Events: Sunday 11th November

Events
Sunday 11th November

Kes Gray
Oi Duck-Billed Platypus!

10.00 - 11.00 : Sunday 11th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets £5: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Come and meet award-winning children’s author Kes Gray in an interactive event full of storytelling fun, hilarious mishaps and animals with names that are impossible to rhyme!

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John Dougherty
There's A Pig Up My Nose!

12.30 - 13.30 : Sunday 11th November

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

Join Stroud’s own award-winning John Dougherty for an hour of total silliness, as he explores what to do if you get a large farmyard animal wedged up your hooter. You’re absolutely guaranteed to snort with laughter!

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Jan Carey
Author, Composer, Soldier-of-a-sort: The Life and Work of Ivor Gurney

12.30 - 13.30 : Sunday 11th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets £8: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

We celebrate the work of Gloucestershire poet and composer Ivor Gurney on this, the centenary of the Armistice and the end of the First World War.

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Anna Wilson
Make a Miniature Garden

11.30 - 12.30 : Sunday 11th November

The Old Town Hall
Tickets £5: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Meet author Anna Wilson for this fantastic hands-on craft event in which she will be introducing her new nature guide, and explaining how to make your own miniature garden to take home.

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Steffi Stern
Needle-felting workshop for children with author Steffi Stern

11.30 – 15.30 : Sunday 11th November

The Museum in the Park
Tickets £2: Drop-in event at The Museum in the Park

Come along to the Museum and help celebrate the launch of Steffi Stern’s fabulous new book, ‘Making Simple Needle Felts’, a back-to-basics guide to making needle-felted objects.

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Jane Bailey & Kate Riordan
Hatching a Work of Fiction, Writing Workshop

13.30 - 15.30 : Sunday 11th November

The Old Town Hall
Tickets £30 (16 places only. Includes tea and cake)

Whether you’ve already embarked on a work of fiction, or simply want to build your confidence in getting started, give your writing a boost with this essential writing workshop led by two popular Gloucestershire novelists.

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Christie Watson and Sam Guglani
The Caring Kind

14:00 - 15:00 : Sunday 11th November

Subscription Rooms, Ballroom
£8 | £5 NHS & Care profession: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

What does it mean to devote your life to the care of your fellow human beings? In the 70th year of the NHS we discuss this question with two experts from the caring professions who are also gifted writers.

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Helen Jukes
A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings

14:30 - 15:30 : Sunday 11th November

Subscription Rooms, George Room
Tickets £8: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

What can bees teach us about what it means to be human in the modern world? Author Helen Jukes reflects on what she learned both about bees and herself during a year of beekeeping.

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Frann Preston-Gannon
I-Am-The-Seed-That-Grew-The-Tree: A Nature Poem for Every Day of the Year

15:30 - 16:30 : Sunday 11th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets £5, Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Published in association with the National Trust, “I-Am-The-Seed-That-Grew-The-Tree” is a glorious new gift anthology of nature poems for children. Come and meet its brilliant illustrator, Frann Preston-Gannon in a wonderfully creative event inspired by nature.

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Prue Leith
My All-Time Favourite Recipes

16:00 - 17:00 : Sunday 11th November

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

We are thrilled to welcome Prue to Stroud Book Festival for this mouth-watering event in which she looks back on her life in food, and discusses how the way we eat and what we eat has changed in that time.

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