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September 2018

Fairy tales for Grown-ups with Jen Campbell

September 8 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hear about the fairy tales that inspired Jen Campbell’s collection of short stories “The Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night”.
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Pickering Library

The Ropery
Pickering, YO18 8DY United Kingdom
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The Story Orchestra: Four Seasons in One Day

September 21 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The musicians of Eboracum Baroque will be joined by the author and illustrator, Jess Courtney Tickle for a performance and two in interactive workshops including live music and art and craft activities
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The Milton Rooms

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LX United Kingdom
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From £10 - £300

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Schools event – Cressida Cowell

September 21 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Meet renowned, award-winning author and the illustrator of the best-selling How to Train Your Dragon book series and find out about her latest high-adventure series The Wizard of Once.
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The Milton Rooms

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LX United Kingdom
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Movie Night with Cressida Cowell

September 21 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Meet award-winning creator of the best-selling How to Train Your Dragon series at this special movie night.
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The Milton Rooms

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LX United Kingdom
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A Musical Memoir with Alan Johnson

September 21 | 7:45 pm - 9:30 pm

Find out about Alan Johnson’s brand-new book, In My Life, A Music Memoir, and see another dimension to the story of this engaging politician.
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The Milton Rooms

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LX United Kingdom
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From £15 - £25

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A Romantic Read with Jane Lovering

September 22 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Jane Lovering discusses the most recent book in her Yorkshire Romance Series The Little Teashop of Horrors.
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The Milton Rooms

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LX United Kingdom
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From £7 - £10

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Tell us a Dragon – Display of competition entries

September 22 | 10:00 am - 6:30 pm

An exhibition of entries to the kid’s dragon themed writing and drawing competition.
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Wesley Centre

Saville Street
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LL United Kingdom
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The Reluctant Dragon

September 22 | 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

Enjoy this children’s classic before joining in a craft activity inspired by the story.
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Wesley Centre

Saville Street
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LL United Kingdom
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Zog – Story and biscuit decorating

September 22 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Enjoy listening to this funny story from the creators of The Gruffalo and then decorate your own Zog biscuit to gobble-up or take-away.
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Kingfisher Café

9 Saville Street
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LL United Kingdom
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Dragon Dot-to-Dot

September 22 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come and meet local writer Jean Illingworth and her illustrator son Jamie and hear about the adventures of Danny Dragon and his little friend Susie.
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Rickshaw

16 The Shambles
Malton, YO17 7LZ United Kingdom
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Sir Scaly Pants the Dragon Knight – Story and ceramics

September 22 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Listen to the story and paint a ceramic dragon inspired by the book.
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Peagreen Pottery

3 Market Street
Malton, YO17 7LY United Kingdom
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From £7.5

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A Pastoral Trilogy with Tim Pears

September 22 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

For fans of historical fiction, local history buffs or anyone who appreciates a beautifully told tale.
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The Milton Rooms

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LX United Kingdom
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From £7 - £10

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Wizard School with Elys Dolan

September 22 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A special Wizard Training Academy where you can make your own potions, create your own trusty sidekick and design your own spells.
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Wesley Centre

Saville Street
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LL United Kingdom
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From Free - £5

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Dragon Drawing with Emily Gravett

September 22 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Draw your own dragon in this illustration workshop with an award winning illustrator.
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Wesley Centre

Saville Street
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LL United Kingdom
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From Free - £5

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From Fact to Fiction with Tracy Borman

September 22 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tracy Borman discusses her recently published debut novel The King’s Witch and explains why she enjoys having licence to embellish a true story with fictitious detail.
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The Milton Rooms

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LX United Kingdom
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From £7 - £10

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Nick Toczek’s Dragon Show

September 22 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dragons-themed magic tricks, stories, puppets and some of the best dragon poems you will have ever heard.
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Wesley Centre

Saville Street
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LL United Kingdom
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From Free - £5

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Crime Time with Stephen Booth

September 22 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

An introduction of the gripping new crime thriller, Fall Down Dead, set in in the Peak District.
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The Milton Rooms

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LX United Kingdom
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From £7 - £10

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The Art of the Short Story with Chris Power

September 22 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

A discussion on the very precise art of short story writing and the announcement of the winner of our 2018 Short Story Competition.
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Talbot Hotel

