Monday, 13 October 2014

Visit our Festival of Words


The festival kicks off today and there's loads of events to tempt you out. 

View the full programme HERE
Meanwhile here are some of the highlights:

Writing from China
Mon 13th, 7.30pm – 9.00pm
At Nottingham Writers’ Studio
An illuminating conversation about literature inspired by China, its people and its extraordinary history. Chinese American writer Karen Ma and author Rhiannon Jenkins Tsang will be joined in conversation by Will Buckingham. Cost £4.LINK


Tue 14th, 7.30pm – 9.30pm
At Sillitoe Room, Waterstone’s
In a world increasingly divided into haves and have nots, or believers and apostates, what is the role of the writer? Cost £5 (£4 conc.) LINK

Death Sentences
Wed 15th, 2pm-4.30pm
At The Galleries of Justice
A creative-writing workshop with Stephen Booth, Steven Dunne and Anne Zouroudi. Cost £30 (£25 conc.)
And at 7pm
Join Booth, Dunne and Zouroudi at the magistrates’ bench in the atmospheric Civil Court as they give readings. Cost £10 (£7 conc.) LINK

Lyric Lounge
Thurs 16th, 6pm
At Nottingham Contemporary
The East Midlands' celebrated travelling spoken word festival comes to Nottingham Festival of Words! A jam-packed programme of artists, live-literature, storytelling, workshops and open-mic for all to enjoy. Cost £5. LINK

Fri 17th, Events take place at University of Nottingham, Lakeside Arts and Nottingham Writers’ Studio. See programme.
Sat 18th, Events take place at Nottingham Trent and Nottingham Writers’ Studio. See programme.

Sun 19th, Events take place in the Market Square, Council House and Nottingham Writers’ Studio. See programme.  (last day of the Festival of Words)

Left Lion's literature editor James K Walker picks his highlights HERE

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