Ryedale Book Festival
Join 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.
This event is sponsored by Intelsius. www.intelsius.com
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.
11.00 - 3.00: Cat Weatherill
Performance storyteller Cat Weatherill will take you on a wildly imaginative journey with pirates, prophecies and enormous hedgehogs.
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.
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.
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.