Please join our Alice in Wonderland crowd funding party. The English Bookshop’s property is in jeopardy, and in order to survive we need to purchase the property. That’s why we are launching a fundraising initiative. More information on the campaign to include tax write offs and interest payments www.englishbookshop/crowdfunding
The program details for this very special event are as follows:
Date: Sunday 9th March 2014
Place: The English Bookshop Lauriergracht 71, 1016 RH Amsterdam
This event is free, in honour of our crowdfunding campaign, but donations to the various events would be appreciated.
The special program includes the following 3 parts:
Part 1: “Down the Rabbit hole”
Time: 2-2:30pm:The tap dancing white rabbit meets Alice, and they go to the famous word choice? “Mad Tea Party”. The March Hare joins the table with his musical teapots.
2:30 – 2:40pm: Meet the community.
Part 2: “The caterpillar advice” and “meeting the queen”
Time: 4-4:30pm: The tap dancing white rabbit leads Alice to the caterpillar. The Queen sings with Harp while playing croquet with the famous flamingo croquet sticks:
4:30 – 4:40pm: Meet the community
Part 3: “Who stole the tarts”.
6-6:30pm: Alice in Wonderland meets the queen and goes on trial.
6:30-6:40pm: Meet the community.
The End (hopefully not):
We will auction of Alice in Wonderland memorabilia, like the infamous pink flamingo croquet sticks. This event, held in conjunction with Radio Kootwijk, will include classical music, theatre and imagery.
See you all.
“The NLSCBWI Netherlands Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) organizes a montly critique-group in which both experienced and beginning writers and illustrators of children’s books, discuss and observe each other’s work. The meetings are held in a supportive and friendly manner and are meant to inspire.
For more information please contact:
Liesbeth Wieggers, coördinator of the critique group: email@example.com
To find out more about NLSCBWI, please visit: http://nlscbwi.wordpress.com/
This unique tour will take you off the beaten track and past some noteworthy spots in Amsterdam’s literary and cultural life, from mainstream to alternative. Please email the bookshop your reservation as the guide is only here upon request. For more information: http://shop.englishbookshop.nl/our_community/walking_tour
We also hold a number of critique groups at the bookshop, including a poetry and novel group. These critique groups are informal and an ideal place to have your on-going work evaluated by other members of the local community. Please email the bookshop should you require more information.
The bookshop is proud to announce that Paul O Zelinsky adapted & illustrated version of “The Wheels on the Bus” will be at bookshop reading and talking from his book.. Please join us this will be a fun and very exciting event!
Fiction Bookgroup - Saturday 05 April, 2014 at 18:30
The Book Club meets the first Thursday of each month from 6:30pm. Each member of the book club can submit a wish list of four books that they wish the club to read.
From the individual wish lists we compile a longlist from which each month we will select a book for the club to read.
English tea and a lively discussion will be guaranteed.
If you would like to be included in the bookgroup please email the shop.