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Katrina Porteous – Edge

20 October @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
£6

Tickets £6 Northumberland-based Katrina Porteous is best-known for poems on local landscape and communities. Edge is Katrina’s third poetry book and presents new work on a different theme; a poet’s approach to astronomy and science. Her performance features space images, and compositions by computer music pioneer Peter Zinovieff.  

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Francis O’Gorman – Wilkie Collins’s The Moonstone: A New Edition

19 October @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
£6

Tickets £6 Francis O’Gorman is Saintsbury Professor of English Literature at the University of Edinburgh and the author of 24 highly praised books. His new edition of The Moonstone, one of the most celebrated of nineteenth century sensation novels, is published in September and he will analyse the novel, concentrating on its place in Collins’…

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Laurence Rose – Conservationist and Author

19 October @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
£6

Tickets £6 Laurence works on threatened species recovery for the RSPB. His writing explores conservation as culture, delving into the connections between place, nature and history. Laurence will probe these themes by discussing various species with both a conservation story to tell, and a special place in cultural life, including Tweed otters.

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Ursula Buchan – Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps, A Life of John Buchan

19 October @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
£6

Tickets £6 With access to documents, papers and photographs, many of which have never been published, Ursula Buchan brings her grandfather John Buchan to life in a major new biography of the man who created the modern thriller. Ursula Buchan is an award-winning journalist and author, who brings vividly to life this remarkable man and…

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Linda Bankier and Gilly Beckett – Crime & Creative Writing: Using the Archives for Inspiration

18 October @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
£6

Tickets £6 Crime is a perennial theme in literature but what inspires the writer? With over 30 years’ experience in Berwick’s Archives, Linda will outline the archive sources available on this theme. Gilly (a Creative Writing tutor) and her group will read excerpts from their stories which were inspired by Berwick’s Archives.  

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