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June 2017
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Amy Jane Beer

June 25 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

A half-day intensive writing workshop with biologist, writer and editor Dr Amy-Jane Beer, who will guide you through the science, art and technique of nature writing.
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Scampston Hall

Scampston, North Yorkshire YO17 8NG United Kingdom
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£

From £25

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Anneliese Emmans Dean

June 25 | 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

A wildlife walk round the walled garden – full of laughter, rhythm and rhyme
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Scampston Hall

Scampston, North Yorkshire YO17 8NG United Kingdom
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£

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Lizzy Stewart

June 25 | 11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Join Prize-winning children’s book illustrator Lizzy Stewart for Stories and Tiger Mask Making.
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Scampston Hall

Scampston, North Yorkshire YO17 8NG United Kingdom
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£

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Horatio Clare

June 25 | 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Nature writer Horatio Clare will be introducing his new book and inviting 8-12 year olds to create their own insect character.
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Scampston Hall

Scampston, North Yorkshire YO17 8NG United Kingdom
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£

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Jacob Polley

June 25 | 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

A rare opportunity for a poetry recital from the winner of the the 2016 T.S. Eliot Prize for poetry, Jacob Polley.
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Scampston Hall

Scampston, North Yorkshire YO17 8NG United Kingdom
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£

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July 2017
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Rachel Reeves

July 13 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meet MP and author Rachel Reeves and hear the remarkable story of Alice Bacon, narrating one woman’s extraordinary progression from the coalfields to the Commons.
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Kirkbymoorside Library

7 High Marketplace
Kirkbymoorside, YO62 6AT United Kingdom
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£

From £5

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August 2017
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Alice Fox

August 20 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

Castle Howard
York, YO60 7BY United Kingdom
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£

From £25

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Cat Weatherill

August 20 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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

Castle Howard
York, YO60 7BY United Kingdom
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£

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Karin Celestine

August 20 | 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

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

Castle Howard
York, YO60 7BY United Kingdom
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£

From £1.50

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Daniela Nunnari

August 20 | 12:00 pm - 4:20 pm

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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The Yorkshire Arboretum

Castle Howard
York, YO60 7BY United Kingdom
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£

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Fiona Stafford

August 20 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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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The Yorkshire Arboretum

Castle Howard
York, YO60 7BY United Kingdom
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£

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September 2017
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Wendy Holden

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

Meet Wendy and hear about her extensive writing career, latest books and find out about what it was like editing a news column for a celebrity IT girl in the 90s.
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Norton Library

Commercial Street
Norton, YO17 9ES United Kingdom
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£

From £5

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Oskar’s Amazing Adventure

September 22 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am

The tale of a puppy’s search for friendship in the wilderness of the Alps.
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The Milton Rooms

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

From £4 - £30

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Leanda de Lisle

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

The fascinating tale of our most vivid royal dynasty.
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St Mary’s Priory

Old Malton Road
Malton, YO17 7HB United Kingdom
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£

From £5 - £10

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Austentatious

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

An improvised comedy play starring a cast of the country’s quickest comic performers.
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The Milton Rooms

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

From £15

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Malton Methodist Church

September 23 | 9:45 am - 12:00 pm

Hear some stories about two special dogs. Followed by a craft.
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St Michael’s Church

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LP United Kingdom
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£

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Felix the Railway Cat

September 23 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Hear the remarkable true tale of a close-knit community and its amazing bond with a very special cat.
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The Milton Rooms

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

From £5

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Hairy Maclary at Peagreen Pottery

September 23 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come and meet Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy and all his crazy canine friends at Peagreen Pottery.
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Peagreen Pottery

3 Market Street
Malton, YO17 7LY United Kingdom
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£

From £7.50

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Johnny-Tipler

Johnny Tipler

September 23 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join car journalist and author Johnny Tipler for a glass of something suitably F1 as he shares his passion for all things fast and four-wheeled!
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Talbot Hotel

Yorkersgate
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7AJ United Kingdom
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£

From £10

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Val Wood

September 23 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meet winner of the Catherine Cookson Prize for Fiction, Val Wood.
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The Milton Rooms

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

From £1 - £6

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Tim Hopgood

September 23 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join acclaimed author/illustrator Tim Hopgood and his new creation, Doodle Dogs, at the most artistic dog show in town.
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St Michael’s Church

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LP United Kingdom
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£

From £5

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Felix Francis

September 23 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Meet international bestselling author and son of crime writer and National Hunt jockey Dick Francis
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Jack Berry House

Old Malton Road
Malton, YO17 7EY United Kingdom
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£

From £5 - £10

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Lauren Child

September 23 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join multi-award-winning author and artist, Lauren Child, as she introduces her brand new Charlie and Lola picture book.
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St Michael’s Church

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LP United Kingdom
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£

From £5

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Adrian Mourby

September 23 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Award-winning BBC drama producer and travel journalist Adrian Mourby follows his literary heroes around the world, exploring 50 places where great works of literature first saw the light of day.
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Talbot Hotel

Yorkersgate
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7AJ United Kingdom
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£

From £15

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Andrew Cope

September 23 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Meet Andrew Cope, author of the best-selling children’s series ‘Spy Dog’, ‘Spy Pups’ & ‘Spy Cat’.
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St Michael’s Church

Market Place
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LP United Kingdom
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£

From £5

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Susie-Steiner

Susie Steiner

September 23 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Susie Steiner discusses what it takes to create an appealing detective.
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The Milton Rooms

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

From £1 - £6

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Rowland White

September 23 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

A spellbinding account of the first flight of the Space Shuttle, one of the great technological developments of the late 20th century.
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The Milton Rooms

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

From £1 - £6

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October 2017
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The Mile Roses and Mandy Coe

October 6 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Multi instrumental folk music and and prize-winning performance poetry.
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The Milton Rooms

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

From £8 - £15

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November 2017
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Julia Chapman

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

Meet the author of the Dales Detective mysteries, Date with Death, and Date with Malice.
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Pickering Library

The Ropery
Pickering, YO18 8DY United Kingdom
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£

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