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Our best moments from Off the Shelf 2017

Our best moments from Off the Shelf 2017

It's been a fantastic year for Off the Shelf, with more people than ever before coming to our events and celebrating words and ideas.

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Student blog: Adam Kay

Student blog: Adam Kay

Our student blogger Maja reviews Adam Kay's talk about his hilarious, heartbreaking and thought-provoking book, This Is Going to Hurt.

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A message from Brian Blessed

A message from Brian Blessed

We asked Brian for a message to close Off the Shelf 2017. Here's what he had to say...

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