Trick-or-treat; a very short history: Halloween or Hallowe’en (a contraction of All Hallows’ Evening), also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows’ Eve, or All Saints’ Eve, is a celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day. Haunting this Halloween? Or just have a… Continue reading Halloween with The Lutterworth Press
As ever Glastonbury festival is set to be another enormous and enjoyale five day event. Already people are queueing in massive traffic jams, reportedly waiting up to 12 hours at a time. The line up for this year’s festival must be spectacular. But here at the Lutterworth Press we can’t help but feel that there’s… Continue reading Hello Glastonbury!
In celebrating the return of the UEFA European Championship 2016 in France this year- alongside the hotly anticipated England versus Wales match this afternoon- here at The Lutterworth Press we have sought to discover the problematic issues and theological discussions within the world of sport with Robert Ellis’ The Games People Play. In exploring modern sport as a… Continue reading UEFA Euro 2016 and the Global Phenomenon of Modern Sport
Arthur Ransome, best known for writing the Swallows and Amazons novels, died on this day, 3rd June, in 1967. Born 1884, Ransome is well known for his series of books following the adventures of children on their holidays among the lake district and the Norfolk Broads. The anniversary of his death is a time to… Continue reading Remembering Arthur Ransome
To celebrate the birthday of the notable French women’s tennis player between 1914 and 1926, we have a list of titles guaranteed to get you off your seat and on your feet! Well, to the bookshop and back at least… 1. British Sport: A Social History By Dennis Brailsford With the enormous popularity of sporting events… Continue reading ‘Well Played’! It’s Suzanne Lenglen’s 117th Birthday.
In continued celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, teamed with excited anticipation for our forthcoming reprint, Eric Ravilious: Memoirs of an Artist– which is due for publication at the end of June- we have found this delightful title courtesy of The Golden Cockerel Press (1920-1961) that we couldn’t wait to share with you! Published in 1932, this… Continue reading Collaborating for over a hundred years: reading Twelfth Night with Eric Ravilious Illustrations
There once was a publishing house, Who released books from North to the South, From Theology to Art, They were all fairly smart, Selling collections that were very routh! Happy #NationalLimerickDay from all of us at James Clarke & Co / The Lutterworth Press! For our full range of titles, follow this link! http://tinyurl.com/zz9uh7x
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Cherry picking from our most recent newsletter of new titles and from a list of forthcoming titles there’s a bit of a theological thinker theme going on. If you’re in the mood for some philosophical and theological discourse then look no further. First up we have possibly the…
With Springtime now truly upon us and temperatures rising by the day, the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies, or NAFAS as they are more commonly known, have placed 6th May as National Flower Arranging Day! Following the great success of ‘The Lonely Bouquet’ campaign last year, members of the societies have gathered to leave bouquets… Continue reading It’s National Flower Arranging Day!
May 4th is upon us once again, and fans around the globe are set to pay homage to George Lucas’ Science Fantasy cult saga. Over the years the popular saying “May the fourth be with you” has gained a life of its own, making Star Wars Day possibly the punniest holiday in existence. As such, here… Continue reading Happy Star Wars Day! Here’s our list of top picks to celebrate.