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Faulks on Fiction

A new BBC series, Faulks on Fiction (based on Faulks’ book, available from the BBC website), starts this Saturday (5th February) at 9pm on BBC2. Sebastian Faulks will be looking at the heroes of the British novel in early works such as Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe and the snobs of British literature in Fleming’s James Bond. […]

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Photography study visits

Two new opportunities for OCA students to join photography Course Leaders on study visits. On 9 February Alan Whetton will be leading an afternoon visit in in Bradford. The afternoon will include visits to two exhibitions at the National Media Museum, Land Revisited by Fay Godwin and Back Home by Swedish photographers Anders Petersen and […]

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World book night

In case you’ve missed all the press coverage on this event, here’s the premise in brief: 1,000,000 books are to be given away by 20,000 book lovers on Saturday 5th March. 35 books have been chosen, from which you can choose the book you would like to give away to friends, colleagues, reluctant readers etc. […]

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London get-together: 4th December

Hardly a day goes by without more news on opportunities for OCA students to get together. Student Eileen Rafferty has details of this London get-together with a visit to the V&A Shadow Catchers exhibition here on flickr. Image by missconnaught66 also on flickr. Here at the OCA we like Creative Commons, but we are also […]

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Lynne Chapman on Sketchbooks

Lynne Chapman has been a successful children’s author and illustrator for 25 years and we were delighted when she agreed to be interviewed by the OCA. Jane and Mark went to interview her. Here she is talking about sketchbooks, but she will feature in further videos on illustration in OCA Elements shortly.

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Meet the OCA

The OCA will be at the Ilkley Literature Festival on Saturday 9 October. There are two workshops. In the morning Jane Rogers is leading a workshop on ‘Character and Voice in the Short Story’ which sold out as soon as it went on the Festival website, and in the afternoon Livi Michael leads a workshop […]

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Simon Roberts: We English

Simon Roberts’ We English exhibition is still showing at the National Media Museum in Bradford for those who have not yet had a chance to pay it a visit. The museum’s website provides as an introduction to his work: “Simon Roberts took his photographs using a large format camera, producing prints that reveal a fantastic […]

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Carla Rees

Music Tutor, and soon to be author of the OCA’s second Level 1 Music Course: From The Present To The Past, Carla Rees talks to Gareth Dent about her work. I have many associations with the OCA; I came to the College initially as a photography student, and then later became a tutor on the […]

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