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Comics, Ruskin and the Meaning of Life

Date Saturday 27th April 2019
Time 13:30 until
Meet At Central Library, Carpenter Room
Central Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield
S1 1XZ
Organised By Sheffield Libraries
Description An illustrated talk based on the comic, Bloke’s progress. Discover the ideas of John Ruskin with help from the authors of the innovative Ruskin Comic Book series, Kevin Jackson and Hunt Emerson. In Bloke’s Progress, Darren Bloke is an ordinary, hard-working stiff until a lottery win changes – and ruins – his life. Thankfully through visits from the spirit of Ruskin, Darren discovers the true meaning of Ruskin’s favorite saying – There is no wealth but Life. 2019 marks the bicentenary of Ruskin's birth and this is part of a season of talks, events and activities at Sheffield Central Library celebrating the ideas and legacies of John Ruskin Events are all free but must be booked in advance via
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Type of Event Talk
Primary Focus General Interest
Wheelchair/Pushchair Accessible No
Suitable for Families No