Events: Friday 9th November

Friday 9th November

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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Fiona Eadie and Tracy Spiers
Tales from the Towpath: Stories and History of the Cotswold Canals. Book Launch

19:00 - 20:45 : Friday 9th November

The Museum in the Park
Tickets: free event but booking essential – call 01453 763394 or email

Celebrate the launch of Tales from the Towpath, a new book which provides fascinating insights into the Cotswold canals.

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Stroud Book Festival Poetry Night
Kate Carruthers Thomas, Patrick Mackie, Maria Stadnicka, Paul Henry

19.30 - 22.30 : Friday 9th November

Stroud Valleys Artspace (SVA)
Tickets £tbc

A wonderfully varied and immersive evening of readings, performance and music by 3 acclaimed Gloucestershire poets, and Welsh singer/poet, Paul Henry.

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Elisa Lodato and Amanda Reynolds
Something Nasty in the Living Room

20:30 - 21:30 : Friday 9th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets £8

Meet Elisa Lodato and Amanda Reynolds, two Gloucestershire novelists who focus on domestic darkness in their work.

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