Events

An evening with Murray Partridge and Simon Marks

30th November 2017

HOW TO LIVE WITH AN ALPHA FEMALE An evening with Murray Partridge and Simon Marks Murray Partridge and Simon Marks are married to Alpha Females. Their hilarious new book, How to Live with an Alpha Woman, is at once a celebration of strong women and a guide to the challenge of living in their shadow. … Continue reading An evening with Murray Partridge and Simon Marks

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An evening with Chris Redmond

23rd November 2017

TONGUE FU TALES An evening with Chris Redmond Chris Redmond is a poet, musician, performer and producer living in Bruton. A music and literature festival favourite, he’s featured on BBC Radio 1, 2 and 4, XFM, CBBC and Sky Arts. Chris’s debut collection Let The Pig Out is published by Burning Eye. Sometimes he goes … Continue reading An evening with Chris Redmond

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An evening with Susan Elderkin

16th November 2017

HOW TO READ FOR WISDOM An evening with Susan Elderkin Award-winning novelist Susan Elderkin, who lives just outside Bruton, has spent the last six years exploring the bene ts of reading ction. She argues that we can be transformed by the power of novels to allow us to walk for a while in someone else’s … Continue reading An evening with Susan Elderkin

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An evening with Viv Groskop

9th November 2017

THE ANNA KARENINA FIX An evening with Viv Groskop Award-winning comedian and broadcaster, Bruton-born Russian speaker, Viv Groskop has discovered the meaning of life – and, as she explains in her new book, The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature – a literary self-help memoir about using the Russian classics to nd the … Continue reading An evening with Viv Groskop

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An evening with Mary Killen and Giles Wood

2nd November 2017

THE DIARY OF TWO NOBODIES An evening with Mary Killen and Giles Wood in conversation with Martin Thomas On Channel 4’s hit show Gogglebox, Giles and Mary watch TV in their Wiltshire cottage, sitting in their distinctive sitting room with William Morris willow-pattern matching fabric and wallpaper, delivering deadpan commentary. In The Diary of Two Nobodies … Continue reading An evening with Mary Killen and Giles Wood

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Halloween Family Evening

31st October 2017

HALLOWEEN FAMILY EVENING 31 October 5 –7 pm MONSTER TUESDAY EVENING SPOOKY JUICE EYEBALL PIZZA & MUCH MORE BOBBING FOR APPLES PRIZE FOR BEST COSTUME £6 PER MONSTER book here 

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FOREST VOICES a Film with Baka Music SOLD OUT

26th October 2017

FOREST VOICES a Film with Baka Music Baka Beyond present the film Forest Voices which tells the story of a band of musicians from the Baka Pygmies of the Cameroon rainforest. Song and dance permeate the lives of the Baka people who have lived as hunter gathers in the rainforest for millennia. Today, many Baka … Continue reading FOREST VOICES a Film with Baka Music SOLD OUT

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THEIR FINEST a film by Gaby Chiappe SOLD OUT

12th October 2017

THEIR FINEST a film by Gaby Chiappe Gaby Chiappe, acclaimed screenwriter, presents her most recent film, a witty and uplifting story about the making of a World War II propaganda movie, starring Gemma Arterton as a script writer in London in 1940, with Bill Nighy playing a vain and ageing film star. The screening will … Continue reading THEIR FINEST a film by Gaby Chiappe SOLD OUT

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THE AMAZING TEENAGE BRAIN An evening with Dr Trevor Richards SOLD OUT

5th October 2017

SOLD OUT THE AMAZING TEENAGE BRAIN An evening with Dr Trevor Richards Expletives, volatile behaviour, the temporary disappearance of your loving, reasonable child – what are the brain changes that trigger teenage outbursts? Dr Trevor Richards is an educational psychologist, based in Frome, who works with high performers, children grappling with relationships, anxiety or low … Continue reading THE AMAZING TEENAGE BRAIN An evening with Dr Trevor Richards SOLD OUT

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Meantime 2017-2018 Inspiring conversations

8th September 2017

The 2017-2018 programme will be announced on 8 September.    Last year’s speakers and performers included Hollie McNish, Satish Kumar, Simon King, Jonathan Dimbleby, Alice Oswald, Jinny Blom, Fiona Maddocks, Simon Callow, plus events on the history of classical music, transvestism, the menopause and the poetry of Edward Thomas. Meantime offers diverse, thought-provoking entertainment to inspire … Continue reading Meantime 2017-2018 Inspiring conversations

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