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Literary Event, Wed 16 Oct 2019, free entry

Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and The Test

Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and The Test

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The first event in the Leeds Cultural Conversations series 2019/20.

Presented by Professor Susan Watkin.

This talk will reflect on the impact and legacy of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel The Handmaid’s Tale, the popularity of women’s dystopian fiction and also offer some early thoughts on The Testaments, the eagerly-awaited sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, due to be published in September 2019.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 16 Oct 2019 12:30 to 13:30

Prices

Free entry

Please note that admission is by ticket.

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    Address

    Leeds Town Hall,
    The Headrow,
    Leeds,
    LS1 3AD

    Location

    Directions

    See location of Leeds Town Hall on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 297338  Lat: 53.80038 Long: -1.54971

    By Road: From all directions head into Leeds city centre, upon arrival at the city follow signs for the city loop road (the one way system around the city centre). The Town Hall is found at junction 3 of the loop, and parking is found in nearby streets and The Light car park.

    By Public Transport: From Leeds City Station, exit the station by the Queens hotel. Cross the road to the Park Plaza hotel and head straight up Park Row. Turn left at the crossroads at the junction with The Headrow, the Town Hall is found at the next crossroads. If travelling by bus, from Leeds Bus Station walk up New York Street to Kirkgate Market. Turn right into Vicar Lane and then at the crossroads, turn left to The Headrow. Walk for approximately five minutes and you will arrive outside the Town Hall

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality