Events

29 Nov

Write it Out

Write it Out

Friday, 29 Nov 2019 from 4:00pm

Fiction allows us the freedom to create characters whose voices are often silenced or go unheard. When authors offer us LGBT protagonists, we have a chance to hear those voices and appreciate a wealth of lived experiences.

City Library

£3

29 Nov

You’ll Never Walk

You’ll Never Walk

Andy Grant

Friday, 29 Nov 2019 from 6:00pm

Born in Liverpool, Andy Grant joined the Royal Marines aged 17. You’ll Never Walk was longlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2018.

Lit and Phil

£3

29 Nov

Paula Daly | Clear My Name

Paula Daly | Clear My Name

Friday, 29 Nov 2019 from 7:00pm

Paula Daly is the critically acclaimed author of six novels. Paula will be in conversation with Professor Jackie Collins.

City Library

£3

30 Nov

Whirlwind Story-Making

Family Day!

Whirlwind Story-Making

with Julia Stafford

Saturday, 30 Nov 2019 from 10:00am until 11:30am

We are looking for a young team to be led by Julia Stafford to create a story for the Lit & Phil! There will be a short tour of the library’s most interesting nooks and crannies to inspire budding story-makers, then a workshop to brainstorm words and pictures.

Lit and Phil

£6

30 Nov

The Northumbrians

The Northumbrians

Dan Jackson

Saturday, 30 Nov 2019 from 11:00am

Dan will be talking about his new book, a stirring account of the Northumbrians and their astonishing contribution to British and global history.

City Library

£3

30 Nov

Chris Bostock the Storyteller - Starlight

Family Day!

Chris Bostock the Storyteller - Starlight

Saturday, 30 Nov 2019 from 12:00pm until 1:30pm

For listeners between 2 & 6 and their adult friends & family.

Starlight is the charming story of little possum who collects starlight from the night sky.

£2

30 Nov

Molly & Me

Molly & Me

Colin Butcher

Saturday, 30 Nov 2019 from 2:00pm

Following careers with the Royal Navy and Surrey Police, Colin Butcher established The UK Pet Detectives in 2005.

City Library

£3

30 Nov

Chris Bostock the Storyteller shares Hearthside Tales

Family Day!

Chris Bostock the Storyteller shares Hearthside Tales

East of the Sun and West of the Moon

Saturday, 30 Nov 2019 from 3:00pm until 4:00pm

This ancient story from Norway tells of a hard working family trying to survive in the deep chill of winter. To find out more you’ll just have to come and join us on our story journey.

Lit and Phil

£2