Ryedale Book Festival

Yorkshire Arboretum

logo-portraitJoin us for a day of literary delights with a tree theme. Our events are included with standard admission to the Arboretum. www.yorkshirearboretum.org.

The featured books will be on sale from Scarborough bookseller Wardle & Jones. WardleandJones_logo

This event is sponsored by Intelsius. www.intelsius.comIntelsius Low Res

9.00- 1.00: Creative workshop with Alice Fox

Get inspired by the glorious landscape of the Arboretum in this half-day leaf-stitching workshop with artist Alice Fox.

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11.00 - 3.00: Cat Weatherill

Performance storyteller Cat Weatherill will take you on a wildly imaginative journey with pirates, prophecies and enormous hedgehogs.

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1.30 - 3.15: Karin Celestine

Karin Celestine will be reading her charming stories and leading a craft activity that is suitable for all the family.

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1.15 - 2.00: Daniela Nunnari

Tree-themed poetry readings from Ryedale poet Daniela Nunnari and the chance to write your own poem drawing inspiration from the beautiful surroundings.

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2.30 - 3.30: Professor Fiona Stafford

Meet author Prof. Fiona Stafford and her book, The Long Long Life of Trees, a lyrical tribute to the diversity of trees, their physical beauty, their special characteristics and uses, and their ever-evolving meanings.

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