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Violent London: 2000 Years of Riots, Rebels and Revolts

Clive Bloom charts the story of London through centuries of popular insurrection and protest on Saturday 22 August, 5pm at Housmans Bookshop. It is a story of political activism expressed in street fighting and slum warfare, in assassination and bombing. … Continue reading

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Christopher Fowler Has The Last Laugh!

It's alway nice to promote local people, especially when they win awards.  So here we go. Cheers to our neighbour Chris Fowler, local Albert Dock resident who has just won the "Last Laugh" Award for the best humorous crime novel published in … Continue reading

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It’s happening at Housmans this November…

This month we’ve got talks and live performances – hopefully something to appeal to everyone’s taste. Aside from great music events, we have Oscar-winning director Mike Figgis coming in to talk about the digital revolution taking place in the film … Continue reading

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