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  1. Add Durham Book Festival: Amanda Owen: Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Amanda Owen: Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess

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    Durham City

    Amanda Owen left behind her life in the city to become a traditional shepherdess on a remote hill farm, high in the Yorkshire Dales. Recently featured in hit TV series Our Yorkshire Farm, Amanda returns with her newest book, Adventures of the…

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    6 Oct 2019Open 16:30 - 17:30
  2. Add Durham Book Festival: Debi Gliori: The Bookworm to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Debi Gliori: The Bookworm

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    Durham

    The Bookworm is a funny, lighthearted story from
    much-loved children's author and illustrator Debi
    Gliori, winner of the Red House Children's Book
    Award and author of modern classics including No
    Matter What and The Trouble with Dragons.
    Max really…

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    From:
    8 Oct 2019Open 13:45 - 14:45
  3. Add Durham Book Festival: Bart van Es: The Cut Out Girl to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Bart van Es: The Cut Out Girl

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    Durham City

    The Cut Out Girl was the winner of the 2018 Costa Book of the Year and is the powerful story of a young girl's struggle to survive Nazi persecution and a man's attempt to unveil his family's secrets. The last time Lien saw her parents was in the…

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    13 Oct 2019Open 15:00 - 16:00
  4. Add Durham Book Festival: Will Kaufman: Woody Guthrie and Old Man Trump to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Will Kaufman: Woody Guthrie and Old Man Trump

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    Back Silver Street, Durham City

    Will Kaufman returns to Durham to present his third
    in a series of fascinating documentaries. His latest
    work tells the story of Woody Guthrie's battles against
    his racist Brooklyn landlord, Fred C. Trump who just
    so happens to be the father of the…

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    From:
    13 Oct 2019Open 15:00 - 16:00
  5. Add Durham Book Festival: Andrew Michael Hurley and Kafa Al-Zoubi: Alta'ir Exchange to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Andrew Michael Hurley and Kafa Al-Zoubi: Alta'ir Exchange

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    Durham City

    The Alta'ir cross-cultural exchange between Durham and Amman was established in 2018, to help raise the profile of British writing in Jordan and of Arab writing and culture in the UK. In September Andrew Michael Hurley will undertake a two-week…

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    12 Oct 2019Open 13:00 - 14:00
  6. Add Durham Book Festival: Breathtaking Books to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Breathtaking Books

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    Durham City

    Join the Life of Breath researchers as they delve
    into a wide range of project topics, from the social
    and political history of tobacco, to the imagery of
    breath invoked by Chaucer, Shakespeare, and the
    Black Mountain poets. Come and see a display…

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    From:
    6 Oct 2019Open 15:00 - 16:00
  7. Add Durham Book Festival: Mark Haddon: The Porpoise to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Mark Haddon: The Porpoise

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    Durham City

    Mark Haddon is one of our best-loved authors whose worldwide hit The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time won multiple awards and is now an acclaimed stage play. Mark's latest novel, The Porpoise, is inspired by Shakespeare's Pericles. When…

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    9 Oct 2019Open 19:00 - 20:00
  8. Add Durham Book Festival: Kirsty Wark: The House by the Loch to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Kirsty Wark: The House by the Loch

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    Durham City

    Join leading broadcaster Kirsty Wark as she discusses her latest novel, The House by the Loch. Set in 1950s Scotland, against the backdrop of the remote Loch Doon, the novel is inspired in part by the author's childhood memories and her late father.…

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    From:
    12 Oct 2019Open 14:00 - 15:00
  9. Add Durham Book Festival: Tom McLeish:  The Poetry and Music of Science to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Tom McLeish: The Poetry and Music of Science

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    Durham City

    In The Poetry and Music of Science, Tom McLeish challenges the widely held assumption that science is less creative than art. Drawing on conversations with artists and scientists, he explores the stories they tell about their creative projects,…

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    From:
    5 Oct 2019Open 16:30 - 17:30
  10. Add Durham Book Festival: Dan Jackson:  The Northumbrians to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Dan Jackson: The Northumbrians

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    Durham City

    The Northumbrians have been overlooked by British and global history, but they've made astonishing contributions to both. Dan Jackson sets out to recover this lost history, exploring the deep roots of Northumbrian culture. From the Venerable Bede…

