Events: Wed 7th - Sun 11th November
Wed 7th - Sun 11th November
19.00 - 20.00: Wednesday 7th November
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.
9:45-10:30: Thursday 8th November
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!
11:30 - 12:30: Thursday 8th November
Ade is the new kid on Parsons Road and it’s not easy to make friends when you look different to everyone else.
13.15 - 14.15: Thursday 8th November
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”.
19:30 - 20:30 : Thursday 8th November
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.
20:00 - 21:00: Thursday 8th November
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.
From 20:30: Thursday 8th November
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!
11:00 - 12:00: Friday 9th November
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?
18:30 - 19:30: Friday 9th November
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.