Events: Thursday 7th November

Thursday 7th November

Polly Clark

19.00 - 20.00: Thursday 7th November

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

Set across two continents, “Tiger” by prize-winning writer Polly Clark, is a spell-binding event for anyone who reveres the earth’s wildest creatures and cares about their fate.

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Emma Kay
Stinking Bishops and Spotty Pigs - Gloucestershire’s Food and Drink

14:00: Thursday 7th November

The Museum in the Park
Tickets £5: Available from The Museum in the Park - please call 01453 763394

A talk about Gloucestershire’s Food and Drink heritage, based on Emma’s new book.

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Kerry Hudson and Zeba Talkhani
My Past, My Present, The Journey Between

19.00 - 20.00: Thursday 7th November

Stroud Library
Tickets: £3. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Hear the authors of two remarkable memoirs talk with Anna Bailey about how they forged their own identities while refusing to let their negative experiences define them.

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Rob Hopkins
From What Is to What If

20.15 - 21.15: Thursday 7th November

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

What if we wasted a lot less energy and generated most of what we do use from renewables? What if we made refugees feel welcome and supported? What if we measured the economy by different metrics?

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Lemn Sissay
My Name is Why

Thursday 7th November, 8:30pm All seated tickets are now sold out. A small quantity of standing only tickets are available from SVA .

The Goods Shed
Tickets: £12. Available from SVA

We are thrilled to welcome Lemn Sissay, highly acclaimed poet, playwright, author and broadcaster, to Stroud Book Festival to discuss his extraordinary memoir, “My Name is Why”

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