Mslexia Day Hebden Bridge Little Theatre, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
The Mslexia Roadshow is supported by the National Lottery through the Arts Council for Englands National Touring Fund
Workshop £10 (includes reading and discussion sessions)
Reading and discussion only £6 (£4)
(Please note: The workshop is for women only and numbers are limited to a maximum of 20. The other events are open to all.)
Programme of events:
1.00pm to 2.00pm: CaldergrubLunch intense, stimulating snacks of local food designed especially for writers: non-greasy in deference to pens, papers and keyboards (various prices)
2.00pm to 4.00pm: Mslexia Writing Workshop: Getting Inside the Childs Mind: Writing from the Viewpoint of the Child.Workshop led by Margaret Wilkinson, author of the inspirational Blank Page column in the Mslexia magazine. Women only. Maximum 20 participants advance booking only
4.30pm to 5.30pm: Mslexia Reading: Anne Fine. Anne, the current Childrens Laureate, will talk about her work and answer questions, as well as reading from her latest book for adults, All Bones and Lies, and her latest books for children, including Up on Cloud Nine. "A fearless novelist also a constantly amusing writer" The Independent Men and women welcome.
5.30pm to 6.30pm: Mslexia Discussion: Writing for Adults and Children Is There a Difference? with Anne Fine and Mslexias Editor, Debbie Taylor. Men and women welcome.
Mass Sing-in Lees Yard, St Georges Square, Hebden Bridge 12.30pm Free
A mass sing-in by the community choirs participating in the 2002 Street Music Festival, being held in Hebden Bridge July 5 to 7. See: www.streetchoir.org.uk
Community Choirs Take Over The Town Throughout Hebden Bridge 1.45pm to 4.30pm Free
Busking by community choirs participating in the 2002 Street Music Festival, being held in Hebden Bridge July 5 to 7. See: www.streetchoir.org.uk
Afternoon Tea with The Piano Club Heptonstall Parish Church 2.30pm (until 4.30pm) £3 (£2); £1 for under 16s on the door
The perfect way to relax; tea, cakes and wonderful piano music.
Light & Heavy Canalside Gallery, Machpelah Works, Burnley Road, Hebden Bridge 8:00pm £3.00 ( £1.50) on the door
An evening of poetry, comic and serious, read by Simon Fletcher and Tony Langham, two contemporary poets with growing reputations for their incisive comments on the human condition in all its guises.
Langdale Wind Ensemble Heptonstall Parish Church 8.00pm £7 ( £5); £1 for under 16s
The prize-winning quintet from the Royal Northern College of Music who have performed throughout the UK and Europe and live on BBC Radio 3, present a lively programme of key works in the wind repertoire, including Mozart, Barber and Hindemith.