Yorkersgate
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7AJ United Kingdom
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From £5 - £10

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The Huntress Trilogy by Sarah Driver

September 22 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join the creator of this stunning fantasy adventure for its epic and thrilling conclusion.
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Wesley Centre

Saville Street
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LL United Kingdom
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From Free - £5

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Women and Social Media: Sexting, sharing and cyberbullies

September 22 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An exploration into the challenges of managing an on-line profile and what to do if it spins out of control.
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The Milton Rooms

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LX United Kingdom
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From £7 - £10

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A Bedtime Story with Emily Gravett

September 22 | 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Grab a teddy, pull on your PJs and head out for a charming bedtime story
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Wesley Centre

Saville Street
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LL United Kingdom
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From Free - £5

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Peter Stafford Bow

September 22 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Peter Stafford-Bow will be reading from his recently-published novel Corkscrew accompanied by a tutored wine tasting.
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The Milton Rooms

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LX United Kingdom
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From £15 - £25

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October 2018

An Evening with Alexander McCall Smith

October 5 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A special 20th Anniversary evening with this extraordinarily accomplished writer, who will be talking about the latest book in his No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series.
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Helmsley Arts Centre

The Old Meeting House
Helmsley, YO62 5DW United Kingdom
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Schools Event – Poetry Day

October 19 | 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

A day celebrating the joy of performance poetry, featuring award-winning author and poet, Wes Magee.
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The Milton Rooms

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LX United Kingdom
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From £125

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The Lost Words

October 19 | 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

The Lost Words, written by Robert Macfarlane and illustrated by Jackie Morris is a response to the removal of words such as conker, bramble, fern and kingfisher from the Oxford Junior Dictionary
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The Milton Rooms

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LX United Kingdom
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Botanical Bliss – Appreciating the Essence of Poetry and Gin!

October 19 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

An evening of music and sublime poetry over a gin cocktail.
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The Milton Rooms

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LX United Kingdom
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From £25 - £40

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Gothic Horror with Donna Marie McCarthy

October 27 | 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Meet this writer of gothic horror and twisted fairy tales. Discover what inspires Donna’s writing and get to know her favourite characters over coffee.
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YO Bakehouse

12 - 14 Market Street
Malton, YO17 7LY United Kingdom
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The Frighteners by Peter Laws

October 27 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Meet the Baptist Minister who explains why we love being scared by all things that go bump in the night.
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Talbot Hotel

Yorkersgate
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7AJ United Kingdom
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Grey Dog Tales from John Linwood Grant

October 27 | 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

The bearded creature born by the North Sea who loves lurchers will discuss his strange stories.
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YO Bakehouse

12 - 14 Market Street
Malton, YO17 7LY United Kingdom
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Goblins & Vampires with Simon Clark

October 27 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Meet the man who brought Vampires into Leppington and hear about some of his spooky experiences.
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Talbot Hotel

Yorkersgate
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7AJ United Kingdom
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Vile Verse with Phil Breach

October 27 | 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

Enjoy your afternoon tea with poetry as Phil Breach versifies The Wyrd with black-hearted beast tales and blasphemies of the flesh.
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YO Bakehouse

12 - 14 Market Street
Malton, YO17 7LY United Kingdom
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Ghostly Goosebumps with Karen Perkins

October 27 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Have you ever been certain you’re being watched, only to realise there’s no one in the room? Most of us have a sensitivity to spirit, but we have many different reactions to it. Karen Perkins explores her own ghostly experiences through her Yorkshire Ghost Stories. Ryedale Spook Fest is the perfect occasion for everyone fascinated by the spectral to share their encounters with the supernatural. Suitable for ages 14+
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Talbot Hotel

Yorkersgate
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7AJ United Kingdom
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Writing Revealed

October 27 | 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

A panel of horror writers, publishers and editors will be awaiting your questions about the journey to becoming a published writer.
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Talbot Hotel

Yorkersgate
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7AJ United Kingdom
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The Power and the Glory of Metrical Poetry

October 27 | 4:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Sign-up for a 2-hour workshop to write and develop your own piece of metrical poetry with the support of poet Phil Breach.
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Talbot Hotel

Yorkersgate
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7AJ United Kingdom
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From £15

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