Friday 22nd May
Authors at Parkview Primary School
An Evening with Sophie: Kava Coffee Bar
Friday night so we highly recommend booking a table beforehand.
Saturday 23rd May 2020 9am – 9.45am
Breakfast and News from this day in 1945
As part of our VE Day commemorations, join our history panellists for a croissant and hot drink while they discuss the news from around the UK featuring newspapers printed on 23rd May 1945!
There will be a charge for this event, general tickets will go on sale in March 2020 at £6 per ticket, fee includes a croissant and hot drink.
Saturday 23rd May 2020 10am-10.55am
Crime panel chaired by Derbyshire author, Sarah Ward.
Sarah will interview fellow crime/thriller writers and discuss their works including how they go about enabling their protagonists and readers to trace the evidence.
Dawn Brookes, author of the hugely popular Hurry up Nurse series of books entertains with anecdotes from her training days.
An enterataining talk highlighting the humerous, the serious and the poignant times experienced during training in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Dawn has written a trilogy of memoirs that are extremely popular and have hit bestseller charts on Amazon.
Join Dawn as she shares the fun and laughter of those days gone by.
Join Claire Lyons, military historian and eco warrior as she discusses how the ‘Make and Mend’ era of WWII can help us to adapt to sustainable living and help save the planet.
Historical novelist, Clare Harvey discusses the inspiration behind her war-time novels, paying particular attention to the role of ack-ack girls, Secret Operations Executive (SOE) agents, factory girls and war artists – whilst also also acknowledging the broader picture of women’s work in wartime.
Join historical non-fiction author, Anthony Poulton-Smith as he speaks about Crime on the Canals, the topic of his most recent book.