“Swallows and Amazons for Ever!” Welcome to the ART Website
The Arthur Ransome Trust (ART) exists to help people discover, re-discover, appreciate and enjoy the life and works of Arthur Ransome, author of Swallows and Amazons. The Trust is working to establish a permanent Arthur Ransome Centre in the southern Lake District. On the way to achieving this we are also developing a range of exciting projects, including exhibitions, displays and resource materials.Read More
Swallows and Amazons on Course for Production
After lengthy development, Harbour Pictures and BBC Film’s version of Swallows and Amazons is shaping course towards production.
Screen Daily have reported several announcements from the Cannes Film Festival. These include Studio Canal’s purchase of the new movie’s UK rights and Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald’s casting as Mrs Walker.Read More
Wooden Post Cards for Special Swallows and Amazons Messages
“Burgh St Peter last night. Beccles this morning, 8.45am,” wrote Tom triumphantly, on his post cards to the twins. “Wish you were here…”Read More
Vintage Reach the Hebrides
Congratulations to Vintage Children’s Classics, who completed their new edition of the Swallows and Amazons series with the publication of The Picts and the Martyrs and Great Northern? in early March.
Great Northern, set in the Outer Hebrides, was immediately chosen by Waterstones as their Children’s Book of the Month in Scotland.Read More
Swallows and Amazons Reviews
Have you been to see the Bristol Old Vic’s revived production of Swallows and Amazons yet? If you haven’t, and want to know what you’re missing – or if you have, and want to remember it – here are some of the published reviews, from What’s on Stage, The Fine Times Recorder, the Bristol Post, The Fix, and Madame Guillotine.
You can also catch up with the play’s composer, Neil Hannon, in this interview at What’s on Stage.Read More