Folio News : April 2011

Exhibition of artwork by Peter Firmin and family

Illustrators of Folk Tales of Britain display their work

Peter Firmin, celebrated illustrator (and co-creator of the beloved children's television programme Bagpuss, among others) is showing a selection of engravings at the Horsebridge Arts and Communit...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

King James Bible

New limited edition now available to order

Four hundred years ago, a book was published that has proved one of the most influential of all time. The King James Bible is the touchstone by which all other English translations of the Bible ar...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

Books as the path to future sucess

Research recommends reading for pleasure in childhood

Piano lessons, swimming lessons, football practice ... for parents wanting to broaden their children's education and skills, juggling extra-curricular activities can be complicated. New research s...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

King James Bible at Shakespeare's Globe theatre

Full text to be read throughout Holy Week

The summer season at Shakespeare's Globe opens with an epic recital of the King James Bible. Published in 1611, it was the work of many hands, and has proved over the last four hundred years the u...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011
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