Category: Local Events

Our next ‘Reading Allowed’* event …

* pun intended If you were at last year’s ‘Woman In Black‘ series of events, we hope you won’t need persuading to come to our next outing … First-timers will find a fun, informal and friendly evening, where we aim

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National Poetry Day 2016: ‘Messages’

‘Messages‘ is the theme for this year’s National Poetry Day. The event has been running since 1994, although it was only in 1999 that they started adopting annual themes (last year’s was ‘Light’). It’s an excellent opportunity to celebrate the

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Open Evening Update: Mr. Guerrero gets Scrabbled

Last week’s Open Evening saw me take on the world (as I like to do, occasionally) at Scrabble.  I mean, what could possibly go wrong, playing a bunch of Year 5 and 6 pupils?  Right?

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Open Evening update: The Great UVHS Shakespeare Quiz

During Open Evening last week many of you completed our Great UVHS Shakespeare Quiz, and it’s time to give you the answers – and to announce the winner. We asked (and if you want to test yourself the answers are

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Things That Go Bump In The … Library

It was a dark and blustery night in October.  The wind howled as it sent the clouds racing across the moon’s unhappy scowl, and the trees lost their leaves as they shook their fists at the young children passing by …

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Borderlines 2016: Carlisle Book Festival

A reminder to you that the fourth Carlisle Book Festival kicks off this time next week, running from 07-10 October. For more information on the range of activities and guest speakers, click here … See you there?

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Welcome to English: Open Evening activities

We’re very much looking forward to seeing you all later today at our Open Evening. So, what have we got in store for you?  Here’s just a taste of the things you can do …

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Sixth Form trip to see ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’: 08 October

A reminder to all sixth-formers interested in this trip to have your reply slips and payments in as soon as possible.  Places are strictly limited for the trip, so we’ll have to work on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

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Borderlines 2016: the third Carlisle Book Festival

“October 2016 sees the return of Borderlines Carlisle Book Festival to this ancient Cumbrian city for a third outing. A festival for readers and writers, with talks, poetry and workshops held in 4 venues in the city centre, including the Cathedral.” So,

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Forthcoming Events at Barrow Library

Barrow Central Library have a number of exciting events lined up for September … Now’s a good time for you to look at September’s Calendar on the blog, but details of a couple of favourite events appear below …  I

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