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Posted by Alexandra Williams
February 14, 2018

Public invited to pursue their love of literature at a new summer course

One of the world’s most famous detectives and a young wizard are just two of a wealth of characters that will be up for discussion during a new short course at the University of Chester.

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Posted by Alexandra Williams
June 20, 2017

Above and Beyond Awards

Congratulations to the English department’s very own Dr Ian Seed, Programme Leader for Creative Writing, who was the winner in the ‘Most Helpful Feedback’ category in the Chester Student Union’s Above and Beyond Awards.

Posted by Alexandra Williams
May 17, 2017

The Bard of Barnsley

The Department of English was delighted to host the well-known poet Ian McMillan for its annual Professor Glyn Turton public lecture series.

Posted by Alexandra Williams
May 3, 2017

Pandora’s Box

Pandora’s Box 2017, featuring some of the best creative writing by students and staff, was launched in front of a live audience.

Posted by Alexandra Williams
March 29, 2017

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Chester University Thespian Society (CUTS) made a welcome return to the stage with a boisterous performance of one of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays.

Posted by Alexandra Williams
March 16, 2017


As part of her role as Senior University Teaching Fellow, Dr Eileen Pollard took part in a TeachMeet event at Tarporley C of E Primary School.

Posted by Alexandra Williams
December 19, 2016

Festive Shakespeare

Dr Graham Atkin couldn’t resist sneaking in another Shakespeare event before the close of the year marking the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death.

Posted by Alexandra Williams
October 28, 2016

Staging Shakespeare

As part of the annual Chester Literature Festival, Dr Graham Atkin gave a talk on ‘Staging Shakespeare’, in collaboration with Storyhouse.