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Julia Johnson at Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah

Julia Johnson reading Ubuntu: Summer of the Rhino Best-selling children’s author Julia Johnson at the Waldorf Astoria in Ras Al Khaimah on 22 April, where she entertained youngsters with a reading from her new book Ubuntu: Summer of the Rhino.

London Book Fair 2016

London Book Fair 2016

Another great week at the London Book Fair. We’ll be back for March 2017!

HRH Princess Alia al Hussein and Sharifa Sarra Ghazi at Oxford Literary Festival 2016

Princess Alia and Sharifa Sarra Ghazi at Oxford Literary Festival 2016HRH Princess Alia al Hussein and Sharifa Sarra Ghazi in conversation with Gwenan Edwards at the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival on April 10th, where they discussed the Princess Alia Foundation in the glorious surroundings of the Bodleian Divinity School.

John Pinfold with William Lynn plaque for Grand National Legends wall

John Pinfold with William Lynn plaqueJohn Pinfold, author of Aintree: The History of the Racecourse, which has received enthusiastic reviews from press and public since its publication in time for the Crabbie’s Grand National, was instrumental in ensuring that William Lynn’s name was added to the roll of honour on the ‘Grand National Legends’ wall. Lynn, a local hotelier, founded the course in 1829 and seven years later inaugurated the steeplechase that became the world-famous Grand National.

MPL authors at Oxford Literary Festival 2016

Don’t miss out on tickets to see HRH Princess Alia Hussein and Jenny Balfour Paul at the Oxford Literary Festival this week:

Jenny Balfour Paul will be in conversation with A.N. Wilson as they discover the incredible journey of Thomas Machell in Deeper Than Indigo. Get your tickets here.

HRH Princess Alia Hussein and Sharifa Sarra Ghazi talk to Gwenan Edwards about how they set up the charitable Princess Alia Foundation and their recently published book Small Miracles: The Story of the Princess Alia Foundation. Get your tickets here.

HH. Sheikh Saqr bin Mohamed al Qasimi with Lt. Colonel David Neild, 1971

Before the Federation: 1971 documentary by Peter Snow on Ras Al Khaimah’s Mobile Force, featuring Lt Colonel David Neild (A Soldier in Arabia) and HH Sheikh Saqr Bin Mohamed Al Qasimi.