Festival at a Glance 2013
THURSDAY 11TH APRIL
- 9.30am Alan J W Bell - Last of the Summer Wine: From the Director's Chair
- 10.00am Rick Vanes - Fiction Writing Workshop (sessions from 10am)
- 12noon Literary Lunch at the Crescent Hotel with David Hewson
- 12.30pm The Vincent Billington Memorial Concert: So Deep in the Night
- 3.00pm Emotional Landscapes with Lesley Pearse and Dorothy Koomson
- 5.30pm David Lodge
- 8.00pm Fact and Fiction Crime Pathology Event with Mark Billingham and Stuart Hamilton
FRIDAY 12TH APRIL
- 10.00am Peggy Riley 'Where Do Ideas Come From?' Workshop
- 10.00am Gina Campbell - Daughter of Bluebird
- 10.00am Rick Vanes - Scriptwriting Workshop (sessions from 10am)
- 12.30pm Helen Womack - The Ice Walk
- 2.00pm Imogen Taylor & Morgan McCarthy 'How To Get Published?' Workshop
- 3.00pm Steve Mosby
- 3.00pm William Sitwell on Seven Sitwells
- 5.30pm Steve Benbow - The Urban Bee Keeper
- 8.00pm William Sitwell - Ten Dishes that Changed the World
SATURDAY 13TH APRIL
- 10.00am The Secret Listeners: How the 'Y' Service Intercepted German Codes for Bletchley Park by Sinclair McKay
- 12noon Literary Lunch at the Crescent Hotel with Hazel Cushion
- 12.30pm The Wimpy Kid Show
- 3.00pm Joanne Harris
- 5.00pm British Crime Film Panel - Barry Forshaw, Mike Hodges and Peter Guttridge
- 7.00pm Ian Buxton - Whisky Event
- 8.00pm Delightful Terror: A Guide to Gothic Fiction by Dr Kevin Corstorphine
SUNDAY 14TH APRIL
- 10.00am Penny Junor - Prince William: Born to be King
- 10.30am Seven Deadly Sins Book Group with Anne Zouroudi
- 12.30pm John Gordon Sinclair
- 3.00pm Lucy Worsley If Walls Could Talk:An Intimate History of the Home
- 5.00pm Festival Finale - Medieval Murderers with Susanna Gregory, Karen Maitland and Michael Jecks
Children & Young People’s Events
We welcome you and your family to share the magic of stories with some of the best storytellers from around the UK. Be transported to places and times you've only ever dreamed of - with myths and tales from across the globe and legends and yarns from the realms of history and closer to home. Join us for an exciting story-filled day, packed with events suitable for children of all ages.
SATURDAY 13TH APRIL, 10.00AMHave fun with professional musician and creator of Scarborough’s Fun Music Kathy Seabrook.....
SATURDAY 13TH APRIL, 11.00AMA taste of Shakespeare’s England, as Haydon the Tudor player retells a few of the Bard’s great stories.....
SATURDAY 13TH APRIL, 12.30PMJoin Mara Menzies on a rollercoaster ride of stories and songs as we go in search of the world's most incredible animal!.....
SATURDAY 13TH APRIL, 12.30PMA must for all Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans and great family entertainment. Host Alastair Watson brings the books to life.....
SATURDAY 13TH APRIL, 1.45PMKathy Seabrook invites you to put music, sounds and words together to craft a story that will take over the Children’s Library.....
SATURDAY 13TH APRIL, 3.00PMThey're waiting in the shadows and the corners, under the hills, below the waves and even in the cracks.....
SATURDAY 13TH APRIL, 10.30AMYoung people will work with artist Andy Burns to take photographs of themselves and manipulate the images to morph them into their favourite.....
SATURDAY 13TH APRIL, 11.00AMCome along and he will help you turn your favourite stories in to moving cartoons that come alive at your fingertips.....
SATURDAY 13TH APRIL, 7.00PMCalling all young rappers, poets and lyricists: this event is your chance to show your words. Step up to the mic and share your lyrics.....
THURSDAY 11TH APRIL, 10.00AMRick Vanes is a freelance script writer and author and has amassed many hundreds of TV credits on a wide variety of shows.....