Latest news at Gladstone's

Search through the Archive

The latest news and views from Gladstone's Library.

The Gladstone's Library team: what we're reading

by Amy Sumner | Friday, 29th January 2016 | 0 Comments

At the Library, all of our staff and guests are united by (what else?) a love of books and reading. This week I investigated just what we’ve got our noses in at the moment, and there’s some fantastic reading inspiration to be found!


How I met Sylvia Pankhurst by Rachel Holmes

by Amy Sumner | Tuesday, 26th January 2016 | 0 Comments

"How and why did you choose this subject?" 

As a biographer, this is the question I'm most frequently asked. I've been on the road with my latest book, Eleanor Marx: A Life for nearly two years since it was published on May Day 2014, and there's not a single event, interview, lecture or festival so far where this question hasn't come up. 



Breakfast Week at Gladstone's Library

by Amy Sumner | Wednesday, 20th January 2016 | 0 Comments

24th – 30th January is Breakfast Week, during which time organisations across Britain are coming together to shake up your wake up and offer something a little different in those early hours.