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    13 Oct 2019Open 12:00 - 13:00
  11. Add Durham Book Festival: Spectacular Drag Storytime to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Spectacular Drag Storytime

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    Durham City

    Welcome to drag storytime, where every story is fabulous! Forget traditional tales and enter a place where storybook adventures break the norms and imagination is unlimited. Join Ben and their Grandma Gladys for a storytime like no other… Age…

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    6 Oct 2019Open 10:30 - 12:00
  12. Add Durham Book Festival: Derek Wall: Hugo Blanco – A Revolutionary for Life to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Derek Wall: Hugo Blanco – A Revolutionary for Life

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    Saddlers Yard, Durham

    Derek Wall returns with his latest book, which tells
    the story of one of Latin America's most important
    revolutionary leaders.
    Hugo Blanco's life charts the whole history of the Latin
    American left. Today Blanco is one of the world's most
    prominent…

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    From:
    12 Oct 2019Open 14:00 - 15:00
  13. Add Durham Book Festival: How to Make an Atrocity with Professor Alec Ryrie to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: How to Make an Atrocity with Professor Alec Ryrie

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    Durham City

    Join Professor Alec Ryrie in looking at some of the
    books that cemented atrocity-narratives into our
    history, including tales of religious persecutions in
    Tudor England and imagined atrocities like the
    Gunpowder Plot.
    Durham's exceptional…

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    13 Oct 2019Open 15:00 - 16:00
  14. Add Durham Book Festival: Courting Controversy: Hensley Henson, Bishop of Durham to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Courting Controversy: Hensley Henson, Bishop of Durham

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    Durham City

    Herbert Hensley Henson, Dean 1912-18 and Bishop
    1920-39, has long been regarded as a controversial
    public figure – a self-described 'heretick', a campaigner
    against women's suffrage and ordination, a bishop
    at times at odds with his own diocese.…

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    From:
    8 Oct 2019Open 14:00 - 15:00
  15. Add Durham Book Festival: Douglas Davies, Hilary Grainger and James Wallman: Minimalist Mortality to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: Douglas Davies, Hilary Grainger and James Wallman: Minimalist Mortality

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    Durham City

    Döstädning, or death cleaning, is the Swedish practice of setting our affairs in order in our later years. In this event we'll explain death-cleaning and life-clearing. Professor Douglas Davies FBA is the Director of Durham University's Centre for…

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    From:
    12 Oct 2019Open 10:30 - 11:30
  16. Add Durham Book Festival 2019 to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival 2019

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    Durham

     A host of household names take over the city with book-based discussions and interactive events.  This annual celebration of all things books takes place 5 - 13 October 2019

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    From:
    5 Oct 2019to13 Oct 2019

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    Be transported from Depression-era Alabama to the upper-echelons of Manhattan society for a dazzling evening celebrating Truman Capote. Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott introduces Swan Song, her fictionalised reimagining of the later life of Truman…

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    11 Oct 2019Open 19:00 - 22:00
  18. Add Durham Book Festival: A Taste of Honey (1961) to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: A Taste of Honey (1961)

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    Durham City

    Join us for a screening of Shelagh Delaney's seminal kitchen sink drama, A Taste of Honey. Focusing on the life of Salford teenager Jo, who is played by Rita Tushingham in a BAFTA-winning performance, the film created waves on its 1961 release for…

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    12 Oct 2019Open 19:00 - 21:00
  19. Add Durham Book Festival: The Infinite Cold to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: The Infinite Cold

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    Durham City

    Relax in the Gala Studio and enjoy a family-friendly
    immersive theatre experience. Specially commissioned
    by Durham Book Festival, and created by Anna
    Clarkson and Jennifer Hardy, The Infinite Cold takes
    you on a journey of imagination through the…

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    From:
    5 Oct 2019Various Opening Times
  20. Add Durham Book Festival: When I Had a Little Sister to your Itinerary

    Durham Book Festival: When I Had a Little Sister

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    Durham City

    Join Catherine Simpson as she discusses her memoir When I Had a Little Sister. A searingly honest, heart- breaking and at times funny account of growing up in a farming family in which love was never lacking but there was a silence at its heart.…

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    From:
    5 Oct 2019Open 13:30 - 14:30