INTERESTING THINGS FOR GROWNUPS

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JUNE 2024

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Book Club/Art Club Sessions: Thunderclap (two session combi)

Tues June 4th, 7.30pm

PAST EVENT

Part art appreciation, part book club, part drawing workshop; in these exciting new sessions we will be exploring Laura Cumming’s exquisite new book, Thunderclap: a memoir of art and life and sudden death.

Part art appreciation, part book club, part drawing workshop; in these exciting new sessions we will be exploring Laura Cumming’s exquisite new book, Thunderclap: a memoir of art and life and sudden death.

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No One Talks About This Stuff – Kat Brown talks to Miranda Ward

Wednesday, June 5th, 7.30pm

PAST EVENT

Join us for an evening of honest, caring conversation about the things we don’t often talk about (but maybe should)… Editor of the book Kat Brown talks to one of the contributors, author Miranda Ward.

Join us for an evening of honest, caring conversation about the things we don’t often talk about (but maybe should)… Editor of the book Kat Brown talks to one of the contributors, author Miranda Ward.

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Silence, Speech, and Sisterhood: an evening with Catherine Coldstream in conversation with Nell Frizzell

Tues, June 11th, 7.30pm

Join Catherine in conversation with journalist and author Nell Frizzell as they discuss her ‘Immersive [and] beautifully observed’ memoir of her time as a nun, Cloistered, at Caper.

Join Catherine in conversation with journalist and author Nell Frizzell as they discuss her ‘Immersive [and] beautifully observed’ memoir of her time as a nun, Cloistered, at Caper.

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An Edwardian Spy & an Oxford Detective: HB Lyle talks to Simon Mason

Thurs, June 20th, 7.00pm

Join celebrated crime and thriller writers, HB Lyle and Simon Mason in conversation. Chaired by BBC journalist Emily Unia, they will be discussing HB Lyle's fourth historical spy thriller Spy Hunter, that combines real history with daring adventure and Sherlock Holmes, and Simon Mason's third outing for Oxford’s DI Wilkins, Lost and Never Found.

Join celebrated crime and thriller writers, HB Lyle and Simon Mason in conversation. Chaired by BBC journalist Emily Unia, they will be discussing HB Lyle's fourth historical spy thriller Spy Hunter, that combines real history with daring adventure and Sherlock Holmes, and Simon Mason's third outing for Oxford’s DI Wilkins, Lost and Never Found.

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Books & Booze: Late Opening Evening At Caper

Friday, June 21st, 5pm–9pm

Come along for some grown up book browsing. To celebrate Independent Bookshop Week, come join us for late opening and a glass of something-or-other to keep you going.
Drop in to browse for books and stay for a drink anytime from 5pm until 9pm.

Come along for some grown up book browsing. To celebrate Independent Bookshop Week, come join us for late opening and a glass of something-or-other to keep you going.
Drop in to browse for books and stay for a drink anytime from 5pm until 9pm.

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We Will Not Be Saved – Nemonte Nenquimo in conversation

Sunday, June 23rd, 7.00pm

Nemonte is one of the most forceful voices in climate-change activism, spearheading an alliance of indigenous nations across the Upper Amazon. Her memoir reveals a life story as rich, harsh and vital as the Amazon rainforest herself.

Nemonte is one of the most forceful voices in climate-change activism, spearheading an alliance of indigenous nations across the Upper Amazon.Her memoir reveals a life story as rich, harsh and vital as the Amazon rainforest herself.

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JULY 2024

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Finding meaning, in so many words: Malwina Gudowska talks about Mother Tongue Tied

Tues, July 2nd, 7.30pm

Join us at Caper for a fascinating evening with Malwina Gudowska discussing her book, Mother Tongue Tied. Malwina will be talking to Doctoral Teaching Fellow – and host of The Language Revolution podcast – Catherine Hamilton.

Join us at Caper for a fascinating evening with Malwina Gudowska discussing her book, Mother Tongue Tied. Malwina will be talking to Doctoral Teaching Fellow – and host of The Language Revolution podcast – Catherine Hamilton.

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A Universal History of Us: A 13.8 billion year tale… an evening with Professor Tim Coulson

Tues, July 9th, 7.30pm

Professor Tim Coulson had a close brush with death after contracting malaria in his early twenties. It left him pondering Big Questions such as why he existed and why is there something rather than nothing, and it led him to a 30-year-investigation into the science of why we exist.

Professor Tim Coulson had a close brush with death after contracting malaria in his early twenties. It left him pondering Big Questions such as why he existed and why is there something rather than nothing, and it led him to a 30-year-investigation into the science of why we exist.

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The Price of Life: What We're Worth and Who Decides – Jenny Kleeman in conversation with Dr Rebecca Brown

Tues, July 16th, 7.30pm

Join journalist, broadcaster and documentary-maker Jenny Kleeman in conversation with philosopher of ethics, Dr Rebecca Brown as she discusses her new book The Price of Life.

Join journalist, broadcaster and documentary-maker Jenny Kleeman in conversation with philosopher of ethics, Dr Rebecca Brown as she discusses her new book The Price of Life.

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