Events: Wed 7th - Sun 11th November

Events Listings:
Wed 7th - Sun 11th November

Remainiacs: Ho Hey Let's Stay
Dorian Lynskey, Ian Dunt, Ros Taylor and Alex Andreou

19.00 - 20.00: Wednesday 7th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets: £8. Available from Subscription Rooms

We start the Festival with an evening of real Brexit talk, bad Brexit jokes, audience questions – and a bolt of optimism to recharge your Remainer energies.

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Tony de Saulles
Bee Boy

9:45-10:30: Thursday 8th November

Subscription Rooms, Ballroom
Tickets £3: Available from Subscription Rooms

Join Tony to discover his top secret illustrations tips in a bee drawing workshop, uncover fascinating bee facts, and ‘bee’ immersed in an action-packed story that will leave you buzzing with excitement!

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Ade Adepitan
Ade's Amazing Ade-ventures: Battle of the Cyborg Cat

11:30 - 12:30: Thursday 8th November

Subscription Rooms, Ballroom
Tickets £3: Available from Subscription Rooms

Ade is the new kid on Parsons Road and it’s not easy to make friends when you look different to everyone else.

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Caroline Lawrence
The Roman Quests

13.15 - 14.15: Thursday 8th November

Subscription Rooms, Ballroom
Tickets £3: Available from Subscription Rooms

Prepare to journey back in time with the mega-bestselling author of “The Roman Mysteries” series as she tells us all about the fantastic facts she has learned while researching her brilliant new adventure series, “The Roman Quests”.

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Cynthia Jefferies
The Outrageous Fortune of Abel Morgan: Book Launch

19:30 - 20:30 : Thursday 8th November

The Museum in the Park
Tickets free: Please book in advance at the Museum

Join Cynthia for the launch of her new book – things are not always as they seem in this dark and moving new novel set in 17th century England, Europe and beyond.

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Will McCallum and Claudi Williams
How to Give Up Plastic: Changing the World, One Plastic Bottle at a Time

20:00 - 21:00: Thursday 8th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets £10: Available from Subscription Rooms

Plastic pollution is the environmental scourge of our age, but how can we make a difference? Join Will McCallum, Head of Oceans at Greenpeace to find out.

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Calling Local Authors!
You Write it, Now Share it: Open Mic Night

From 20:30: Thursday 8th November

The Alehouse
Tickets free for performers; audience pay what you think (suggested donation in aid of Festival, £2)

We know there’s a wealth of writing talent out there in the Five Valleys, and now we want you to bring that talent to Stroud Book Festival!

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A J Pearce and Bel Mooney
A Problem Shared

11:00 - 12:00: Friday 9th November

Minchinhampton Market House
Tickets £10

Problems, we’ve all got ’em! Do the sticky situations we find ourselves in vary according to the era we live in, or are the personal dilemmas we face timeless ones?

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Kirsty Gunn and Tony White
Literary Page Turners

18:30 - 19:30: Friday 9th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets £8: Available from Subscription Rooms

Can contemporary literary fiction also be page-turning stuff? The authors join us to talk about they make their fiction both beautifully crafted and gripping.

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Alan Johnson
In My Life: A Music Memoir

20:00 - 21:15 : Friday 9th November

Subscription Rooms, Ballroom
Tickets £12

Join Alan Johnson, bestselling and award-winning author and former Home Secretary, for an evening of music and memories.

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