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TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR THIS ONCE IN A LIFETIME ANGELA CARTER MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA!     “The best story in [The Bloody Chamber], “Puss-in-Boots” deserves to be included in every prose anthology of this century or[…]

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FIREWORKS CONFERENCE

Fireworks: The Visual Imagination of Angela Carter 9-10 January 2017 PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY HAPPENED UWE and the RWA present a diverse 2-Day conference that explores the themes, imagery, context and life of Angela[…]

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STRANGE WORLDS EXHIBITION

Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter 10 Dec 16 – 19 Mar 17 THIS EXHIBITION HAS NOW FINISHED Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter was a major exhibition celebrating the life, work and influences of[…]

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SHADOW DANCE PUPPET WORKSHOP

Shadow Dance: Angela Carter and Shadow Puppets On Saturday 18 February, the RWA hosted creative puppet-making workshops for children and adults, led by artist Layla Holzer. Participants were invited to explore the vivid worlds of[…]

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STRANGE REWRITINGS AT THE RWA

Strange Rewritings at the RWA THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY HAPPENED On Monday 30 January the RWA hosted an event for students exploring the folk and fairy tale retellings of Angela Carter and two contemporary writers. After a[…]

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ANGELA CARTER’S FLEAPIT

Angela Carter’s Fleapit Exhibited at the Fireworks Conference flea·pit n. Chiefly British Slang.  A cheap or squalid theatre. flea cir·cus n. A miniature novelty show of performing fleas. Roll up, roll up for The Fleapit. The cinema that[…]

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FAIRY TALE MISFITS COLLAGE WORKSHOPS

Fairy Tale Misfits: Angela Carter Collage Workshops THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY HAPPENED On 14 February (half-term) the RWA hosted children’s collage workshops where children were invited to make their own magical mixed-up characters in this creative workshop[…]

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THE HOLY FAMILY ALBUM

The Holy Family Album (1991) “a searing critique of Christian imagery” The Holy Family Album, Angela Carter’s sacrilegious take on Christian iconography, was one of the points of inspiration for curator Marie Mulvey-Roberts for the Strange Worlds[…]

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INSIDE THE BLOODY CHAMBER

Inside the Bloody Chamber: On Angela Carter, the Gothic, and other Weird Tales Christoper Frayling Oberon Books, 2015 Inside the Bloody Chamber collects articles, essays and lectures written since then on various aspects of the Gothic—several[…]

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RWA CURATOR EVENTS

RWA Curator Events with Exhibition Organisers Fiona Robinson (RWA) and Marie Mulvey-Roberts (UWE) THESE EVENTS HAVE ALREADY HAPPENED Join us for unique talks in the midst of the Strange Worlds exhibition with the curators. Both free with[…]

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ANGELA CARTER SUNDAY BRUNCH SCREENINGS

THIE EVENT HAS ALREADY HAPPENED Sundays in December, Watershed and Bristol Festival of Ideas present a season of sophisticated fairytales, twisted imagery and gothic mysticism to mark the 25th anniversary of the death of one[…]