Saturday 26 October 2013 - Book to the Future

Events

The Mermaid and the Lion

The Mermaid and the Lion

Date
08/10/2013
Description
The original drawings from the graphic novel The Mermaid and the Lion are exhibited at the Bramall Music Building and signed copies of the book are available to buy at The Barber Institute of Fine Arts shop.
Build the Birmingham Book

Build the Birmingham Book

Date
24 - 29/10/2013
Description
Help to create a story of what Birmingham means to you with the University's English department student society BedSoc.
The Book of the Dead

The Book of the Dead

Date
24 - 29/10/2013
Description
Egyptian textiles from the Cadbury Research Library will be exhibited in the main library with four sections of Egyptian funerary cloth dating from 300-30BC, recently conserved by the British Museum.
Telling Tales

Telling Tales

Date
26/10/2013
Description
Find out some of the stories behind the pictures and objects in the galleries and try out story-making techniques in order to retell them, or invent some of your own in prose or poetry.
Being a Cosmo columnist and other stories [video stream available]

Being a Cosmo columnist and other stories [video stream available]

Date
26/10/2013
Description
Jo Usmar, Cosmopolitan columnist, freelance journalist and published author, is here to tell you about her career in magazine, newspaper and online journalism and her new series of lifestyle books (called This Book Will, out in January).
Bosworth: the Birth of the Tudors

Bosworth: the Birth of the Tudors

Date
26/10/2013
Description
Drawing on eyewitness reports, newly discovered manuscripts and the latest archaeological evidence, Chris Skidmore vividly recreates this battle-scarred world in an epic saga of treachery and ruthlessness, death and deception and the birth of the Tudor dynasty.
The Ugly Renaissance

The Ugly Renaissance

Date
26/10/2013
Description
Historian Alexander Lee shows that the sublime monuments of the Renaissance were created by flawed and tormented artists who lived in a world of bigotry and hatred.