Thursday, 26 June 2014

Lowdham Book Festival, The Last Saturday, June 28

Lowdham Book Festival  -  last Saturday 
When? Saturday June 28, 10am - 5pm
Where? Village Hall, Lowdham, Notts
What? Lowdham, The Last Saturday. A marquee, assorted gazebos, booksellers, organisations and displays. TWO children’s tents with interactive storytelling sessions. Plus talks throughout the day:
MICHAEL PAYNE 11am, A short History of Cinema in Nottingham. Methodist Chapel, Main Street
WILL BUCKINGHAM 11am, Writing East Midlands: What is a novel? And how do you write one? Committee Room, Village Hall
SARAH DALE 11am, How to Age Well. Marquee A, Village Hall
DAVID BUTTERY 11am, Waterloo… was Napoleon’s defeat good or bad for Europe? WI Hall, Main Street
ANN FEATHERSTONE & DEBORAH TYLER-BENNETT 12.30pm, The Days of the Music Hall. Methodist Chapel, Main Street
JOHN LUCAS 12.30pm, A Brief History of Whistling. Committee Room, Village Hall
CHRISTY FEARN 12.30pm, A talk on Mary Shelley. Marquee A, Village Hall
SCOTT LOMAX 12.30pm, Medieval Nottingham, an illustrated talk. WI Hall, Main Street
GILLIAN DARLEY 2pm, An illustrated talk on Ian Nairn. Methodist Chapel, Main Street
DERRICK BUTTRESS, RENNIE PARKER 2pm, A Shoestring Press poetry reading. Committee Room, Village Hall
MEGAN TAYLOR, MICHAEL SMITH & ROBERTA DEWA 2PM, Smith will read from The Deed Room, Dewa from The Esplanade and Taylor will introduce her forthcoming collection of short stories The Woman Under the Ground, to be published this summer. Marquee A, Village Hall
EMMA BAMFORD 2pm, Casting Off. An illustrated talk about ‘letting go’. WI Hall, Main Street
ADRIAN JONES 3.30pm, Towns in Britain, an Illustrated Talk by ‘Jones the Planner’. Methodist Chapel, Main Street
JOEL STICKLEY 3.30pm, Writing East Midlands: How to Write Badly Well. WI Hall, Main Street
DANNY RHODES 3.30pm, How one Forest fan’s life was affected by the Hillsborough Disaster. Marquee A, Village Hall
DUKERIES ACADEMY 3.30pm, with Dukeries Academy First Story Writers’ Group. Committee Room, Village Hall
Cost? Free, no booking required.
Part of the Lowdham Book Festival (20th - 29th June) 

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