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Read Between the Wines – December 2023
What's that? Drinking and chatting about short stories. Yes. Yes please. Read Between the Wines is back this December...
Festival of Creativity @ KALEIDER Studios | Exeter Arts Week
Join us for a kaleidoscope of creative adventures, where you’ll be invited to feast your senses on words, wine, drawing, and much more…
Read Between the Wines
Read Between the Wines is back for 2023. Come join us for wine, words and writerly conversation....
At Last Light
Remember last year, when we goaded you all into taking a dip at dawn with the promise of an inspiring breakfast afterwards? Well we're at it again, but this time we have dusk in our sights. A hidden cove and subtropical garden in Falmouth Bay, a bracing swim, and inspiring speakers, drinks and food to sate your appetite for all things sea? At Last Light is here...
An immersive interactive family story trail, Saturday 9 July, Falmouth, 11am–4pm
Firelight | Back to the Garden by Bike
Some of team Stranger will be pedalling their way to Potager for next month's Firelight. If you're joining us at Potager and fancy taking to the saddle you can follow our route, shared here. For the return cycle after sundown, you're welcome to join us on the road – at your own risk – for a group cycle back...
Firelight: Back to the garden
Join us for our first Firelight of 2022: at Potager Garden on 11 May
At First Light – Tickets
Join us at Porthmeor beach, St. Ives, on 7 October – from 7am for a swim (if you're feeling brave), or from 8am at Holan Collective (overlooking the beach) for a delicious breakfast and talks to get your creative juices flowing.
Creative Breakfast X Watchful Mary: Cathy Galvin + Nathan Mayne
We're taking our popular Creative Breakfast on tour again – this time to Watchful Mary, on the sea wall at Watergate Bay. Hear from Word Factory founder Cathy Galvin and Astrophysicist Nathan Mayne, as you gaze out over the waves.
Creative Breakfast: Laura Morrison (Bloom Magazine)
What better way to start the 50th anniversary of Earth Day than joining us around the breakfast table to hear editor of Bloom Magazine, Laura Morrison, inspire us to get away from our desks and into the garden?
Creative Breakfast: Clare Tavernor
Documentary filmmaker Clare Tavernor joins us to discuss her experiences telling chracter-led stories about people and place, filming the likes of Keith Richards, David Lynch and British Sea Power to the upcoming Latin music documentary for BBC4 with Huey Morgan.
Creative Breakfast: Danny North
Danny North joins us bright and early to tell tales of all sorts: from selling lingerie and sex toys from a warehouse in Leeds, to travelling the world as a music photographer.
Creative Breakfast: Rosa Bloom
Creator of the ultimate dressing-up box, Rosa Hirsch-Holland will be sharing the story of Rosa Bloom at our breakfast table.
Firelight Sleepover: Kudhva
We're taking Firelight to the north coast and letting it stay up late. Book tickets for our Stranger sleepover now.
Creative Breakfast on Tour: Hannah Ray and Mike Lay
A north coast outing for our Creative Breakfasts. Open skies, cliff tops and sea views beckon...
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