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Katharine Tiernan is in the News! Click here!

10th July 2019

Praise for Katharine’s Tiernan’s recent novel, Cuthbert of Farne, based on the life of the North’s favourite saint. Tiernan has a flair for psychological insight and an imagination that fills in the gaps in the historical record without ever doing violence to what is likely. She is also possessed of a vivid visual imagination, and…

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Duncan Campbell – Exposing the Criminal Underworld. Click here!

4th July 2019

There are almost 5000 criminal gangs in the UK. But the old family firms are gone – today’s underworld is multi-national, diversified and tech-savvy. Read all about it here: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/04/inside-the-21st-century-british-criminal-underworld Then hear Duncan at our Festival: 20th October @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Visitor Centre (downstairs) Duncan Campbell was the Guardian‘s crime correspondent and chairman of the…

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Katy Brand Loves Dirty Dancing. Click here!

30th June 2019

Katy Brand – I Carried a Watermelon We are delighted to announce that Katy Brand will be wowing an audience at our festival a week before her new book I Carried a Watermelon is published. Don’t worry she will have lots of copies to sign! Katy Brand – I Carried a Watermelon is a love…

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