The Festival at a glance

23rd November

City Library

11am ~ Free
Helen Bridgett and Vicky Arthurs
50 Not Out!

2pm ~ £3
Mary and Bryan Talbot
Rain

4pm ~ £3
Richard Shepherd
Unnatural Causes

7pm ~ £3
Bob Smeaton
From Benwell Boy to 46th Beatle and Beyond

Lit & Phil

7pm ~ £8/5 (under 18s)
Fell-Foss Theatre presents
Crusoe’s Island

24th November

Lit & Phil

2pm ~ £8/5 (under 18s)
Fell-Foss Theatre presents
Crusoe’s Island

25th November

City Library

11am ~ Free
Joyce Quin and Moira Kilkenny
Angels of the North

2pm ~ Free
Mike Pratt with Emily Willis and Robin Moss

4pm ~ Free
Mike Waller and Elaine Cusack
The Princess and the Piano

7pm ~ £3
Kirsty Ferry

Lit & Phil

1pm ~ Free
Dr Deborah Smith
James Losh Diaries

6pm ~ £3
John Blewitt
John Ruskin and William Morris

7.30pm ~ Free
IRON Press
This Cullercoats

26th November

City Library

11am ~ £3
Catherine Belsey
Tales of the Troubled Dead

Lit & Phil

12.30pm ~ Free
Keith Jewitt
Novels of University Life

City Library

2pm ~ £3
Helen Steadman
Sunwise

4pm ~ Free
Maya George
Look at Me Now!

7pm ~ £3
Jeremy Dronfield - CANCELLED
The Boy who Followed his Father into Auschwitz

Lit & Phil

6pm ~ £3
Sue Prideaux
I am Dynamite! A Life of Nietzsche

27th November

City Library

2pm ~ £3
John Grundy

4pm ~ £3
Ra Page
Resist

Lit & Phil

6pm ~ £3
Tim Clayton
Blackening Buonaparte

City Library

7pm ~ £3
Crime Panel

Lit & Phil

7.30pm ~ £3
D.J Taylor
Lost Girls: Love, War and Literature

28th November

City Library

11am ~ Free
Patricia Riley
Serpent Child

2pm ~ Free
Yvonne Young
Cobbled Streets & Penny Sweets

4pm ~ £3
Steve Jones
Here Comes the Sun

Lit & Phil

6pm ~ £3
Helen Berry
Orphans of Empire

City Library

7pm ~ £3
David Hepworth
A Fabulous Creation

Lit & Phil

7.30pm ~ Free
Red Squirrel Press
Poetry Launch

29th November

City Library

11am ~ £3
Henrietta Heald
Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machines

4pm ~ £3
LGBT Panel
Write it Out

Lit & Phil

6pm ~ £3
Andy Grant
You’ll Never Walk

City Library

7pm ~ £3
Paula Daly - CANCELLED
Clear My Name

30th November

Lit & Phil

10am ~ £6
Family Day
Whirlwind Story Making

12.30pm ~ £2
Family Day
Colin Bostock
Starlight

3pm ~ £2
Family Day
Colin Bostock Hearthside Tales
East of the Sun and West of the Moon

City Library

11am ~ £3
Dan Jackson
The Northumbrians

2pm ~ £3
Colin Butcher - CANCELLED
Molly & Me

4pm ~ £3
Tessa McWatt - CANCELLED
Shame on Me

7pm ~ £3
Paul Ferris
The Boy on the Shed