The Open University is sponsoring the 13th annual Swindon Festival of Literature for the first time and to celebrate the partnership the OU would like to offer Swindon Link readers the opportunity to hear former BBC Chief News Correspondent, Kate Adie OBE talk about her latest book Nobody’s Child at the Wyvern Theatre on Saturday 8 May at 8pm.
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a. What is the name of Kate Adie’s most recent book?
b. What are the dates for this years Swindon Festival of Literature?
OU joins the fun at SFL
A real feast of literary delights is promised at this year’s festival, bringing together an eclectic and exciting collections of novelists, poets, biographers, actors, presenters and more for ten days devoted to the love of words and the OU is pleased to be involved.
The Open University?s Head of Brand Marketing, David Collins, said: “The Open University has always stood for innovation in education and research and constantly seeks to challenge and break down barriers to knowledge and communication. Our sponsorship of the Swindon Festival of Literature is just one of the many ways that the OU is helping people to see, experience and think about our world in new ways.”
Matt Holland, Swindon Festival Organiser, adds: “Life is for learning at the Swindon Festival of Literature. Exploration and discovery, whether through the written or the spoken word, are at the heart of the Festival. So we are delighted to have The Open University as a sponsor. The Open University’s Get Writing course is proving incredibly popular.”
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Wrestle with words with the OU
Tim Nelson, Open University tutor in creative writing and co-creator of the BBC website Get Writing, will be running a creative writing workshop entitled Get Writing on Friday 5 May.
If you?ve always wanted to write creatively but weren?t sure where to start, this workshop is the perfect opportunity to expand your horizons and discover new skills, methods and approaches.
For details of Tim’s workshop on Friday 5 May and the complete Swindon Festival of Literature programme:
Or call 01793 771080.