Please join Poets & Players on Saturday 27 April 2024, 2.30-4.00 at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation for a wonderful line-up of poets and musicians. You will find all the information you need regarding visiting the IABF on their website here. The event is free and everyone is welcome (no need to book tickets). Performers […]

Blackwell’s bookshop is delighted to be working with White Rabbit Books to bring Richard Norris to Manchester for the launch of his stunning new memoir STRANGE THINGS ARE HAPPENING: Adventures in Music. Richard will be in conversation with Dave Haslam. This event is being held at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation. Doors: 6.00, starts: 6.30 […]

Come join writer and academic Caroline Magennis in conversation with Claire Lynch (author of Small, Professor at Brunel University) to celebrate the launch of her book Harpy: A Manifesto for Childfree Women (Icon Books, 2023). In this timely and thoughtful book, Caroline Magennis looks beyond the often-divisive conversation around women who choose to be childfree […]

Blackwell’s bookshop is thrilled to be welcoming Salena Godden to Manchester for the launch of With Love, Grief and Fury – the stunning new collection full of comfort, vulnerability, rage and inspiration from one of the powerhouses of British poetry. Salena will be supported by Christine Roseeta Walker and Rebecca Hurst who will be reading […]

Come join us for a consciousness-raising evening at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation as we witness the live exorcism of Susan Fox with readings from her spellbinding book ‘The Exorcism of Susan Fox’ published by Incunabula Media. Sue wrote this book during the pandemic from 2020-2023 and in it she captures 108 myofascial trauma-release bodywork […]

Please join Poets & Players on Saturday 23 March 2024, 2.30-4.00 at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation for a wonderful line-up of poets and musicians. You will find all the information you need regarding visiting the IABF on their website here. The event is free and everyone is welcome (no need to book tickets). Performers […]

Launch event of The Rentier City featuring discussion by the author and guests. As the crane capital of Europe, Manchester’s transformation since the financial crisis has been profound. Capital has flooded into the city, transforming its skyline and rocketing rents. At the same time, it remains a city of stark inequalities – home to some […]

Explore the life and work of Anthony Burgess in this special gathering at the author’s archive in Manchester. Burgess was a prolific novelist, composer, journalist and playwright. He grew up above a pub in Manchester, then travelled the world as a solider and teacher before publishing his first novel at the age of 39. He […]

Explore the life and work of Anthony Burgess in this special gathering at the author’s archive in Manchester. Burgess was a prolific novelist, composer, journalist and playwright. He grew up above a pub in Manchester, then travelled the world as a solider and teacher before publishing his first novel at the age of 39. He […]

Explore the life and work of Anthony Burgess in this special gathering at the author’s archive in Manchester. Burgess was a prolific novelist, composer, journalist and playwright. He grew up above a pub in Manchester, then travelled the world as a teacher before publishing his first novel at the age of 39. He was also […]