BY ALEX MAXAM
Alex Maxam finds out what’s happening at the Essex Book Festival
The annual Essex Book Festival returned on 1st March 2017. The event shows off the ability of many authors and poets in the county, with 60+ events in 30 different venues up and down the county.
By Alex Maxam
Colchester’s very own Monopoly board was released on Friday at the Mercury Theatre, however many are surprised to see that the University of Essex fails to make an appearance.
The university are among other sites in Colchester that are key to the town’s success failing to gain a spot on the board along with First Site. The arts and culture venue hosts an array of exhibitions popular with Colchester residents. Continue reading
By Charlotte Goff
Halloween is an exciting time for children (and some adults), with the prospects of going out at night, dressing up and collecting enough sweets to last until the Christmas selection boxes come out. But as always, with excited children comes concerned parents-no matter how old they get.
Whether your children are just starting to go trick or treating or if they are off to their first house party, there are always things you can do to help keep them safe; here are some ideas.
Wivenhoe community radio station Colne Radio will next week broadcast a programme by student journalists on essexjournalism.com, Referendum.
It will be on live at noon on Monday 20 June on colneradio.com and will then be available at colneradio.com/listen-again.
By Charley Goff
Local writer K J Dorward has soared to the top of the Amazon Erotica chart with her debut novel Three Words Falling – the first of a trilogy.
After quitting her job to pursue her writing career, the mum of three took inspiration from the global success of Fifty Shades of Grey and her “passion for literature” to fit in writing with her daily motherly life.