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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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Schools Event: Lauren Child

September 22 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A chance to listen to Lauren Child talk about her passion for writing and illustration children’s books and to find out more about her books for older readers; Clarice Bean and Ruby Redfort.
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The Milton Rooms

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

From £35 - £60

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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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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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Harry the Dirty Dog

September 23 | 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Listen to the story of a dirty doggy before decorating your biscuit to devour or take away.
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Kingfisher Café

9 Saville Street
Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LL 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

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 and Gail Honeyman

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

Join bestselling authors Gail Honeyman and Susie Steiner to discuss the allure of the difficult protagonist and how to bring them to life.
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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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Schools event – Poetry Day

October 6 | 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Ryedale Primary Schools are invited to join our day celebrating the joy of performance poetry in Malton. In the morning the children will enjoy an interactive poetry workshop with Mandy Coe and friends, and in the afternoon they will experience or take part in the Grand Final of the P-Factor 2017.
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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 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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From £5

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