11:00-16:00 Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th November
To mark the opening of ‘All Together: Tales of Unity’, student illustrators from the University of Gloucestershire and SGS Stroud School of Art will take over the art gallery with stalls and displays of wonderful and wacky illustrated wares. If you’re thinking of studying illustration this is a great chance to talk to undergraduate students.
09.30 - 11.00: Sunday 10th November
Join Annie Deadman for a half-hour HIIT workout, followed by a lively in conversation with Stroud Book Festival Artistic Director Caroline Sanderson about her fitness philosophy.
12.00 - 13.00: Sunday 10th November
When we experience traumatic events, they can have profound consequences for our mental health, and for our ability to lead a safe, healthy and fulfilled lives. How best do we understand and help those who are suffering in this way?
14.00 - 15.00: Sunday 10th November
In an unforgiving and sometimes cruel world, how do we rediscover the vital importance of what it means to forgive? This will be an extraordinarily compelling and ultimately uplifting event: don’t miss it.
15.00 - 16.00: Sunday 10th November
When we talk of lives hanging by a thread, being interwoven, or part of the social fabric, we are part of a tradition that stretches back many thousands of years
19.00 - 20.00: Sunday 10th November
Richard Mabey has been called “the father of modern nature writing in the UK”. The author of more than forty books, he is a man with a passionate belief that the Earth is a commonwealth of all species.