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Stroud Book Festival 2017
Katie Fforde and Jane Bailey
Fiction Writing workshop

11:00-14:00 Sunday 5th November

The Pavilion, Museum in the Park
Ticket £35 including a light lunch: Available from Subscription Rooms

Join this fiction writing workshop with two popular Gloucestershire based authors who will be talking about plot, characterisation and dialogue.

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Supporting Each Other: Rights, Rites and Writes

11:00-12:00 Sunday 5th November

Lansdown Hall
Ticketless event - free

Hosted by Anna Gerrard, who runs Stroud Writers Circle, this is an opportunity for local writers to explore the many issues associated with seeking peer support and peer feedback.

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Tom Percival
Perfectly Norman

10:30-11:15 Sunday 5th November

Subscription Rooms, George Room
Tickets £5 adult, £3 child, for ages 4-6: Available from Subscription Rooms

Norman had always been perfectly normal. That was until the day he grew a pair of wings!

Prepare to create a story using just a suitcase full of props and your imagination.

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Martha Lightfoot
Magical Mini Books

11:30-15:30 Sunday 5th November

The Museum in the Park
Entry £2 a child: Drop-in session for ages 5+

Join Martha Lightfoot and make a magical mini book!

A family drop in workshop for families with children aged 5+

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Anthony Burton
Both Sides of the Desk – an insider’s view on publishing and being published

12:30-13:30 Sunday 5th November

Subscription Rooms, George Room
Tickets £6, concs £5: Available from Subscription Rooms

Drawing on his experience as senior editor and then author, Anthony will be talking about what publishers do and how they work and describing some of the major characters in the publishing world.

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John Mitchinson from Unbound
Crowdfunded Publishing

14:30-15:30 Sunday 5th November

Subscription Rooms, George Room
Tickets £6, concs £5: Available from Subscription Rooms

John Mitchinson, founder of pioneering crowdfunding publisher Unbound, gives insight into how crowdfunded publishing works.

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Andy Seed
Side-splitting anti-boredom family fun

14:00-15:00 Sunday 5th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets £5 adult, £3 child: Available from Subscription Rooms

Join Andy Seed for an hour of family fun based on his humorous non-fiction books. Find out just how much fun non-fiction can be!

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Fiona Eadie
Wise Women and Witches’ Haunting, Healing Tales

15:00 Sunday 5th November

The Museum in the Park
£5 adults £3 children: Booking necessary - call 01453 763394

Join storyteller Fiona Eadie for haunting, magical stories from around the world.
For adults and for children aged 5+.

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Philip Rush - Workshop
A Sense of Place

15:00-17:00 Sunday 5th November

The Museum in the Park
Tickets £20 per person - 12 places available: Available from Subscription Rooms

Join this group workshop led by nationally published poet Philip Rush of Yew Street Press.

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Matthew Fort
Summer in the Islands: An Italian Odyssey

16:15-17:15 Sunday 5th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets £10 concs £8 : Available from Subscription Rooms

With 30 years of experience as a food critic, travel writer and adventurer, Mathew Fort is an excellent guide through the culinary and cultural history of the Italian Islands as he spends the summer travelling leisurely – by Vespa and ferry – through all of Italy’s 52 islands.

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Stroud Book Festival
Book Quiz

17.30-19.30 Sunday 5th November

The Alehouse
£2 per participant

Join our quizmaster local author John Dougherty for a queue of questions – from quaint to quirky – in a quality quiz. Bring a team or just come along yourself!

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