- April 6, 2018 - April 9, 2018
- 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
- Wirksworth Market Place
The Wirksworth Book Festival 2018 is on its way! 6th – 9th April 2018.
The Wirksworth Book Festival brings a whole host of activities, talks, performances and much more for adults and children. As always, there will be a film for kids on the Saturday morning, at the wonderful Northern Light Cinema and a Quiz on the Sunday night, and lots of things in between.
Also featuring a huge book sale on Sunday – Wirksworth Big Book Day.
Many stalls selling new & second hand books.
Thursday 5th April
7pm – launch and evening of readings about Ursula, the second Mrs Vaughan Williams – Waltham House
Friday 6th April
10.30am Parent and toddler event at the library,
2.30 pm Literary Tour of Renishaw Hall, (tickets needed via email@example.com)
6.15pm The Real Wordsmiths, talk about the Lakeland Poets – Town Hall,
7.30pm. ‘The Wordsmiths of Gorsemere’ – Spoof comedy. Town Hall (tickets from Wirksworth Framing Company)
Saturday 7th April
9.30am ‘Matilda’ – Film at the Northern Light Cinema. (Tickets from Wirksworth Framing Company)
2.30pm. ‘Young Writers – create your own fictional world’ with a Emma Pass – event for young adults in the Chip Shop,
1.30pm Rob Stamper talks about his new book ‘Ramblings from a Derbyshire Folk Pub’, at Top Ken’s,
2 pm Clare Harvey talks about Dame Laura Knight, Wellspring Church,
4 pm ‘Derbyshire Noir’, Sarah Ward and Roz Watkins on crime fiction. The Town Hall, (tickets from Wirksworth Framing Co)
7 pm An evening with Geoff Cope, cricketer, Wirksworth Cricket Club, (pay on the door.
7.30 pm ‘Elvis McGonagall, poet and singer – Town Hall, . (Tickets from Traidlinks or Wirksworth Framing Co)
Sunday 8th April
Wirksworth Big Book Day, all day in the Memorial Hall. HUGE book sale – new & second hand, and other book related paraphenalia!
10.30am Book Walk, meet in the marketplace – FREE
2pm The Art of Book Folding, 4 Blind Lane with Pat Shenstone, FREE – Now Fully Booked (haha!)
4 pm, Tony Jones and St John Theatre Company on writing for radio, the Town Hall – Donations please.
7 pm ‘The Big Book Quiz’, teams of 6 at £1 each. (Book via firstname.lastname@example.org)