Festival of Literature
Creative Writing Workshops- free and open
to anyone interested at having a go at creative writing. The
workshops are led by Anthony
Cropper, previous winner of the BBC Alfred
Bradley Award for Radio Drama. He has published two novels,
a collection of short stories and worked with Bristol Old
Vic on a thirty minute film," Myself in other Lives”. He
teaches creative writing at the University of Nottingham.
The first workshop takes place at Retford Library on
It is entitled “So You Think You can’t Write? Writing
Techniques for developing character, plot and poetry”. The
second workshop takes place Sunday
at the Retford labour hall 1pm.
and is entitled “Writing for Health and Wellbeing. Writing
is good for you. Fun writing exercises to help ease stress
and strain and develop a stronger sense of the present”
author of “A Travelling Cat” - the true story of the life
and times of ‘Midge’ the Siamese cat, - will talk about her
book at St. Swithun’s church on Sat at
11am and again at the Labour Hall on
Mon at 10am. This talk is
suitable for all ages.
will talk about her series of award winning, historical
novels set in Ukraine in St. Swithun’s on
Saturday 27/5/17 in the
afternoon from 2-3p.m. Her talk
last year was very moving.
well-known local historian and author of more than twenty
books including “From Here We Changed The World” will give a
talk at Retford Library on Saturday
27/5/17 from 2-3p.m.
entitled “Thomas Helwys: how one man from Askham helped to
change the world.” Adrian is Historical Advisor and Director
of the Pilgrims and Prophets.
Group will present a selection
of their work in St. Swithun’s Church on
10a.m. and on
Well-known local business woman,
Dawn Cragg will give a talk about aspects of
her life and work at Spencer’s on the Square on
Saturday 27/5/17 at 5p.m.
will be giving a talk from experiences on ‘how to become a
best seller’, at the Labour Hall, 2p.m on Sunday 28/5/17.
His latest book is available at the Hub.
author of ‘Like it or Lump it’, will be talking on ‘the
concept of dullness’ at Monday 12 noon in St. Swithuns.
is presenting an illustrative talk on his observations of
Art in the Balkans, based on personal experiences from
holidays visiting 6 countries. This enlightening talk will
be on Sunday 2pm, St Swithuns. He is a member of
Sutton Art Club.
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