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Talk: Tim Dowling on How to be a Husband Thursday 25 September 7pm

The much-loved Guardian columnist Tim Dowling visits the Idler Academy for a talk based on his new book How to be a Husband which asks what it takes to make a husband, and looks to his own married life to …


One Day Calligraphy Workshop: Calligraphy for Beginners

Calligraphy Workshop, Calligraphy for Beginners – Sunday 28th September 2014

Full day workshop with Gordon Godenho, including a light lunch and refreshments


This Beginners workshop will give students a taste of this craft, with some historical background, an …


Talk: Luke Johnson on Start It Up: Why Running Your Own Business is Easier Than You Think Thursday 2 October 7pm

Luke Johnson compresses two decades of hard-won business experience to inspire – and guide – everyone about to set off for life as an entrepreneur. Johnson, the man behind the growth of PizzaExpress, is one of Britain’s most successful entrepreneurs …

axiderm class '13

Taxidermy Sunday

A day of Taxidermy with Mabel Edwards

Sunday 5th October 2014

11am – 4pm including lunch

The class teaches you all the basic steps of taxidermy so whether you want to create your own masterpiece or just …

Dr David Bramwell

Talk: David Bramwell on his new book No 9 Bus to Utopia Thursday 9 October 7pm

Join us for an entertaining evening in the company of David Bramwell here to discuss his latest book The No 9 Bus to Utopia: How one man’s extraordinary journey led to a quiet revolution.


When David Bramwell’s girlfriend left …

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