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News   - Latest Headlines

Welcome to Calibre's news page. We hope you enjoy reading about the latest developments in our service, all the stories about people who have supported us, recent publicity, and also news about books.

The Girl with All the Gifts Comes To the Big Screen

The Girl with All the Gifts comes to the big screen

23/09/2016

The film of The Girl with All the Gifts (010249), the hugely entertaining dystopian thriller by M.R. Carey, is now on general release. The lead... More >

The Great British Bake Off - A Seasonal Treat Mary

The Great British Bake Off - A Seasonal Treat Mary's Almond Apple Cake

21/09/2016

For the fifth week of The Great British Bake Off, Mary Shepherd, one of our Editorial volunteers has come up with a seasonal apple recipe. Enjoy! ... More >

Calibre in Conversation with Linda Adams - Head of Calibre

Calibre in Conversation with Linda Adams - Head of Calibre's Library Operations

20/09/2016

Linda Adams is our Head of Library operations who is responsible for a team of staff and volunteers that process our books and look after members.... More >

Sovereign Health

Jack tells us how Calibre has transformed the life of his little brother

19/09/2016

We thought you would like to hear about Jack who has raised £150 for Calibre. "As part of our religious education, and to put learning 'into... More >

The Great British Bake Off - Emma

The Great British Bake Off - Emma's Coconut Cupcakes

14/09/2016

For the fourth week of The Great British Bake Off, our Head of Literature and Audio Book Production, Emma Scott has created this refreshing Coconut... More >

Calibre Chat with Roald Dahl Museum Centenary Storyteller in Residence Sandra Agard.

Happy Roald Dahl Day! Calibre Chat with Roald Dahl Museum Centenary Storyteller in Residence Sandra Agard.

13/09/2016

As part of the Roald Dahl centennial celebrations the Roald Dahl Museum near Calibre has been holding a series of workshops with their Resident... More >

Tuna cake

The Great British Bake Off - Tuna cake for Doggies

07/09/2016

Here's a GBBO with a difference. It's one that can be prepared by dummies (even the non-est non baker!) and yet is guaranteed to be adored by... More >

Bowls 6

Competition for Blind Bowlers

06/09/2016

Twenty two blind bowlers roared into action to commemorate the 100thanniversary of the International Lions at a special competition at Thame... More >

Cooks and Cakes

The Great British Bake Off - Janet's Butternut Squash Cake

31/08/2016

On the second week of our Great British Bake Off tribute, Janet Connolly, our Editorial Administrative Assistant, brings us this delicious... More >

The Great British Bake Off - Denise

The Great British Bake Off - Denise's Welsh Cakes

24/08/2016

With a new series of The Great British Bake Off beginning this evening we've whipped up an array of much-loved family favourites from our staff and... More >