Saturday 4th November
In a mix of the serious, the therapeutic and the theatrical, the Emergency Poet offers consultations and prescribes cures inside her 1970’s ambulance.
10:00-12:00 Saturday 4th November
Authors local and national at this year’s Festival will be available to chat about their books and sign copies.
Stroud Bookshop staff will also be giving book recommendations from a wide range of genres.
10:30-16:00 Saturday 4th November
Join book artist Andrew Morrison for a creative one day workshop making beautiful, unique books that have hidden compartments and concealed pages – books perfect for holding secrets!
Suitable for adults and students 16+ looking to expand their art and design portfolios.
11.00 - 12.00 Saturday 4th November
Join Tracey Corderoy for stories and hands-on craft activities as she introduces her latest book Fairy Tale Pets.
Suitable for ages 3 – 6
11:00-12:00 Saturday 4th November
Find out how pupils and staff from Minchinhampton Primary School along with local children’s author John Dougherty got together to produce ‘A Portal Through Time’ – an exciting and funny time-travelling adventure story.
12:45-14:15 Saturday 4th November
Can you write a book in 80 minutes? Come and join in with local Children’s author John Dougherty and Minchinhampton Primary School teacher Clare McCarron as they attempt to write a fantastic novel in just an hour and a half!
12:45-13:45 Saturday 4th November
“A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction”. Sarah Hosking talks about how she took that advice and set up Hosking Houses
14:30 - 15:30 Saturday 4th November
Hugh Warwick – ecologist and writer – talks about his latest book Linescapes in which he investigates the impact that the lines we make in our landscape have on the capacity of wildlife to thrive.