Suffragette City Immersive Experience

Being a suffragette was not for the faint-hearted. In the fight for freedom these women often had their own liberties curtailed; in the bid for equality, they were treated as anything but. The Suffragette City Immersive Experience, a participatory historical re-enactment piece currently being run by the National Trust seeks to tell the stories ofContinue reading “Suffragette City Immersive Experience”

Unsung Singers

Tessa Niles and Gina Foster have performed on some of the biggest stages with some of the biggest names in music. Their new show, Unsung Singers, taking place on Thursday 15th March 2018, 8:30pm – 11:30pm at The Bedford Theatre in Balham, London showcases their stories and songs. I caught up with Tessa to findContinue reading “Unsung Singers”

Postal Museum & Mail Rail

Back in the days of yore, pre internet, people sent letters. A lot of them. London’s Postal Museum celebrates that. Featuring everything from artefacts from the seventeenth century, including the and start of the ‘Post’ under Henry VIII exhibitions to modern examples of Post Office branding, right up to the important role that the postalContinue reading “Postal Museum & Mail Rail”

Moving Pieces Taster Workshop

As writers we spend a lot of time in our heads. Thoughts form words that form phrases that we process in the mind and present to the page. Sometimes the stories in our heads represent our experience in the world, but at other times they are born of mental processes than our bodily knowledge. NeitherContinue reading “Moving Pieces Taster Workshop”

The Upstairs Room by Kate Murray-Browne

Like Zoe, one third of the protagonists of The Upstairs Room, I don’t believe in ghosts, but do ‘believe in them enough to want to live them alone.’ For this reason, novels about the supernatural tend to be something I steer clear of. Yet I devoured Kate Murray-Browne’s new book in less than twenty fourContinue reading “The Upstairs Room by Kate Murray-Browne”