Events: Sunday 10th November

Events
Sunday 10th November

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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Annie Deadman
Blast!

09.30 - 11.00: Sunday 10th November

Subscription Rooms, Ballroom
Tickets: £10. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

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.

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Liz Fost
Little Fish

10.00 - 10.45: Sunday 10th November

Subscription Rooms, George Room
Tickets: £4. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Inspired by “Hooray for Fish!”, the classic book by Maisy creator Lucy Cousins, meet new character Little Fish in this delightful session led by professional storyteller Liz Fost.

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Katri Skala
Fiction Writing Workshop

10.00 - 13.30: Sunday 10th November

The Museum in the Park
Tickets: £30. Includes refreshments. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Hatching a novel? Toying with some short story ideas? Feeling the urge to write some fiction but not sure where or how to begin? Then this workshop is for you.

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John Dougherty
Mark and Shark: Detectiving & Stuff

11.00 - 12.00: Sunday 10th November

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

Mark and Shark are best friends. They’re also a boy and a, um, shark! Stroud’s own John Dougherty makes a welcome return to Stroud Book Festival for readings, hilarity and even a song or two.

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Poppy and Sam
Poppy and Sam's Farmyard Tales Adventure

11.45 - 12.30: Sunday 10th November

Subscription Rooms, George Room
Tickets: £4. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Poppy and Sam have gone on holiday, so we need you to help look after Apple Tree Farm while they’re away.

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Nathan Filer & James O' Neill
Mind Matters

12.00 - 13.00: Sunday 10th November

Subscription Rooms, Ballroom
Tickets: £10. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

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?

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Made in Stroud
Melanie Golding; Rosie Price; Mandy Robotham

12.30 - 13.30: Sunday 10th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets: £10. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

When it comes to its wealth of writing talent, Stroud definitely punches well above its size! Come and hear from three writers with strong local connections whose debut novels have recently been published to wide acclaim.

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Neal Layton
A Planet Full of Plastic: And How You Can Help

13.15 - 14.15: Sunday 10th November

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

Award-winning author-illustrator Neal Layton will be with us to explain where plastic comes from, why it doesn’t biodegrade, and why that’s dangerous for animals and humans alike. He’s also FULL of ideas for how YOU can help.

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Muses & Furies: Poetry readings
Jessica Mookherjee; Jacqueline Saphra; Julia Webb

14.00 - 15.00: Sunday 10th November

The Goods Shed
Tickets: £10. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms and SVA

In association with Nine Arches Press, we are pleased to present three leading voices in contemporary poetry in a powerful set of readings exploring overlapping themes of myth, magic, fable and feminism.

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