The world of the Swallows and Amazons, so permanently close to the hearts and the cartography of those in the Lake District, is likely to come under further scrutiny this year, the 50th anniversary… Source: Swallows, Amazons and the need for escapism
Arthur Ransome: who was the author really? Sheena Grant of the East Anglian Daily Times interviews author of Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome Julian Lovelock to find out… For more from Julian Lovelock, click here to read his author Q&A with us. To read reviews, extracts and to find out where… Continue reading Arthur Ransome: who was the author really?
Here at the Lutterworth Press we recieved a positive response to our Swallows, Amazons and Coots literary competition and would like to extend our thanks to the many entries with their fascinating, fun and most importantly, Ransome-esque adventures. Every one a Lutterworthy tale we wish we could share with the rest of our readers. It… Continue reading Swallows, Amazons and Coots Competition Winner!
By Lake Falconer The lesser known haunts of the Swallows and Amazons When someone mentions Swallows and Amazons, there’s a good chance that your mind wanders off to the brooding peaks and glassy waters of the Lake District. Though the Swallows and the Amazons did spend many a happy hour in Cumbria, their other novels… Continue reading Arthur Ransome’s Other Waters
On Friday 23rd September, the Lutterworth team set sail for an Arthur Ransome adventure, featuring author Julian Lovelock, High Sheriff of Buckingham, Millie Soames and the original Titty Walker- best known as Sophie Neville- at the helm! We were delighted to have launched the hotly anticipated Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome… Continue reading Swallows, Amazons and Coots: The Launch!
‘Swallows, Amazons and Coots’ by Julian Lovelock, with a forward by Sophie Neville, is to be launched on 23rd September at The Radcliffe Centre in Buckingham. Published by the Lutterwo… Source: ‘Swallows, Amazons and Coots’
Here at The Lutterworth Press, we want to give you a free book. We have a crisp new signed copy of Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome, by Julian Lovelock, just waiting to be sent to a good home. All you have to do is enter a simple competition and the book… Continue reading Competition Time! Win a signed copy of ‘Swallows, Amazons and Coots’ by Julian Lovelock
Exciting trailer for the new Swallows and Amazons film, curtesey of Sophie Neville’s blog. Keep your eyes open here for our forthcoming book Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome by Julian Lovelock. Swallows and Amazons – the new film trailer: where adventure meets danger Please click here to view of the… Continue reading Swallows and Amazons 2016 – the film trailer
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