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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

the reading room :: e-newsletter #32

Hi all,

This weekend is our first birthday! Along with our friends at Workshop, we've managed to stick around for a whole year! We didn't expect it, but we are so glad to be still going strong. This Saturday come and help us celebrate with a garage sale from 11am. Also, if you have a trestle you could lend us for the day, we'd love you forever!

We'd like to buy the reading room some birthday presents - new lights, wifi, a nice secure floodproof door. We have a little money put aside, but if you could help us out, please donate via our Pozible page

Currently exhibiting at the reading room is a beautiful photographic exhibition by Natasha Lee. Natasha's work focusses on Human Rights, in particular gender equality and the rights of women in Turkey. The exhibition has been extended to the 7th July, so please come down and take a look. There are still some beautiful pieces for sale.

Our exhibition calendar is filling up with shows booked in from July to December. If you are interested in exhibiting or know someone who could be, please get in touch.

For the most up-to-date info check back here, or the facebook group, or join the mailing list! Email with 'subscribe' in the subject line. Oh and we tweet now.

Here's what's coming up at the reading room...

:: Thursday 2nd June - 7th July :: EXHIBITION EXTENDED
Natasha Lee Exhibition. Photographic work exploring the rights of Women in Turkey, with accompaniment from Al Thumm.
Come and be inspired by this beautiful photographic exhibition.
Facebook event

:: Friday 24th June ::
We host resident poet, Kathryn Hummel
Kathryn will be in the reading roomfrom 4pm - 6pm each Friday. She'll be collaborating with visitors and regulars to the reading room, working to create a perforamnce based on what has been created during her residency. Here's an update of her work so far:

:: Saturday 25th June ::
It's our first birthday! We're having a garage sale, along with the kids from Workshop next door. More info next week, but keep it free!
Facebook event

:: Monday 27th June ::
CHESS NIGHT from 6 - 8pm
Fortnightly on Mondays, come and play chess at the reading room.
facebook event

:: Thursday 30th June ::
Have you heard about the Festival of Unpopular Culture? Time is running out to submit your proposals. If you have an idea for an event that fits our guidelines we'd love to hear from you. The reading room is involved, and is open to ideas - readings, launches, talks, etc. Stay tuned for more info. The closing date for proposals is Thursday 30th June.

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