Book Launch

Fathom Writers

Fathom Prize 2018

Join us for the launch of the new anthology of prizewinning short stories, chosen by author Cassandra Parkin and edited by Sue Wilsea.

The evening will feature excerpts from Cassandra’s work and the winning entries.

The new publication will be on sale for the first time on the evening and afterwards available from The Ropewalk, priced £5

Latest News

VIEW ALL NEWS

Quiz Night

A regular family quiz hosted by Quizmaster Daniel Dyson

Teams of 6 max – Limited spaces – booking advisable

By richardhatfield |

Quiz Night

A regular family quiz hosted by Quizmaster Daniel Dyson

Teams of 6 max – Limited spaces – booking advisable

By richardhatfield |

Through the Seasons

Folk, Morris Dance & Story with Will Pound

An innovative celebration of the year in folk dance.

Through the Seasons gives audiences a chance to experience the spellbinding story creations of Debs Newbold interwoven with the exceptional musicianship of Will Pound, Benji Kirkpatrick (Faustus, Bellowhead, The Transports) and Ross Grant (Inlay). Together, they showcase stunning arrangements of traditional dance tunes and songs, bringing their innovative and playful style to life through both music, image and spoken word, with all the joy of a summer’s festival to the thrill of a winter’s fireside rapper sword-dance.

By richardhatfield |

Shylock

Rhodri Miles in Shylock  

Is Shylock the Jewish moneylender from The Merchant of Venice a villain or victim?

Celebrating the richness of Shakespeare’s language and conjuring up a whole cast of characters from Portia to Pontius Pilate, from Romeo to Max Reinhardt, and from Barabbas to Richard Burbage, this dazzling, moving, often hilarious play is a fascinating exploration of Shylock and his people.

By richardhatfield |

Chris & Kellie While

Mother and daughter come together for a special evening. Kellie is known for fronting two of the country’s most successful folk/roots bands, the Albion Band and e2K, as well as being a prolific writer and great guitarist. Chris is known for her work with Julie Matthews as well as for performing with The Albion Band and St Agnes Fountain.

By richardhatfield |

Stuart Maconie: Jarrow; Road to the Deep South

In October 2016, writer and broadcaster Stuart Maconie walked 300 miles from Jarrow to London retracing the famous Jarrow Crusade 80 years on, through a divided, complex country that echoes 1936 in many ways. From choral evensong to curry house, from austerity to affluence, from Wearside to Westminster, join him on an entertaining, impassioned, enlightening journey through Britain then and now.

Stuart is a bestselling author of travel, culture and social history books as well as one of Britain’s best known radio presenters across many BBC networks.

By richardhatfield |