A feast of favourite films old and new

A feast of favourite films old and new

Published on Friday 1 October 2021

What could be more joyful than the moment when – merry with turkey and plum pudding – we tumble onto the sofa to watch a film we’ve seen umpteen times before? And what could be more jolly than doffing hat, scarf and gloves to venture out into the cold for the year’s festive favourite at the local cinema?

This special bumper edition of 20 poems, commissioned from leading poets, take us on a cinematic roller-coaster via films ranging from Meet Me in St Louis! to Die Hard.

  • A feast of favourite films old and new

    A feast of favourite films old and new

    Published on Friday 1 October 2021

    What could be more joyful than the moment when – merry with turkey and plum pudding – we tumble onto the sofa to watch a film we’ve seen umpteen times before? And what could be more jolly than doffing hat, scarf and gloves to venture out into the cold for the year’s festive favourite at […]

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  • New Candlestick Catalogue Autumn 2021

    New Candlestick Catalogue Autumn 2021

    Published on Wednesday 29 September 2021

    After 18 months of uncertainty, we’re delighted to be doing what we do best once more – bringing new titles out into the world and into the hands of our fantastic stockists.  To help make it easier to see what’s available in our expanding pamphlet range, we’ve a new trade catalogue which lists all current […]

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  • Christmas 2021 Poetry Competition

    Christmas 2021 Poetry Competition

    Published on Tuesday 20 July 2021

    We’re looking for new poems to feature in our forthcoming festive title Together for Christmas. As well as publication, you’ll win copies of the pamphlet and a cash prize. The pamphlet will be an uplifting celebration of reunions and gatherings with family or friends – something that many of us have missed so much in […]

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"By the way I have become almost Evangelical about the pamphlets! Everyone I know has got one. I’m just stopping short of thrusting them on people I don’t know but who look as if they need a poetry break."Liz O’Sullivan, Dovegreyreader Chapter, Candlestick Collective

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