Events: Sunday 10th November
Sunday 10th November
11:00-16:00 Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th November
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.
09.30 - 11.00: Sunday 10th November
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.
10.00 - 10.45: Sunday 10th November
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.
10.00 - 13.30: Sunday 10th November
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.
11.00 - 12.00: Sunday 10th November
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.
11.45 - 12.30: Sunday 10th November
Poppy and Sam have gone on holiday, so we need you to help look after Apple Tree Farm while they’re away.
12.00 - 13.00: Sunday 10th November
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?
12.30 - 13.30: Sunday 10th November
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.
13.15 - 14.15: Sunday 10th November
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.
14.00 - 15.00: Sunday 10th November
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.