20:00-22:30 Thursday 2nd November
Polly Toynbee, award winning Guardian columnist, and David Walker, former managing director at the Audit Commission and founding editor of Guardian Public, discuss their new best-selling book ‘Dismembered’.
18:00 - 19:00 Friday 3rd November
Poet Adam Horovitz and fiddle player Becky Dellow bring us a sneak preview of Horovitz’s new book of poems, The Soil Never Sleeps, which charts a year spent visiting four pasture farms across England and Wales.
20:00-21:30 Friday 3rd November
Stroud Book Festival’s aim is to get as many people as possible reading the same book at the same time, culminating in a talk by the author.
This year’s choice for the BIG READ is award winning memoir and travel book The Snow Geese – a mesmerising story of adventure by bestselling author William Fiennes.
The Big Read is sponsored by Wycliffe College
Saturday 4th November
In a mix of the serious, the therapeutic and the theatrical, the Emergency Poet offers consultations and prescribes cures inside her 1970’s ambulance.
Various days and times 23rd - 27th October
To celebrate Stroud Book Festival coming to town, Stroud library are hosting a number of children’s craft events scheduled over half term (23 – 27 October).
10:00-12:00 Saturday 4th November
Authors local and national at this year’s Festival will be available to chat about their books and sign copies.
10:30-16:00 Saturday 4th November
Join book artist Andrew Morrison for a creative one day workshop making beautiful, unique books that have hidden compartments and concealed pages – books perfect for holding secrets!
Suitable for adults and students 16+ looking to expand their art and design portfolios.
TICKETS SOLD OUT FOR THIS EVENT!
11.00 - 12.00 Saturday 4th November
Join Tracey Corderoy for stories and hands-on craft activities as she introduces her latest book Fairy Tale Pets.
Suitable for ages 3 – 6