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October 2018

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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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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Gothic Horror with Donna Maria 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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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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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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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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