 18
Beautiful I can hear the waves lapping
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Jo Peel Jan 17
Banana shop sketches and sprouting pineapples. Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Kirsty Fife Jan 12
COME WORK WITH ME! I'm recruiting an Archive Assistant post (currently fixed term until early Nov 2018), you'll be line managed by me and work with our amazing library and archive collections about the history of sound and vision!
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