Pippa Dyrlaga is a paper cutting artist and printmaker based in Hebden Bridge. She uses traditional techniques to create contemporary artworks, and her work is inspired by the natural world and the things she encounters around her....

Actor and storyteller Robin Simpson has created this performance specially for the Todmorden Book Festival 2018. Combining stories from and about Yorkshire, the event promises to be a physical and exciting storytelling experience....

What was the last book you read? What kind of books are you drawn to? Why do you read? It’s easy to get into a ‘reading rut’ and stay with the authors we know and feel comfortable with. ...

Directed by Alan Rudolph and starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, the film chronicles writer Dorothy Parker’s involvement with the Algonquin Round Table, a legendary lunch group of writers, critics and creative hangers-on who met daily at the Algonquin Hotel in New York between 1919 and 1929....

In this new collection, Tony Curtis captures the small beauties found in the imbalances and imperfections we take for granted, with each poem discovering those moment-by-moment truths that together compose a life and give it meaning....