Food For Thought – Poetry Trail

Include food for your mind and spirit when you go shopping in this week. The is on display around the town until 30th September. A pleasant Sunday walk perhaps, with lots more to see as the wonderful New Mills Festival draws to a close?

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Following the very entertaining, successful Spoken Word Cabaret, (thanks to the organisers, great artists and gorgeous audience) poets who have poems displayed on the Poetry Trail (including Yours Truly) will gather to read their poems from the trail as well as some additional works.

FREE event

“Look forward to scintillating readings and electrifying performances from some of the best poets in the northwest of England and beyond.”

Find out more here

Many thanks to the New Mills business community who have supported this lovely project and  exciting community event.

Live Music and a Bit of Lit at The Globe

Chesterfield Pop Up Book Fair – July 27th

Wednesday 27thJuly 2016      10am-4pm

Come for a browse and chat.

Destination Chesterfield.

Meet me and other Derbyshire writers  in Chesterfield.

I’ll be there between 1 – 4pm in the Pavements Shopping Centre.

“Looking for something to read over the summer? Why not come along to our Pop-up Book Fair and browse a selection of books written by Derbyshire writers. The authors will be selling their books and chatting about their work.  There will also be a library stall with information about activities and opportunities for readers and writers.”

Learn more about the Pop Up Library event

Authors At The Oakwood July 2nd

FREE EVENTThe Oakwood, Glossop

Saturday 2nd July, 7.30-9.30 p.m.

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Everyone enjoys a good story, don’t they?

Three local authors between them have something for everyone. Let Margaret Holbrook, Mark Henderson and Pamela Turton entertain you with stories and extracts from their range of traditional and contemporary writings.

Each of the authors will be reading from their work, for about 20 minutes each (with drinkies break) followed by a Q&A session. So get those questions ready! Mark is a natural storyteller and will read from his latest ‘Folktales of the Peak District’. Margaret has written several books of poems/stories; her latest is ‘Hobby Horses Will Dance’. Pamela has also published poetry and novels. She’ll be giving you a taster of her 4th novel, due out this August too.

Get more information about the authors:

Pamela Turton

Mark Henderson

Margaret Holbrook

Entry free  (but please buy a drink to thank the Oakwood for their hospitality!)

Also copies of  books and CDs for sale.

Oakwood address: 67 High St W, Glossop, Derbyshire SK13 8AZ

For more info. call 07958 079583

Whaley Water Weekend June 10th-12th

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Whaley Water Weekend 2016

I’m delighted to be taking part in this next weekend for the first time. This wonderful music and arts festival has been going on for 15 years.

Fellow author Margaret Holbrook and I will be found in the historic Transhipment Warehouse 1.30 -2. 30 pm, Saturday and Sunday afternoons, with other writers and bookstalls.

We’ll be reading extracts from our novels and Margaret from her poetry collections. Looking forward to meeting and having a chat with you. Also we’ll have some books on sale.

Learn more about my novels:

Margaret’s website:

Find out more about the festival

 

READINGS AT REMS MAY 25th

Spoken Word Event at REMS Cafe Bar and Restaurant, Chapel en Le Frith – 7.30 pm

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I’m looking forward to returning to this lovely venue this week. I’ll be reading an extract or two from my novels and listening to writers joining us there.

Come and share your poetry or short piece of prose, or just to listen. It’s a free event, hosted by my friend and fellow author, Margaret Holbrook.

7.30-9.30 p.m.

Address: 29 Market St, Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak SK23 0HP

Look out for future Spoken Word events: 27th July, 28th September, 30th November

The Snow Queen

Coming to Glossop in the New Year!

We’ve been  having fun and working hard  on our Dance/Drama performance. Keep a date in your diary – tickets on sale soon.

 

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https://www.facebook.com/events/1637822289805077/

Writers Forum – Knutsford Library – Tuesday 10th Nov.

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Writers Forum – Knutsford Library – Tuesday 10th November 7pm. Here is a chance to “Meet the Authors!”

Free event:
Local writers Margaret Holbrook, Mark Henderson and Pamela Turton will be visiting Knutsford Library on Tuesday 10th November. Resident in Cheshire and the Peak District the three will be reading from their work and talking about their writing and publishing experiences.

Address: Toft Rd, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 0PG

Get more information about the authors:

Pamela Turton

Mark Henderson

Margaret Holbrook

Meet Local Writers At Chesterfield Library 5th November

Free event 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come and chat at our writers stalls:

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Meet authors Pamela Turton and Margaret Holbrook at Chesterfield Library on our local writers stall. You have the opportunity to talk to them about their work and even purchase their books!

Address: New Beetwell St, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S40 1QN

Get more information about the authors:

Pamela Turton

Margaret Holbrook