Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Full Festival Listings Guide

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Full Festival Listings Guide

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Friday, October 23 Festival Launch Event with Victoria Moore, Catherine Blyth and Andrew Motion. 5-7pm, Gala Theatre Studio. Tickets: pounds 12/pounds 10 Scottish Poetry Evening with Don Paterson, Robert Crawford and Judith Taylor in association with StAnzaoetry Festival. 7.30pm, Durham Town Hall. Tickets: pounds 8/pounds 6 Saturday, October 24 Book Fete with Peter Mortimer, Victoria Moore, Catherine Blyth, Sheila Binks, Charles Fernyhough and Tony Horne. With free workshops, clothes swaps, book stalls and vintage clothes for sale. 12-5pm, Durham Students' Union. Tickets: pounds 5/pounds 3 Day of Ideas with Charles Fernyhough, Ziauddin Sardar, Ben Wilson, Julian Baggini and John Gray. From 1-9pm, Gala Theatre Studio. Tickets: pounds 4/pounds 3 Sunday, October 25 Eco Poetry event with Michael Ayton and Harriet Tarlo. 11am, Durham University Botanic Garden. Tickets: pounds 3/pounds 2 Harriet Tarlo eco-poetry workshops . 1pm and 3pm, Botanic Garden. Tickets: pounds 10/pounds 8 Launch of Alec Finlay book and Home to a King art project. 12 noon, Botanic Garden. Free but garden admission is pounds 4/pounds 3/pounds 1.50 Esther Woolfson: Living With Birds. 2pm, Gala Theatre Studio. Tickets: pounds 4/pounds 3 Gillian Darley and Madeleine Bunting: Imagined Landscapes. 4pm, Gala Theatre Studio. Tickets: pounds 4/pounds 3 Lynn Barber and Nick Hornby in Conversation. 5pm, Gala Theatre. Tickets: pounds 8/pounds 6 Nick Hornby and David Nicholls: On Relationships. 7.30pm, Gala Theatre. Tickets: pounds 8/pounds 6 Monday, October 26 Leo Fizmaurice: Post Match - Launch of new Locus+ project.

6-8pm, Tithe Barn, Hallgarth Street, Durham. Free.

David Nicholls: Starter for Ten. 6pm, Clayport Library, Millennium Square, Durham. Tickets pounds 4/pounds 3 (Durham University students, free).

Screening of Starter for Ten: 9pm, Gala Cinema. Tickets: pounds 6/pounds 5.25 Tuesday, October 27 Kate Fox: Writing Poetry That's Newsworthy workshop. 2-5pm, Clayport Library. Tickets: pounds 12/pounds 8 Jeremy Page - Breakthrough Talent. 6pm, Waterstone's, Durham. Free. Writing on the Wall: Prison Writing Event. 6pm, Gala Theatre Studio. Free.

Marina Lewycka and Amanda Craig in association with Mslexia. 7.30pm, Gala Theatre. Tickets: pounds 8/pounds 6 Wednesday, October 28 Story Party with a Halloween Theme. 11am-12pm, Clayport Library. Tickets: pounds 2 per child.

David Erdal: Local Heroes. 6pm, Marriott, Royal County Hotel. In association with North East Chamber of Commerce. Tickets: pounds 4/pounds 3 Jack Dee. 7.30pm, Gala Theatre. Sold out.

Thursday, October 29 Vampire Writing Club for teenagers with Carina Rodney (three-day writing course). 10am-4pm, Oriental Museum, Durham. Tickets: pounds 30/pounds 20 Isobel Dixon: Beginning to Write Poetry workshop. …

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