Library Reading Groups

Date: 19 November - 12 December 2019
Venue: Main Foyer of the Library, Frenchay Campus
Venue Location: https://www1.uwe.ac.uk/about/visitus/campusmapsandinformation/frenchaycampus/frenchaycampusmaps.aspx
Time: 14:00-14:55 on Tuesdays and 10:00-10:55 on Thursdays


Frenchay library has started to run reading groups every Tuesday and Thursday to promote wellbeing through reading. Copies of the writings will be provided on the day, and you won't need to read the piece in advance. There are no requirements on your part as an attendee, all you need to do is show up on the day.

  • Tuesday 19 November 14:00-14:55
    Don't mention class! - Common people - an anthology of working class writers
  • Thursday 21 November 10:00-10:55
    Honoring high places - Wild women and their amazing adventures over land and sea (short story/memoir)
  • Tuesday 26 November 14:00-14:55
    Fishskin, Hareskin - Folk (short story)
  • Thursday 28 November 10:00-10:55
    Reading tbc
  • Tuesday 3 December 14:00-14:55
    School strike for climate - save the world by changing the rules - Greta Thunberg.
    TedxStockholm and How to be a superhero (blog post)
  • Thursday 5 December 10:00-10:55
    I move through London like a hotep, Dear hearing world, and Two guns in the sky for Daniel Harris all from The Perseverance by Raymond Antrobus (poetry)
  • Tuesday 10 December 14:00-14:55
    The Dignity of Disabled Lives - NY Times opinion piece
    I didn't identify as deaf until I was 18. Then everything changed for me - Huffington Post
  • Thursday 12 December 10:00-10:55
    Reading tbc.

Cost: Free
Contact: Library Services
Telephone: +44 (0) 117 32 82277

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