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May 2019
Free

Scarthin Book Club Number 23

May 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We will be discussing J.D. Salinger’s ‘Catcher in the Rye’ for our next book club! This is available to purchase at scarthin Books with a £1 discount. Tea and cake will be available to buy on the night. Happy Reading!

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April 2019

Book Signing with Roz Watkins

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Local Author, Roz Watkins will be returning to discuss her second crime fiction novel ‘Dead Man’s Daughter’, recently reviewed by our very own Les in April’s Artsbeat. This will be followed by a signing and is a free event, open to all. Find out more about Roz’s work here: https://www.rozwatkins.co.uk/ ___________________________

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Scarthin Book Club Number 22

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We will be dicussing Susan Sontag’s ‘The Volcano Lover’. Copies can be purchased from Scarthin Books (£2 off RRP) Hot drinks and cake can be purchased on the night. Feel free to bring your own alcohol. Let us know if you can make it via Facebook, Twitter or contact Ruben or Ella at the Bookshop. Happy Reading! _______________________________

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May 2019
£6

Poetry Reading with Jo Bell and Ailsa Holland

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Scarthin Books, Cromford,
The Promenade, Cromford, Derbyshire DE4 3QF
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As part of the Feminist Book Fortnight, we are excited to announce a poetry reading with Jo Bell and Ailsa Holland aswell as readings from attendees at Jo’s womens’ workshop with us in April. This is a ticketed event at £6 including a drink on arrival. To reserve a place please contact Scarthin Books on 01629 823272 or drop by the shop to book.

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April 2019

Poetry Portraits with Jo Bell

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Acclaimed poet Jo Bell returns for another session of Poetry Portraits. This will be in our Art room from 11am onwards where Jo will be writing tailor made poems for you! Come and have a chat about what you’d like her to write about and go away with a poem no one else has. The date of this has been changed from May 5th to April 28th.  

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£20.00

Poetry Writing Workshop with Jo Bell – Women Only

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

FULL BOOKED! *** Women only workshop *** As Feminist Book Fortnight approaches, Jo Bell offers a women-only poetry writing workshop. This session will generate new work from poets at all levels, and if you want to read the results at our evening event on May 4th you will be welcome to do so. We will use classic texts by and about women from Mary Wollstonecraft to Caitlin Moran. Channel your wit, wisdom rage and hope for the future into new…

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£20.00

Poetry Writing Workshop with Jo Bell

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Only a few spaces left! Book now to avoid disappointment. Scarthin Books welcomes Jo Bell for two poetry-writing workshops. Each session will last three hours and include tea or coffee. If you’ve read How to Be a Poet, her book with Jane Commane, you’ll have a flavour of Jo’s teaching style – entertaining, intensive and aimed at getting the best new poetry out of every participant. Jo is running two sessions for us: one for all comers, one for women…

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Free

Poetry Portraits with Jo Bell

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Acclaimed poet Jo Bell will be in our Art room from 11am onwards writing tailor made poems for you! Come and have a chat about what you’d like her to write about and go away with a poem no one else has. This is a free, open event to all. Jo’s books include ‘Kith’, ‘How to be a poet’ and ’52. Write a poem a week’. She’s actively involved in The Poetry Takeaway, writing tailor made poems at Festivals and…

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Free

Reading and Signing with Richard Lumsden

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We are very excited to announce that Richard Lumsden will be giving a reading of his debut novel ‘The Six Loves of Billy Binns’ at Scarthin Books. This will be followed by a Q&A and signing and is a free event. No booking required. ‘This uplifting and powerful debut is beautifully written, full of emotion and will tug at your heartstrings. A book about love, self-forgiveness and redemption, this is a must-read and will appeal to fans of The Unlikely…

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February 2019

Scarthin Book Club Number 21

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

For our next Book Club, we’ll be discussing ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?’ by Philip K. Dick. The book is available to purchase from the shop with a £1 discount. Tea and cake will be available on the night as usual. Please bring your own alcohol. We’ll be taking a two month break after this and will announce the next read on the evening of this Book Club meet. Happy Reading!

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