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Competition Time! Win 'Swallows, Amazons and Coots' by Julian Lovelock

Here at The Lutterworth Press, we want to give you a free book. We have a crisp new copy of Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome… 268 more words

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Although I was (indeed, still am) a voracious reader, I never read Swallows and Amazons as a child. I remember a copy of it on a school bookshelf, but it clearly wasn’t alluring enough to make me reach for it. 444 more words


Falkirk hosts Swallows and Amazons screening with screenwriter Andrea Gibb

The Falkirk Community Trust are hosting a series of screenings of Swallows and Amazons this September featuring a talk with screenwriter Andrea Gibb following the film on Thursday 8th. 279 more words



Original Review by Jonathan Broxton

Swallows and Amazons is one of the most beloved of all English children’s adventure stories. Written by Arthur Ransome and published in 1930, it chronicles a summer in the lives of the Walker family, who are holidaying on Lake Windermere. 1,266 more words


Swallows and Amazons Review

Swallows and Amazons was originally a book, then a 70s film, and now it has graced the big screen again. Swallows and Amazons has had hardly any advertising coverage which seems odd for such a lovely little movie, I mean I only went to see it because it came up as a trailer before a different movie at the cinema. 439 more words


Adventure Movie 'Swallows And Amazons' In UK Cinemas Now - Check Out The Trailer

Swallows and Amazons is a British family adventure film based on the book with the same name written by Arthur Ransome. It will serve as a remake of the 1974 movie which was directed by Claude Whatham. 164 more words


Swallows and Amazons

Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons with two of our grandchildren and their parents tonight, followed by supper out (a cracking pizza for me) – summer treat before the little ones are back to school at the end of the week. 93 more words