Programme of Events – 2019

The following is a list of events that you have just missed at the 3rd Earls Barton Literary Festival!.  Follow the links for full details of each presenter/ event.

Keep an eye out for the next Earls Barton Literary Festival line up.

Saturday June 8th 2019

9:30am – Methodist Church – Bernie Keith and Andrew Radd opening the Festival

10.00 – 11.00 – Methodist Church – Andrew Radd and Bernie Keith in conversation

 10.30 – 12.30 – All Saints Church Hall – Writing Workshops 1 and 2

11.30 – 12.30 – School Hall – Steve Pateman – “Boss in Boots”  the story of Kinky Boots

11.30 – 12.30 – Saxon Tavern – Michael Chacksfield – Plum Lines,  more from PG Wodehouse

11.30 – 12.30 – All Saints Church – Robin Hillman – “His Fearful Symmetry”

13.30 – 14.30 – Methodist Church – Tricia Stewart – The Original Calendar Girl (October) – The story of Alternative WI Calendar.

13.30 – 14.30 – School Hall – Michael Kushner – Spies, Lies, Double Agents and the Real James Bond.  Stories from Bletchley Park. 

14:00- 16:00 – All Saints Church HallWriting Workshops 3 and 4

15.00 – 16.00 – Methodist Church – Sue Moorcroft – Author

15.00 – 16.00 – School Hall – Alaric Neville – ‘A Pint of History in your Hand – the story of Phipps Brewery. 

15:00 -16:00 -All Saints Church – Anne Usher – My journey to double Paralympic Gold.

16.30 – 17.30  – School Hall – Geoffrey Constable – Silver Sugar Scuttles, their lessons re Brexit and beyond.

19:30 – 22:00 – All Saints Church – Mark Carey – “Into the Breach”

Sunday 9th June 2019

10:00 – 11:00 – Jeyes Conservatory – Gretta Mulrooney – Murder – Keep it in the Family!

10.30 – 12.30 – Youth Club – Writing workshop 5

10.00 – 11.00 School Hall – Graham Clark – “Not Quite Good Enough” CANCELLED

10.30 – 12.30 – Saxon Tavern – Jayne Osborn – The Magic of Poetry

11:30 – 12:30 – Jeyes Conservatory – Louise Jensen & Darren O’Sullivan – Psychological Thriller authors in conversation

11.30 – 12.30  – School Hall – Steven Neil – Author in conversation with Clare DeerCancelled

11:30 – 12:30 – Saxon Tavern – Dr Charles Bennett – The Blue Field – windgathers, floods and watersheds

13:30 – 14:30 – Jeyes Conservatory – Jane Isaac – The Many Faces of Fiction

13:30 – 14:30 – School Hall – Company Stage Manager R&D – “If you can see me something has gone terribly wrong!”

13:30 – 14:30 – Saxon Tavern – Tom the Tale Teller – The Lost Art of Storytelling

14:00 – 16:00 – Youth Club – Writing workshops 7 and 8

15:00 – 16:00 – School Hall – Carry Ackroyd – ‘ An Eye for Detail, a visual response to John Clare’

15:00 – 16:00 – Saxon Tavern – James Vollmer – Poetry and Pose from River and Shore

19:30 – 22:00 – All Saints Church – James Hornsby – Oliver Twist