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THE ACTUAL AND THE REAL: call for papers deadline 14 June

THE ACTUAL AND THE REAL: Priestley, documentary, realism and democracy 1930-1945. A day conference sponsored by the J.B. Priestley Society. The Priestley Room, West Yorkshire Playhouse. 25 October 2014. Just a reminder that the Call for papers for this conference … Continue reading

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Priestley’s First World War in the Yorkshire Post

We were delighted to see the Yorkshire Post’s thoughtful and well researched article marking the opening of our new exhibition at the Bradford Industrial Museum.  The article, Rediscovered: J.B. Priestley in the trenches, was written by Steve McClarence after a … Continue reading

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AGM PLUS “SWAN ARCADIAN”: PRIESTLEY AS A YOUNG MAN IN BRADFORD, 29 MARCH 2014

The Annual General Meeting of the J B Priestley Society will be held on Saturday 29 March 2014 at 11.15 am in the (highly appropriate) setting of the Priestley Room at the Bradford Mechanics Institute Library, 76 Kirkgate, Bradford BD1 … Continue reading

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ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO … J.B. PRIESTLEY IN 1913

1913 was the year J.B. Priestley’s writing career began, with the first publication of his work.  In the first of what he hopes will be an annual series, Mark Mason explores Priestley’s 1913: In 1913, the eighteen-year-old J.B.Priestley was working … Continue reading

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J.B. Priestley and Cinema: 20 October at the National Media Museum

J.B. Priestley and Cinema Cubby Broccoli, National Media Museum, Bradford.   Sunday October 20, 2013.  1.45 pm. Book your place and find out more. The statue of J.B. Priestley looks out over the City of Bradford from the front of the … Continue reading

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