Read: Piece on Our History of the 20th Century in this week’s Big Issue

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Picture: Louder Than Words Festival, Manchester

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Picture: Interviewing Kendo Nagasaki, Sir Peter Blake and film-maker Mary Dickinson, at the Regent’s Street Cinema

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November 10, 2017 · 10:00 am

Event: Louder Than Words Festival, Manchester 12 November, 10 am, The Principal Manchester, M60 7HA

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Full details here:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-vinyl-countdown-tickets-36253243427

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Event: Parks, Council Estates & Essex! – a half-dayschool with Travis Elborough, Ian Waites and Gillian Darley, Nottingham Mechanics Institute, 3 North Sherwood Street, Nottingham, Saturday 11 November 1.30 – 4pm

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Full details here:

http://fiveleavesbookshop.co.uk/events/parks-council-estates-essex-a-half-dayschool-with-travis-elborough-ian-waites-and-gillian-darley/

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Review: ‘Our Century’ reviewed by Craig Brown in the Mail on Sunday

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‘This fascinating anthology tracks the 20th century through diaries, journals and letters, though mainly diaries. At its best, it opens up secret peep-holes on to some of the key events of the century, and allows us to see them from unexpected angles….’

Read in full

: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/event/article-5021121/Craig-Brown-reviews-History-20th-Century.html#ixzz4wz5LArOE
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/event/article-5021121/Craig-Brown-reviews-History-20th-Century.html

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Event: The Vinyl Countdown, The Wanstead Tap, Thursday 26 October at 7.30pm

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More details here:

https://www.newhambooks.co.uk/2017/traviselborough.php

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Event: Our History of the 20th Century at The Bookseller Crow, Crystal Palace on 18 October 7.30 pm

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Full details here:

http://booksellercrow.co.uk/event/travis-elborough-history-20the-century/

 

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Event: Morley Arts Festival, Tingley Methodist Church, Tingley, 11 October 7pm

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Full details here:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/travis-elborough-a-walk-in-the-park-tickets-37952513991

 

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Review: Our History of the 20th Century in The Observer

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Read here:

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/oct/01/our-history-of-the-20th-century-travis-elborough-review-diaries-journals

 

 

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Listen: Being a Writer on Radio 4’s Open Book

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Helen Gordon and myself talking to Mariella Frostrup about Being a Writer on Radio 4’s Open Book:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0931gsw

 

 

 

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Listen: Being a Writer on Monocle radio

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Helen Gordon and myself on Monocle radio’s Weekly Show talking about Being a Writer:  https://monocle.com/radio/shows/the-monocle-weekly/427/

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Picture: Being a Writer launch

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September 7, 2017 · 8:37 am

Picture: Speaking to Mark Lewisohn about Brian Epstein at the Regent Street Cinema

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September 6, 2017 · 9:09 am

Picture: Travis Elborough & Helen Gordon, co-compilers of Being a Writer

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Picture credit: Julius Beltrame

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Read: The Observer, Review

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The Observer – accompanying Rowan Moore’s piece on parks:

Read here:

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jul/09/the-end-of-park-life-as-we-know-it-the-battle-for-britains-green-spaces-rowan-moore

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Review: Walk in the Park in paperback in The Guardian, 8 July 2017

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‘This is a fascinating, informative, revelatory book… the chief delights of Elborough’s survey of this “people’s institution” are his learning and range of reference.’  – William Boyd, The Guardian

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Listen: Discussing the Essay with Robert Bound on Monocle radio

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Listen here:

https://monocle.com/radio/shows/culture-with-robert-bound/299/

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Picture: Donating books for the Grenfell Tower fund at the Newham Bookshop

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Support here:

http://www.newhambooks.co.uk/2017/grenfellraffle.php

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Read: Park Strife, piece for The Idler on parks

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Read online here:

http://idler.co.uk/article/park-strife/

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Interview: speaking to Andrew Stevens at 3AM magazine about parks, the seaside and much else beside

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Read in full here:

http://www.3ammagazine.com/3am/park-entries-travis-elborough/

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Event: Are You Ready?, Museum of London, 17 June 5pm

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June 15, 2017 · 8:25 am

Picture: Speaking at the Camberley International Festival

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June 12, 2017 · 7:10 am

Event: Camberley Festival, The Bear, Park Street, 10 June, 3pm

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June 6, 2017 · 8:30 am

Events: Stoke Newington Literary Festival, 3rd and 4th June

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3 June – 7pm – Stoke Newington Literary Festival, speaking to Paul Morley about Marc Bolan and David Bowie, Abney Hall, London N16
http://www.stokenewingtonliteraryfestival.com/snlf_events/let-all-the-children-boogie-bolan-bowie-the-glam-rock-revolution/

4 June – 2pm- Stoke Newington Literary Festival, with John Grindrod and Helen Griffiths, The Old Church, London N16
http://www.stokenewingtonliteraryfestival.com/snlf_events/green-pleasant-city/

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Event: A Walk in the Park talk, 26 May, 7pm The Beacon, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3LS

Details here:

http://www.chelseafringe.com/event/alexandra-park-mini-chelsea-a-walk-in-the-park/

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