On Saturday 13th of May, Sophie will be opening the Arthur Ransome Pin Mill Jamboree in Suffolk, celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Nancy Blackett Trust. Continue reading Sophie Neville signing for The Making of Swallows and Amazons at Arthur Ransome Pin Mill Jamboree 2017
On Saturday 13th May members of the Nancy Blackett Trust have asked me to open the Arthur Ransome Jamboree 2017 at Pin Mill in Suffolk at 12.00 noon. Continue reading Come along to the Arthur Ransome Jamboree at Pin Mill in Suffolk
A vintage cinema bus, jamboree and literary festival are just some of the activities booked for a bumper programme of events coming to the Shotley peninsula this summer. Continue reading Outdoor cinema, literary festival and jamboree coming to Shotley peninsula for Arthur Ransome East Coast Celebration – East Anglian Daily Times
Would you like to be involved in a marathon reading of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons ?
Fans of Arthur Ransome who want to take part in a marathon reading of the classic Lake District story Swallows and Amazons can now volunteer via a new website. The site, www.ifnotduffers.org , invites readers to choose from a list of chapters for the … Continue reading Would you like to be involved in a marathon reading of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons?
A MILNTHORPE business will be ensuring thirsts are quenched at a marathon read this summer. Clocktower, a kitchen appliance firm, will be at the Swallows and Amazons read at Coniston, providing a supply of tea and coffee for the team of readers and … Continue reading Brews all round thanks to Milnthorpe business
This year’s Grand Prize Awards, determined by votes from audience members age 18 and younger, went to the UK live-action feature Swallows and Amazons by Philippa Lowthorpe (adapted from the novels by Arthur Ransome), and animated short film … Continue reading ‘Swallows and Amazons’ Wins 2017 NYICFF Feature Grand Prize
The Swallows and Amazons marathon at Coniston this summer is to be sponsored by a team who will keep the kettle boiling for the readers… Continue reading Dreaming of a camp-fire as sponsor backs Swallows and Amazons marathon
A DESCENDANT of a much loved poet is to join the marathon reading of a classic children’s story. Christopher Wordsworth, the great great great great grandson of William Wordsworth, will read a chapter of Swallows and Amazons this summer at Coniston.
The home of the Brontës, Yorkshire, came a close second, and the North West was third thanks to Beatrix Potter and Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons . To mark World Book Day on 2 March, Visit England has created a map highlighting some of the … Continue reading World Book Day: Great literary trips for young and grown-up bookworms