Events for Lovers of Script and Screen

26th September 2017

Explore the written word and observe literature from a different point of view

What better way to spend your evening than by ‘feeding’ your mind and soul.

These incredible events will stay engraved in your mind, for they truly are a perfect fit for lovers of literature and performance.

  1. London Literature Festival – 13th Oct – 1st Nov

The Southbank Centre brings you an incredible opportunity to feel the power of literature in a 19-day journey, through the London Literature Festival. Featuring a live reading of Nelson Mandela’s memoirs by Hillary Clinton, Tom Hanks, Philip Pullman and Annie Leibovitz, this is an opportunity to explore the written word and “observe” literature from a different point of view.


  1. London Film Festival – 4th Oct – 15th Oct

Lose yourselves in performances by highly acclaimed actors, at this 11-day event. With screenings around various London cinemas, you can binge on a different film every night and feel the power of cinematography and storytelling with your closest friends or family.


  1. Britain on Film: Black Britain – 8th Oct at the Barbican Cinema.

Celebrating black British life through the 20th Century, this selection of archive films includes little-seen footage from Shabazz’s Blood Ah Go Run, which looks at the aftermath of the deaths of thirteen young black people in New Cross in 1981, to the celebrations at Notting Hill Carnival. 


  1. The PEN Pinter Prize 2017: Michael Longley – 10th Oct at the British Library.

The PEN Pinter Prize was established in 2009 by the worldwide writers’ association and freedom of expression charity English PEN in memory of Nobel-laureate playwright Harold Pinter. The prize will be shared with an International Writer of Courage: a writer who is active in defence of freedom of expression, often at great risk to their own safety and liberty, selected by Michael Longley from a shortlist of international cases supported by English PEN.


It's time to prove to yourself that you are growing and learning and what better way than reading and watching others stories. These events will enrich your life for many years to come. 

Latest Articles

Spooky things to do with your friends for Halloween

29th September 2019

The spookiest time of the year is officially upon us as the ghosts, witches, skeletons and pumpkins pop up in shop windows and pumpkin spice lattes make their return on the high street.... read more

Beautiful British libraries

23rd September 2019

With National Library Week running from 7th – 12th October, what better occasion to explore some of Britain’s most beautiful libraries?... read more

Firework displays perfect for celebrating Bonfire Night

26th September 2019

Bonfire Night, when the cold air and crisp autumn nights start rolling in and the days get shorter.... read more

Great locations to catch the autumn leaves

28th August 2019

Some people may be trying to squeeze the last bit of summer out of September, but as autumn approaches, we say - bring it on.... read more

Introducing the 16-17 Saver

14th August 2019

Are you 16 or 17? Heading to a new school or college in September or up for a bit of exploring and new adventures with your friends?... read more