Events: Saturday 10th November

Events
Saturday 10th November

Ben Garrod
Dinosaurs: The Terrible Truth!

10.00 - 11.00 : Saturday 10th November

Subscription Rooms, Ballroom
Tickets £5: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Calling all dinosaur fans! This terribly fun event will get your weekend off to a roaring start!

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Pop-up Bookshop
Author signing event

10.00 - 12.00 : Saturday 10th November

Subscription Rooms, George Room
Free Event

Our Stroud Book Festival Pop-Up Shop, with added authors!

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Tony Ross and Michael Foreman
First World War Stories

11.30 - 12.30 : Saturday 10th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets £5: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

A very special family event with two giants of children’s book illustration, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

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Tim Dee
Landfill

12:00 - 13:00 : Saturday 10th November

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

How we get rid of our rubbish affects more than just us humans. Tim Dee, birdwatcher, acclaimed nature writer and BBC producer explores how our landfill habits have also changed things for birds.

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We're Going On a Bear Hunt - Storytime at Stroud Library

10.30 - 11.30 & 2.00 - 3.00pm : Saturday 10th November

Stroud Library
Free Event

Come along to Stroud Library for our very special Bear Hunt celebration story time. Enjoy listening to this delightful story all over again (or perhaps for the very first time), and join in as we try and find the bear himself (but don’t be scared!).

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Afra Kingdon
The Best Job in the World

12.00 - 13.00 : Saturday 10th November

Stroud Library
Free

Come with us on a journey to a beautiful, swaying bamboo forest in China. Prepare for some rollicking good fun, an encounter with the Chinese alphabet and a wrestle-come-cuddle too from the most iconic of black and white bears.

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Karin Celestine
Bertram Likes to Sew

13:30 - 14:30 : Saturday 10th November 2018

Subscription Rooms, George Room
Tickets £5 per child, including materials: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Meet felter and author Karin Celestine, and hear all about Bertram, her sewing-loving Water Vole in this fabulous craft event.

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Susan Fletcher and Kate Riordan
Houses of Intrigue

13:30 - 14:30: Saturday 10th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets £8: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Contemporary fiction writers Susan Fletcher and Kate Riordan discuss the period settings of their atmospheric novels and reveal how they fill them with the mystery and intrigue that keeps their readers hooked.

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Mary Portas
Work Like a Woman: A Manifesto for Change

14:00 - 15:00 : Saturday 10th November

Subscription Rooms, Ballroom
Tickets £12: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Queen of Shops, Mary Portas discusses what it means to work like a woman, drawing on her experiences throughout her stellar career. An event for both women and men who would like to make the world of work a better one, whatever job they do

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Bernardine Evaristo and Patrick Gale
Refugee Tales

15.30-17.00: Saturday 10th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets £8: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Don’t miss this opportunity to bear witness to some of the most powerful and moving human stories you’ll ever hear, brilliantly read by our guest authors, Patrick Gale and Bernardine Evaristo.

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 Stroud Book Festival 2018: Graphic representation of Stroud town:

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