Events: Saturday 9th November

Events
Saturday 9th November

Andy Seed
A Giant Dose of Gross!

10.30 - 11.30: Saturday 9th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets: £5. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Come and celebrate the world’s most disgusting creatures with Andy Seed, winner of the Blue Peter Book Award, as he reveals the gruesome contents of his new book, “A Giant Dose of Gross”.

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Illustrators' Fair
Cheltenham Illustration Awards 2019

11:00-16:00 Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th November

The Museum in the Park
Free: Booking not necessary

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.

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Elmer
Elmer Storytelling

11.00 - 11.45 and 14:00 - 14:45 Saturday 9th November

Stroud Library
Tickets: £0. Just turn up

Elmer is different. Elmer is patchwork. The grey elephants all love him just the same, but Elmer can’t help wondering what it would be like to be…. just the same as them.

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John-Paul Flintoff with Alice Jolly and other guest authors
Stroud Book Festival Storytelling Duel!

10.00 - 11.00; 12.00 - 13.00 and 15.00 - 16.00 Saturday 9th November

Subscription Rooms, Bedford Room
Tickets: Free. Just turn up

Vivid imagination? A dab mind at making up stories? Then we need your ideas and inspirations at our street storytelling sessions. You might even beat a real live author at their own game….if any dare to join us!

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Tom Percival
Story in a Suitcase

12.00 - 12.45: Saturday 9th November

Subscription Rooms, George Room
Tickets: £5. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Join author and illustrator extraordinaire Tom Percival for a whistle-stop tour of YOUR imagination!

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Faber Fiction Fiesta
Kate Hamer, Ingrid Persaud, Bev Thomas

12.30 - 14.00: Saturday 9th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets: £12 from Stroud Subscription Rooms including lunch and goodie bag.

Join us to celebrate the 90th birthday of famous publishing house Faber & Faber – home of TS Eliot, PD James, Kazuo Ishiguro and many other famous names – with three of its finest contemporary fiction authors who will discuss their latest novels with Jane Bailey.

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Tracey Corderoy
Sneaky Beak

14:00 - 15:00: Saturday 9th November

Subscription Rooms, George Room
Tickets: £5. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Join Stroud’s own Tracey Corderoy for a brilliantly creative hour of story-telling and crafts, inspired by her two most recent picture books.

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Bee Wilson
The Way We Eat Now

14.00 - 15.00: Saturday 9th November

Subscription Rooms, Ballroom
Tickets: £8. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Bee Wilson’s latest book, “How We Eat Now: Strategies for Eating in a World of Change” is an enthralling look at what we eat and why we eat it.

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Aardman Animations
Gromit Model-making Workshop

12.30 - 13.30: Saturday 9th November

The Museum in the Park
Tickets: £10. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Aardman Animations are giving you the chance to learn how to make your very own Gromit, Shaun or Lu-La character at these fun, hands-on clay modelling workshops.

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Aardman Animations
Shaun the Sheep Model-making Workshop

2.15 - 3.15pm: Saturday 9th November

The Museum in the Park
Tickets: £10. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Aardman Animations are giving you the chance to learn how to make your very own Gromit, Shaun or Lu-La character at these fun, hands-on clay modelling workshops.

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