Afternoon energy can be a challenge in a working environment – a classic time for the graveyard shift; mentally and physically! Just at a time when we can’t fall asleep at our desk! Are the Europeans wise to take a siesta?
Will Hutton, bestselling author of The State We’re In, Executive Vice Chair of the Work Foundation and columnist for the Observer, talks about ‘ending the mercenary society and building a great country’ in new book How Good We Can Be.
The surprising and rather swashbuckling story of a group of mavericks who pioneered the modern science of weather forecasting.
After a lifetime of attending festivals both as a fan and through work, former Radio 1 and BBC broadcaster Edith Bowman packs her wellies and braves the unpredictable British weather to explore the country’s best, and sometimes lesser known, music festivals. From the muddy fields of Glastonbury, to the sunny hills of Portmeirion and Festival No 6, join Edith on an immersive journey as she travels the length of the UK in search of the ultimate festival experience.
Enjoy a close encounter with the Beast of Bolsover, who – as his memoir suggests – has sailed close to the wind many a time.
Audience favourites Judy Finnigan and Richard Madeley return to Harrogate to talk about Judy’s second novel.
Comedian Dom Joly’s come a long way since his primary school days with Osama bin Laden.
Community events are great fun and give you an opportunity to socialize with your neighbours.
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Douglas-Fairhurst examines the peculiar friendship between Oxford mathematician Charles Dodgson – Lewis Carroll – and Alice Liddell, the child for whom he invented the Alice stories.
The Disinherited by Robert Sackville West is the kind of country-house scandal his family does so well – the stuff of costume drama, and also totally true.