Books

New train named after Paddington Bear author
Great Western Railway has named one of its brand new Intercity Express Trains after Paddington Bear author Michael Bond. The tribute was unveiled earlier this month, three days before what would have been Bond’s 92nd birthday. more >
12th January 2018
Harry Potter: A History of Magic at the British Library
Escape discovers the enchanting wonders on display at this new exhibition that explores the world of J.K. Rowling’s boy-wizard, 20 years after his debut appearance. The British Library brings the magic of Hogwarts to life in its spellbinding exhibition, Harry Potter: A History of... more >
25th October 2017
On the Roald Dahl trail in Cardiff
To mark the anniversary of Roald Dahl’s birth this month, here’s our guide to the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory author’s childhood in Cardiff. more >
14th September 2017
London’s best bookshops
Author Neil Gaiman wrote, ‘A book is a dream that you hold in your hand’. We reckon he could be onto something… Here’s our guide to London’s top page emporiums. more >
8th June 2017
Oxford city guide
Explore the colleges and museums in one of Britain’s most beautiful city centres, once home to bands Foals, Radiohead, and setting for the Harry Potter films. more >
8th June 2017