Login Register

Literature and the Arts

Latest news on the arts and literature. Read the latest book reviews of classic books and and get the lowdown on Ashbourne authors and novelists plus find out about exhibitions taking place across Ashbourne and the UK.

  • Article Image

    REVIEW: Truly, Madly, Deeply

    THIS collection brings together 24 specially-selected short stories from some of the best-loved and up and coming chick lit authors including Adele Parks, Kate...

  • Article Image

    Perfect winter reads

    WITH the hustle, bustle of Christmas just around the corner, now is the perfect time to escape with an eReader and enjoy a little 'me' time before the rush of...

  • Article Image

    Babar and the Ghost

    WE'RE joining in the anniversary celebrations of everyone's favourite elephant, Babar. His tales have been delighting the British for 80 years and this large...

  • Poetry in motion at festival events

    POET and former English teacher Mark Grist will host a poetry workshop as part of Ashbourne Festival.Mr Grist, who used rap techniques to engage his pupils, has...

  • Finding a king

    THE discovery of a monarch's remains beneath a Leicestershire car park hit headlines around the world.Now, Professor Lin Foxall, a senior member of the...

  • Article Image

    Fun housewife is bringing laughter

    COMEDY housewife Barbara Nice is set to bring fun and laughter to Ashbourne Festival.The middle aged housewife and mother of five teenagers hails from...

  • DON’T MISS

    TODAY Indoor bowls is played each week at Hulland Ward and District Millennium Hall from 2pm to 4pm. Life drawing sessions are at St John's Church Hall weekly...

  • DON’T MISS

    TODAY Indoor bowls is played every week from 2pm to 4pm at Hulland and District Millennium Hall. Life drawing sessions are at St John's Church Hall weekly from...