Posted 9th Apr 11 by in

Orwell inspired moves us north to the beautiful living room-esque setting of And we are delighted to announce will be joining Word Fest regularonnight.

In his essay, Orwell considered going to the dogs, the pictures or the pub as ‘rival’ recreations to reading. Well, we asked this gang for their opinions, and they’ll be arguing that , , , and are all better ways to spend your time.

Join Robin as he fights the corner for Books vs.

Please note Joanna Neary is no longer performing (but you can catch her at the Intergender Wrestling on the 26th).

As well as food made according to Orwell’s own recipes in his unpublished essay , the night will also feature an exhibition by academic and journalist .

In an effort to come to terms with an expensive new camera, Aleks took a photo of all 369 words in the opening three paragraphs of 1984 , in succession, every day of 2010. Here, she exhibits 14 of the 34 instances of the most dull and functional – yet arguably the most essential – of these 369 words: the word “the”.


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