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Plenary: Professor Ivan Callus (University of Malta) 'Surviving Criticism'.
Venue
Lancaster University
A three-day celebration of the written and spoken word. All events are now listed below with the prefix L_W. Headlining the festival will be PJ Harvey who will be in conversation with Poet Paul Muldoon. For more information please see the events below or our web page.
An exhibition from a range of North West artists exploring the notion of creative translation; particularly the relationship between literature and the visual arts. As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration. Opening night is Thurs 6th July 7-8pm. Tickets must be booked via email.
Venue
Peter Scott Gallery
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Dr Michael Greaney is giving a free talk on sleep in Jane Austen. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link).
Event Time
13:00-14:00
Venue
The Storey Institute
Speaker
Dr Michael Greaney
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Danielle Jawando, Pete Kalu and Tariq Mehmood will discuss how to invent characters and plots that are truly diverse. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link).
Event Time
18:00-19:00
Venue
Waterstones
Speaker
Danielle Jawando, Pete Kalu and Tariq Mehmood
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Dr Mark Knight leads a discussion on religion and literature. The event will feature speakers: Jenn Ashworth, Karl Moller and Andrew Tate. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
18:00-19:00
Venue
Lancaster Priory Church
Speaker
Mark Knight, Jenn Ashworth, Karl Moller and Andrew Tate
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration PJ Harvey and Paul Muldoon will be in conversation. The two will read from their poetry and explore its relationship to song lyrics. Tickets to be ordered via Lancaster Arts (click into event for link)
Event Time
20:00-21:00
Venue
Nuffield Theatre
Speaker
PJ Harvey and Paul Muldoon
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Dr Catherine Spooner gives a free talk on the white dress in gothic literature and film. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link).
Event Time
13:00-14:00
Venue
The Storey Institute
Speaker
Catherine Spooner
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Winners of the Short Film Competition will be screened. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
18:00-19:00
Venue
The Storey Institute
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, Ian Martin, talks about his career writing for series such as Veep and The Thick of It. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
19:00-20:00
Venue
The Storey Institute
Speaker
Ian Martin
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration up and coming writers from Lancaster University's Creative Writing programme will be performing their work. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
20:30-21:30
Venue
The Storey Institute
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a lively night of spoken word poetry and prose featuring writers and poets from around the globe. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
21:30-22:30
Venue
The Storey Institute
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration we are running a creative writing and book-making workshop for 7-10 year olds (and their adult) with Sarah Hymas. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
11:00-12:00
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
Speaker
Sarah Hymas
Stories of resilience and transformation created collaboratively with disadvantaged young people in Lancashire, as part of the Lancaster_Words celebration. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
12:00-13:00
Venue
Lancaster Library
Speaker
Melvin Burgess
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration British Fantasy Award and Crawford Award winner, Zen Cho will be reading from her historical fantasy novel, Sorcerer to the Crown. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
12:00-13:00
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
Speaker
Zen Cho
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a group of authors will discuss the (ab)use they inflect upon language, share their experience of living surrounded by different languages and how this has affected their creative process. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
13:00-14:00
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
Speaker
Zen Cho, Oscar Delgado, Ines Gregori Labarta, and Qen Mai
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a panel with three local comic book creators discussing the medium. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
14:00-15:00
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration journalist Coco Khan reads her work and discusses the anthology, The Good Immigrant. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
15:00-16:00
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
Speaker
Coco Khan
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a performance and reading from the famous Arthurian romance in both the original Middle English and contemporary English – and all in the atmospheric tower of Lancaster Castle. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
18:00-19:00
Venue
Lancaster Castle
Speaker
Dr Clare Egan and Dr Liz Oakley-Brown.
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration three Lancaster-based writers – Jenn Ashworth, Jo Baker and Jo Baker – will be talking about their work within the context of the North West. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
19:00-20:00
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
Speaker
Jenn Ashworth, Jo Baker and Jo Baker
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration there will be a Special Edition of the journal CAKE. The launch night will feature 2-3 engaging readings and wine and soft drinks. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
20:00-20:30
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration will conclude with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Paul Muldoon, in conversation with fellow poet, Eoghan Walls. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
20:30-21:30
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
Speaker
Paul Muldoon and Eoghan Walls
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