Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Kingston School of Art and Architecture illustration students L-R Olga Rokosz, Maha Shami and Cat Baskerville teamed up with the Wellcome Collection to create an "arresting" light installation window display for Brick Lane Bookshop.


Mel B was in conversation with her writer Louise Gannon left at Mortimer House on Tuesday 27th November, to celebrate the publication of her new book Brutally Honest (Quadrille).


The finalists of London’s BIG READ 2019 competition were announced at LIBRARY in London on Tuesday 27th November. L-R Amy Acre, Jake Wild Hall, Emilie McMeekan, Jenni Murray, Laura Dockrill, Abiola Bello and Katherine Webber. (©Nigel Pacquette)


HRH The Duchess of Cornwall presented the pupils from Elm Road Primary School with KPMG’s first Literacy Toolkit—an initiative which will see over 1,200 books gifted to 24 primary schools in Cambridgeshire. The event took place at the Wisbech & Fenland Museum on Tuesday 27th November. (©Phil Mynott)


Superfan Lauren Storey interviewed author David Walliams for a Guide Dogs film, released on Monday 26th November. Guide Dogs' CustomEyes initiative produces bespoke large print versions of popular titles, textbooks and revision guides for visually impaired children.


This year's Hay Festival Winter Weekend drew record ticket sales of over 9,000. The event took place between Thursday 22nd and Sunday 25th November, featuring writers such as L-R Simon Jenkins, Jeannette Winterson, James O'Brien and Rosie Boycott. (© Marsha Arnold)