Posts Tagged ‘events’

  1. Bookings

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    March 21, 2016 by Lydia Syson

    Please contact lydiasyson@gmail.com to request more information about school visits or to make a booking for any kind of event. You’ll find more about school visits here and can download full details:  Lydia Syson’s school visits

    Upcoming events.

     

    Recent Events:

    9 Sept 2016: Ewell Library Summer Reading Challenge volunteers celebration

    1 October 2016 Battle of Cable Street 80th Anniversary commemoration at Rich Mix with Michael Rosen and Philosophy Footballl

    10 October 2016 Author visit to Sydenham High School

    22 October 2016: YA Shot festival, Uxbridge: A History of Violence with Tanya Landman, Catherine Johnson, Katherine Woodfine

    9 November 2016: Peckham Literary Festival – YA evening with Lucy Inglis

    14-15 November 2016 :CWISL Shoutwest! Festival

    22 November 2016: Haberdashers Monmouth School for Girls Lit Fest

    5 December 2016: Brixton Bookjaml

     


  2. Talking about the Spanish Civil War

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    September 15, 2012 by Lydia Syson

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    Paul Preston must know more about the history of twentieth-century Spain than anyone else alive.  A captivating speaker, who charms with his truculence, he’s a hero to thousands, including me.

    The first time I heard him in public I squeezed into the last seat of a dark and crowded basement at the Instituto Cervantes just as he began to introduce his fellow speaker, Julián Casanova.  The event was called  ‘Remembering the Spanish Civil War’. I gulped, keep reading


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