Group Category: Literature

  • The Odyssey Study Group

    This is a discussion/study group for those interested in Homer’s classic poem. We will read this epic poem in translation and consider it a section at a time. Discussion will be relaxed, with no special expertise required. Read more

  • Reading Group, Fishponds

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  • Short Story Group, Bedminster

    We read a short story aloud around the group and discuss. We are using a variety of Irish writers from The Oxford Book of Irish Short Stories edited by William Trevor and The Penguin Book of the British Short Story, Volume 2 edited by Philip Hensher (from P G Wodehouse to Zadie Smith). This group… Read more

  • Short Story Group, Redland

    Members are invited to participate in selection of the stories but the leader will select if necessary. The group is suitable for members who do not have enough time to read a whole book in a month. We may discuss in the group whether or not to read two rather than one short story each… Read more

  • Biography Reading Group

    This group meets in Bishopston. No steps but downstairs toilet. Bus 505 stops in Kellaway Avenue 400 yards away. Parking is usually available on Kings Drive. Participants are encouraged to read each of our selected recommendations before the meeting so that we can share our impressions. We aim to pick books that are readily available… Read more

  • Book Study Group

    This is a small, friendly and informal group, meeting mainly in BS8 and BS9. There is some parking available. We read a book and then there is an open and lively discussion regarding content, structure and personal interpretation of the chosen book. Read more

  • Great Literature Study Group

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  • Poetry Reading Group Fishponds

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  • Poetry Reading Group, North West Bristol

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  • Reading Group - Shaldon

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